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Dinner for Schmucks

Rating:PG-13 (for sequences of crude and sexual content, some partial nudity and language)
Genre:Comedy
Release Date:July 30, 2010
Running time:114 minutes
Cast:Paul Rudd, Steve Carrell, Stephanie Szostak, Jemaine Clement, Zach Galifianakis
Director:Jay Roach
Producer:Laurie MacDonald, Walter F. Parkes
Writer:Ken Daurio, David Guion, Michael Handelman, Cinco Paul, Francis Veber, Jon Vitti
Distributor:Paramount Studios

Description: Tim, an up-and-coming executive, has just received his first invitation to the "dinner for idiots," a monthly event hosted by his boss that promises bragging rights (and maybe more) to the exec that shows up with the biggest buffoon. Tim's fiancée, Julie, finds it distasteful and Tim agrees to skip the dinner, until he bumps into Barry - an IRS employee who devotes his spare time to building elaborate taxidermy mouse dioramas - and quickly realizes he's struck idiot gold. Tim can't resist, and invites Barry, whose blundering good intentions soon sends Tim's life into a frenzied downward spiral and a series of comic misadventures, threatening a major business deal, bringing crazy stalker ex-girlfriend, Darla, back into Tim's life and driving Julie (or so Tim thinks) into the arms of another man.

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