Douchebag (2010)

A loud-mouthed lout has a less than cordial reunion with his brother in this independent comedy drama from director Drake Doremus. Sam Nussbaum (Andrew Dickler) is an insufferably opinionated loser who has somehow managed to charm a… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: October 1, 2010
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Calvin Wilson
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

This unfortunately titled film has an offbeat charm that just about makes up for its short running time.

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Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer

As anthropological study, as a short-storylike glimpse into a character better observed from afar -- or through the lens of a jumpy digital video camera -- Douchebag is undeniably fascinating.

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Kelly Vance
East Bay Express

The slo-mo speed bumps and hiccups indicate too much thought and emotion rather than not enough.

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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

Despite the brief running time, audiences will likely lose interest before the film's speedy conclusion; turns out the most unexpected -- and entertaining -- thing about "Douchebag" is its title.

Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times

The most provocative thing about the DIY trifle Douchebag is its title, and even that doesn't amount to much.

Cole Smithey

If watching men dressed and acting like eight-year-old boys appeals to you then "Douchebag" might be your bag. At least the filmmakers titled it properly.

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Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune

Writer/director Drake Doremus has created a funny movie where the humor comes from the nature of the characters rather than obvious comic setups.

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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly

It's a minimalist Sideways, not so much mumblecore as talkycore.

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Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru

A focused and mostly compelling drama with interesting characters and very natural, raw performances, but its lazy, rushed third act sinks it into mediocrity and blandness.

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