A couple is kidnapped and threatened at gunpoint by a group of men. Parents need to know that Drunk Parents is an intentionally offensive comedy starring and. Overview After sending their daughter off to college, Frank and Nancy's financial circumstances worsen to the point of forcing them to do unthinkable acts. Along the way, they are met with several obstacles and people who attempt to hinder their follies. Answer that, and you'll garner the one positive lesson that this mess could pass on to a teen: In real life, business gets done through building relationships.
Attempted sexual assaults are played for humor. Do you think the filmmakers are trying to project a message about drinking? Baldwin can portray an irascible elitist in his sleep, but Hayek plays her upper-class housewife as so over the top that it constitutes bad acting. Baby Ruth candy bars figure prominently. While the story is an exaggeration, do you think there's truth to the domino effect of troubles piling on? Two men catch on fire and scream while covered head to toe in flames. Rich people have lots of material goods; it's seen that their financial difficulties started with buying expensive things they didn't need. Ebay is mentioned as business idea inspiration, and Marlboro cigarettes are seen.
. A woman dresses in tight clothes and uses her sexuality to secure a business deal. We're supposed to feel good that the couple fosters a little girl whose drug-trafficker dad is in jail, but considering how vile these characters are, it's no reward to the child -- or the audience. While drunk, the two launch a scheme to make money while keeping up appearances that they're still rolling in dough. In a society that's increasingly learning to be sensitive to typically suppressed communities, can this type of comedy continue to thrive? Is there a line beyond which the comedy goes too far? From selling off their furniture on the front lawn, to renting out their neighbor's house without his permission, they contrive many schemes for monetary gain. Materialism is off the charts, and a couple steals from their friends and scams others to keep up their facade of having money. While Wolf also directed the successful comedy , Drunk Parents has issues on every level: the script, the directing, the editing, the sound quality, and even the acting.
A character is pepper-sprayed in the face. A married couple kisses often and, when planning to have sex, is seen in their underwear -- although mostly covered up. Release Date: R 1 hr 37 min Plot Summary After one too many drinks, two parents come up with an elaborate plan to hide their ever increasing financial difficulties from their daughter and judgmental social circle. Entitled teens complain about what their dad isn't buying them. Do you think it works here? They must eventually face the authorities in this hilarious comedy of two inebriated individuals.
Spanx is a recurring joke. Do you think desperation leads to bad choices? Skip this irredeemable movie, even if it's playing for free and there's nothing else to do for two hours. Lots of name-calling and put-downs. A character is hit with a shovel. Pedophilia is a recurring joke, including a convicted sex offender being portrayed sympathetically and a young teen setting up his relatives to look like they molested him.
Those who watch will be left with one question: How did a film so bad get so many big stars? Which characters are deserving of the audience's compassion? As the title indicates, the characters make a bad decision while under the influence but then double-down on both the poor choices and the alcohol consumption. It's so humorless and out of touch with today's comedy boundaries -- cringey in a terrible way, with elements like pedophile characters and making jokes at the expense of the disabled -- that viewers' jaws are likely to be left on the ground in horror. Wealthy characters drive a Volvo. Drunk Parents tries to be offensive comedy, but it's just offensively bad. The film boasts an ensemble cast of seasoned comedic actors, but they make all the bumbling, unforced errors of a beginning improv troupe. One character attacks another, choking him.
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