Rubber
Rubber (2011)

RUBBER is the story of Robert, an inanimate tire that has been abandoned in the desert, and suddenly and inexplicably comes to life. As Robert roams the bleak landscape, he discovers that he possesses terrifying telepathic powers that give… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: June 7, 2011
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Critic Score
68%
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User Score
46%



Critic Score: 68% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A clever premise gets plenty of comic blood and violence, but its hampered by some questionable storytelling techniques from director Quentin Dupieux.

Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic

Your enjoyment of French filmmaker Quentin's Dupieux's movie depends in large part on your capacity to enjoy the absurd. I enjoyed it quite a bit.

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Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

"Rubber" is a silly thing. But it doesn't stop at silly.

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Chase Whale
Gordon and the Whale

The greatest meta movie about a killer tire ever made.

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Tom Long
Detroit News

Rubber will undoubtedly be the best film about a round, hollow serial killer released this year.

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Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail

More a deadpan art provocation than a real movie, Rubber is spun out like a musical theme through a series of variations.

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Amy Curtis
We Got This Covered

The killer tire concept is great and the bizarre humor works very well, making this a wholly enjoyable film.

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Ty Burr
Boston Globe

If "Rubber'' was half as smart as it is clever, we might be talking gonzo midnight four-star classic here.

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Jeff Shannon
Seattle Times

Goofily amusing for 85 minutes, and a fitting B-feature to the E.T. comedy "Paul."

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Will Leitch
Deadspin

This is a movie about how watching movies is stupid.

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Flixster Audience Score: 46% Flixster User Reviews
Greg S
Through binoculars, a band of spectators in the desert watch the story of a sentient telekinetic tire who kills, for no reason. Strange, meta-clever and pretty… More
Ken Stachnik
Quentin's Dupieux gets points for being totally commitment to the ridiculous premise. It is however a little long at 85 minutes as the "plot"… More
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Anthony Lawrie
I liked Rubber because it's strange, original and stylish. The fact that it is a parody that pokes fun at other films, film makers and formulaic Hollywood… More
Alex roy
Average comedy horror about a killer tire. Yeah...You heard that right. Other than its ridiculous premise, this is a slow paced film that is pretty fun, and… More
Tim Salmons
Rubber has got to be the most bizarre and interesting film that I've seen this year, and that's over Out, which I found to be postively off its… More

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