Step Brothers Synopsis
Two spoiled men (Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly) become rivals when their parents marry.
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New York Post

By Kyle Smith
There is too much funny here for a movie (even though it continues into the closing credits). Step Brothers should be a TV show.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
While Ferrell and Reilly are great together, hatching harebrained schemes that have no basis in reality, part of the unexpected treat of...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Step Brothers is a Judd Apatow production and it's the closest that the Apatow factory has come to spitting out a dumb-and-dumber...
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Starting at infantile and regressing hysterically from there, Step Brothers flies on the comic chemistry of Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly.
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Take the kids at your peril. Mismarketing aside, Step Brothers is crudely funny, which means that sometimes it's crudely hilarious and more...
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San Francisco Chronicle

Essentially a throwaway film.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
America loves dysfunctional families, but haven't we seen enough middle-aged losers who haven't grown up?
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
The only thing that can explain middle-aged men acting like 6-year-olds is mental retardation, and there's nothing funny about that. The...
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
So that's three snickers, not counting the Bush quote, 'cause including that one ain't fair, man.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
There's a good subject for satire here, the extended adolescence of American kids. But satire presupposes maturity, or at least some...
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Entertaining comedy

By Some_ol'_Doo
First off, for those who haven't seen it, don't rate it. If I had rated it before I had seen it, I would have said that, from the trailers, this movie looks stupid and reminiscent of pretty much every...


By cymbalthrasher
I saw this at an advanced screening and I never stopped laughing. It's one of those movies where you don't really care about any plot, you just wanna see what kinda gags they're gonna come up with...


By zjim377
Looks pretty god as far as the trailer is conserned. Will and John are at it again in which looks to be a great movie....

Step Brothers

By silverone
The movie was one of the funniest I've seen in theaters in a while. The humor was childish, but can you expect from Will Ferrell. He's still good even though he's the same person in all of these...

Great Movie!

By streinen
I really enjoyed this movie. I really hope they make a sequel. The acting was terrific, and the wardrobe alone should win an Oscar!...

Same material, different setting.

By davemilz
There are a few laugh out loud hilarious moments, butt he film really goes off the deep end towards the end. Doesn't destroy the movie, but leaves a bad taste in your mouth. Still, a good...

ummm wow

By jakethesnake986
I waz seeing the zohan in the hour of previews they sowed this last i gotta say looked pretty funny could be another hit from semi pros jackie moon the only bad movie he had was stranger than...


By xxkarmaxx
This is the funniest movie ever. You need to go and see it. I laughed so hard a lot during this movie. Funniest movie ever!!!!...


By jesusisafake12
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By Movieloverdd
Whoever don't like Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly is BORING PERSON! ( like the one below me! hehe )...

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Rated R | For crude and sexual content, and pervasive language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Foul-mouthed Ferrell comedy isn't very funny. No kids.
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