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Mark Duplass & Jay Duplass

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About the Movie

Still single seven years after his marriage breakup, John (John C. Reilly) has all but given up on romance. But to his and everyone else's surprise, he manages to meet the gorgeous and spirited Molly (Marisa Tomei) at a party. Their chemistry is immediate but Molly is oddly reluctant to take the relationship beyond John's house. John follows her home and discovers the other man in Molly's life: her son, Cyrus (Jonah Hill). Cyrus is his mom's best friend and will go to any lengths to protect Molly and is definitely not ready to share her with anyone. Soon the two are locked in a battle of wits for the woman they both love — and only one man can be left standing when it's over!

Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews


  • Reviews Counted: 154
  • Fresh: 124
  • Rotten: 30
  • Average Rating: 6.9/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Fresh: The Duplasses are showing how modern Americans think, talk and live. – Mick LaSalle, San Francisco Chronicle, Jun 24, 2010

Fresh: Even at its most troubling, Cyrus is powered by a deep vein of humanism, one that offers hope to even the weirdest among us. – Ann Hornaday, Washington Post, Jul 9, 2010

Fresh: Jonah Hill delivers a craftier comic performance than anything in his box-office hits, but what really elevates the story above its shticky premise is the combined neuroses of all three characters. – J. R. Jones, Chicago Reader, Jun 25, 2010

Rotten: The questions here are good; it's the answers that feel like a cheat. – Rick Groen, Globe and Mail, Jun 25, 2010

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Customer Reviews

Funny, but weird..

It's worth seeing, but it's not the best comedy of 2010


if you don't like it you will hate it but i'm talking to a very very very very small percentage of the people that watched it.

the other 99 percent of the people who watched it and loved it know how fantastic it is. It's a diamond in the rough that most people didn't really even know about when it came out. I dragged 5 of my friends to see it that had no idea what it was and when it was over they considered it one of the best movies they watched this year.

leave your preconceived notions for Riley at the door because the plot, character development, relationships, everything is on point. It's a very realistic depiction of life and the human experience. People are funny but they don't have the same humor as what you see in great comedies. Riley and Jonah Hill are able to depict reality and all of it's dark, subtle, and weird quirks. The stuff everyone laughs about everyday are brought to life in the film. The bad times, good times, and everything in between are fully realized in this story and acted out in a way that everyone can find something to laugh about. If you open your mind to the idea that Riley is more than just a comedian you will like this movie.

you'll also like this if you like the original Office.
i love this film

Good Duplass movie

Cyrus was pretty good, it was funny and had good performances from C. Reily, tomei, and hill. It was pretty difference than the other 2 Duplass movies( the guy who did baghead, and is Peter in the league ) trust me though this movie is way funnier than the league and has some touching moments in it, though the movie is still pretty strange.

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  • $7.99
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Released: 2010

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