Humpday (2009)

It's been a decade since Ben and Andrew were the bad boys of their college campus. Ben has settled down and found a job, wife, and home. Andrew took the alternate route as a vagabond artist, skipping the globe from Chiapas to Cambodia.… More

Directed By:
Rated: R
Running Time:
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: November 17, 2009
Add Your Rating
Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
User Score

Available Online

Critic Score: 79% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Observant and insightful, this indie comedy takes a different tack on the "bromance" but still makes a point without sermonizing.

Tom Huddlestone
Time Out

What finally lifts 'Humpday' above macho junk like 'The Hangover' is its all-inclusive warmth: for all their adolescent self-delusion, Shelton truly loves these characters. And after 90 minutes, so will you.

Full review…
Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Humpday is something surprising: a sharply observed slice of life, an entertaining example of the microbudget genre called mumblecore.

Full review…
Simon Miraudo

It's a comedy that grows beyond any Apatovian expectations and expertly avoids being an ode to 'Gay panic' a'la I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry.

Full review…
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

What's intriguing in this set-up is what the dare might teach the guys about the nature of sexuality.

Full review…
Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune

Writer/director Lynn Shelton's sexual sitcom is a lighthearted satire of machismo and insecurity where the laughs emerge from restless, uncomfortable silences.

Full review…
Josh Larsen
LarsenOnFilm us a real feel for a friendship, its insecurities and the competition that results (especially in one of cinema's most amusingly pathetic games of pickup basketball).

Full review…
Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post

Getting to the showdown is a fine and funny journey.

Full review…
Amy Biancolli
Houston Chronicle

Humpday succeeds by grounding its risqué premise in the awkwardness and humor of real people trying their damnedest to communicate. A lot.

Full review…
Kelly Vance
East Bay Express

So what is Humpday really about? If anything, the power of women

Full review…
More reviews for Humpday

Flixster Audience Score: 51% Flixster User Reviews
Jim Hunter
After a drunken dare two male friends, one of whom is married, agree to shoot a sex scene together. The first scene with Ben and Anna lying in bed is almost… More
Gordon Anderson
Worthy if minor indie love-in which runs out of steam when you realise where its going and I never really bought the contrived set up.
Melvin White
Andrew: That's the tricky thing. It's the difference between this and bungee jumping, is that bungee jumping, you just walk to the edge and jump... … More
Leigh Ryan
Emily Armstrong
Okay, if you're like a friend of mine, who finds scenes of extreme awkwardness so uncomfortable that you're not even willing to sit through them… More
Aaron Neuwirth
Ben: What a wild life you live, my friend. A film that basically explores the very limits of where a bromance can take two people. A somewhat funny human… More

More Like This