• Role Models (2008)

Role Models

Release Date: November 7th, 2008

DVD Release Date: March 10th, 2009

R |1 hr 39 min

Plot Summary

After salesmen Danny (Paul Rudd) and Wheeler (Seann William Scott) trash a company truck, the court gives them a choice: jail time or community service in a mentoring program. Thinking to take the easy way out, the two overgrown adolescents find themselves paired with a teenager (Christopher Mintz-Plasse), who is experiencing the pangs of first love, and a foul-mouthed fifth-grader (Bobb'e J. Thompson), who needs an attitude adjustment.

Cast: Seann William Scott, Paul Rudd, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Jane Lynch, Bobb'e J. Thompson, Elizabeth Banks, Ken Jeong, Ken Marino

Director: David Wain

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Stuber-Parent

Distributors: Universal Pictures

Keywords: 2000s, Brother, Love, Growing up, Hilarious, Friendship, Friend, Heartwarming, School

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    It's pretty formulaic stuff, and earns its R rating with profanity and unapologetically gratuitous female nudity, but somehow has a winning knuckleheaded charm. show more

  • 40
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Furiously raunchy, occasionally bright and eventually benumbing comedy. show more

  • 70
    The Hollywood Reporter

    Rudd and Scott hail from different universes of movie comedy, but manage together here just fine, particularly since each takes a different path. show more

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