IMDb: Paul Rudd and Seann William Scott star in Role Models as Danny and Wheeler, two salesmen who trash a company truck on an energy drink-fueled bender. Upon their arrest, the court gives them a choice: do hard time or spend 150 hours with a mentorship program. After one day with the kids, however, jail doesn't look half bad. Once the center's ex-con director (Jane Lynch) gives them an ultimatum, Danny and Wheeler are forced to tailor their brand of immature wisdom to their charges, Augie (Christopher Mintz-Plasse) and Ronnie (Bobb'e J. Thompson). And if they can just make it through probation without getting thrown in jail, the world's worst role models will prove that, sometimes, it takes a village idiot to raise a child.
Roger Ebert: 3 Stars
Michael Phillips: 2 1/2 Stars
EW: Owan Gleiberman: B+
A. O. Scott: NA
At The Movies: Ben Mankiewicz: See It, Ben Lyons: See It
Fandango: 21 Oh No, 17 No, 51 So-So, 144 Go, 199 Must Go
Rotten Tomatoes: T-Meter: 75% (Fresh), Top Critics: 67% (Fresh), RT Community: 90% (Fresh)
Metacritic: Critics: 59 out of 100, Users: 7.6 out of 10
Yahoo Movies: Critics: B- Users: A-
Source Material: Original Comedy Written by Timothy Dowling, Paul Rudd, Ken Marino, and David Wain
Action: Common: Dramatic/ Comic driven.
Acting and Dialogue: Brilliant: I loved most if not all jokes Bobb'e J. Thompson is one of funniest characters, if not the funniest, in the film.
Cinematography: Common: Comedies usually don't bring achievements in cinematography.
Direction: Brilliant: Pace was good, also a decent story.
Sound: Common: Sound track wasn't half bad
Special and Visual FX: Common: none/ very little
Overall: B, good movie for a laugh...bring a buddy and have a laugh.