• Rubber (2011)


Release Date: April 1st, 2011

DVD Release Date: June 7th, 2011

R |1 hr 22 min

Plot Summary

A sentient tire rolls through the desert, using the power of its mind to make small animals -- and human heads -- explode.

Cast: Stephen Spinella, Roxane Mesquida, Jack Plotnick, Wings Hauser, Ethan Cohn, Charley Koontz, Tara O'Brien, Daniel Quinn

Director: Quentin Dupieux

Genres: Comedy , Horror

Production Co: Realitism Films, Elle Driver, Sindika Dokolo, Backup Films, 1.85 Films, Canal+, ARTE France, arte France Cinéma

Keywords: Love

Ratings & Reviews

  • 40
    The Hollywood Reporter

    With a homicidal tire as the main character, the film isn't scary enough to qualify as horror and not nearly as amusing as a black comedy should be. show more

  • 25
    Stephanie ZacharekMovieline

    Rubber could have been a modest horror novelty, a wicked, malevolent version of "The Red Balloon." show more

  • 75
    Ian BuckwalterNPR

    What sets Dupieux's film apart is its unexpected secondary dimension: an absurdist meta-commentary on cinema itself that hilariously articulates the notion that the movies stop existing the moment we stop watching, like the sound of an unobserved tree falling in the forest. show more

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