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Brother Nature is a 2016 American comedy film directed by Osmany Rodriguez and Matt Villines, from a screenplay by Mikey Day, Cameron Fay, and Taran Killam. It stars Killam, Bobby Moynihan, Gillian Jacobs, Rita Wilson and Bill Pullman. The film was released in a limited release and through video on demand on September 9, 2016, by Insurge Pictures and Samuel Goldwyn Films.[1]

Brother Nature
Brother Nature poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by
Produced byLorne Michaels
Written by
Music byMark Maxwell
CinematographyDavid Robert Jones
Edited byKelly Lyon
Distributed by
Release date
  • September 9, 2016 (2016-09-09)
Running time
97 minutes
CountryUnited States

The film was originally titled Brother in Laws.[2][3]




In August 2014, it was announced Taran Killam, Bill Pullman, Rachael Harris, Rita Wilson, David Wain, and Bobby Moynihan had joined the cast of the film, with Matt Villines and Osmany Rodriguez directing from a screenplay by Killam, Cameron Fay, and Mikey Day, and Lorne Michaels serving as producer under his Broadway Video banner.[4][5][6]


The film was released in a limited release and through video on demand on September 9, 2016.[7]


  1. ^ Frucci, Adam (July 29, 2016). "The 'SNL'-Packed 'Brother Nature' Is Coming This Fall". Splitsider. Retrieved August 4, 2016.
  2. ^ Fox, Jesse David (2016-07-11). "Saturday Night Live Director Matt Villines Has Died at 39". Retrieved 2016-08-06.
  3. ^ Agard, Chancellor (2016-07-11). "Saturday Night Live director Matt Villines dies at 39". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2016-08-06.
  4. ^ McNary, Dave (August 21, 2014). "Taran Killam, Bill Pullman, Rachael Harris, Rita Wilson Join 'Brothers in Law'". Variety. Retrieved August 4, 2016.
  5. ^ Wright, Megh (August 22, 2014). "Lorne Michaels Is Producing a Movie Starring Taran Killam, Rachael Harris, David Wain, and Bobby Moynihan". Retrieved August 4, 2016.
  6. ^ Rife, Katie (August 22, 2014). "SNL's Taran Killam to star with Bill Pullman in Brothers In Law". AV Club. Retrieved August 4, 2016.
  7. ^ Calvario, Liz (August 4, 2016). "'Brother Nature' Trailer: Taran Killam Faces Humiliation From Bobby Moynihan In New Comedy". Retrieved August 4, 2016.

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