• The Do-Deca-Pentathlon (2012)

The Do-Deca-Pentathlon

Release Date: July 6th, 2012

DVD Release Date: September 18th, 2012

R |1 hr 16 min

Plot Summary

Two long-estranged siblings (Mark Kelly, Steve Zissis) resurrect their self-made, 25-event athletic contest that ended in a tie and permanently fractured their relationship when they were teens.

Cast: Mark Kelly, Steve Zissis, Jennifer Lafleur, Julie Vorus, Reid Williams, Brendan Robinson, Jordan Stidham, Elton LeBlanc

Director: Jay Duplass , Mark Duplass

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Duplass Brothers

Keywords: Rivalry, Rise, Witty, 2010s, Brother

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    Inevitable or not, it's fun watching two middle-aged lunkheads reverting to adolescent competitiveness, and the fun is compounded by secrecy. show more

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    It shares one annoying practice with their other early films: They like to use distracting little zooms in and out for no reason at all, except possibly to remind us the film is being shot with a camera. show more

  • 55
    Michelle OrangeMovieline

    The latest from brothers Mark and Jay Duplass (who co-wrote and directed) seems to expose the limits of a certain kind of realism by stretching them one man-child too far. show more

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