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Step Brothers (2008)

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Step Brothers is a American comedy film directed by Adam McKay, produced by Jimmy Miller and Judd Apatow, and written by Will Ferrell and McKay from a story by Ferrell, McKay, and John C. Reilly. It follows Brennan and Dale, two grown men who are forced to live together as brothers after their single parents, with whom they still live, marry each other. Richard Jenkins, Mary Steenburgen, Adam Scott and Kathryn Hahn also star.

The film was released by Sony Pictures Releasing on July 25, 2008, two years after Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby. Both films feature the same main actors, as well as the same producing and writing team. It grossed $128.1 million and received mixed reviews.

Brennan Huff and Dale Doback are immature adults still living at home. Brennan lives with his divorced mother, Nancy, and Dale lives with his widowed father, Robert. Robert and Nancy meet, fall in love, and get married, forcing Brennan and Dale to live with each other as step brothers.

Brennan and Dale despise each other for interfering with their lifestyles. Dale warns Brennan not to touch his drum kit, which Brennan later does anyway and is confronted by Dale. The argument over the drum kit erupts into a violent brawl between them. They are grounded with no television for a week following the incident and told they must find jobs within a month, or they will be evicted from the house.

Director: Adam McKay

Writers: Will Ferrell (story & screenplay), Adam McKay (story & screenplay), John C. Reilly (story)

Stars: Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Mary Steenburgen, Richard Jenkins, Adam Scott, Kathryn Hahn, Andrea Savage

Cast:

Will FerrellBrennan Huff
John C. ReillyDale Doback
Mary SteenburgenNancy Huff
Richard JenkinsDr. Robert Doback
Adam ScottDerek
Kathryn HahnAlice
Andrea SavageDenise
Lurie PostonTommy
Elizabeth YozampTiffany
Logan ManusChris Gardoki
Travis T. FloryRedheaded Kid (as Travis Flory)
Lili Rose McKay7-Year-Old Girl (as Lili McKay)
Shira PivenNurse
Seth MorrisDoctor
Wayne FedermanBlind Man
Maria QuibanTV Anchor
Danielle SchneiderReceptionist
Gillian VigmanPam Gringe
Brian HuskeyInterviewer
Adam McKayMan without Glasses
Seth RogenSporting Goods Manager
Chris HenchyFirst Homebuyer
Mary Catherine HamelinFirst Homebuyer
Ian RobertsMale Therapist
Erica Vittina PhillipsSecond Homebuyer
Phil LaMarrSecond Homebuyer
Rob RiggleRandy
Jason DavisTJ
Paula KillenRental Agent
Ken JeongEmployment Agent
Horatio SanzLead Singer
Kyle FeltsWine Mixer Heckler
Jake SzymanskiCaterer
Matt WalshDrunk Corporate Guy
Dmitri Schuyler-Linch6-Year-Old Derek
Bryce Hurless9-Year-Old Brennan
Brent WhiteTherapy Patient
Don AbernathyUpscale Businessman
Erin AffourtitOnline Store Clerk
Pedro Miguel ArceHardwire
Jeffrey AshkinCatalina Wine Mixer Guest
Ronnie BarronCIA Bartender (archive footage)
Denise BradleyRecital Critic
Pete BrownHelicopter Pilot
Troy ButcherFootball Player
Jeremy ClarkDerek’s Football Buddy
James CollinsGuy at Table
John D. CrawfordBekins Mover
Michael DaneDerek’s Birthday Party Guest
Craig A. DunlopAudience
Krystal EllsworthFeatured Dancer
Justin FixChoir Boy
Charlie GelbartHelicopter Girl
Tommy GerritsBoy in Park
Larry GoldsteinMaitre D’
Guy IannaconeCorporate Guy
Carol IlkuShop Owner
Amanda Lee JacobyStudent Back in the 80’s
Christopher Karl JohnsonWedding Guest / Dancer
Breaunna LakeStudent
Gregg LeeWine Mixer Guest
Michelle LenhardtScreaming Shopper
Tara MackenHigh School Gymnast
Debbie ProkopWine Mixer Guest / Dancer
Alex PulidoPlayground Kid
Kate RappoportGirl in Playground
Jarrod RobbinsBartender
Sandra RoskoMiddle School Kid
Erinn SelkisHelicopter Girl
Laimarie SerranoTJ’s Wife
Henry SilvaKurt Zagon (archive footage)
Steve SilverieDonnie Huff
Micah SudduthMangina Chior Boy

Sources: imdb & wikipedia

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