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The Brothers Solomon is a 2007 American comedy film starring Will Arnett and Will Forte.

The Brothers Solomon
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Theatrical release poster
Directed byBob Odenkirk
Produced byTom Werner
Matt Berenson
Written byWill Forte
StarringWill Arnett
Will Forte
Chi McBride
Kristen Wiig
Malin Åkerman
Music byJohn Swihart
CinematographyTim Suhrstedt
Edited byTracey Wadmore-Smith
Distributed byTriStar Pictures
Screen Gems
Release date
  • September 7, 2007 (2007-09-07)
Running time
93 minutes
CountryUnited States
Budget$10 million
Box office$1 million[1]



John and Dean are two sheltered happy-go-lucky brothers who want nothing more than to please their ailing father. Deciding a grandson will do the trick, the clueless boys set out to find a woman who can give them a baby. Finding Janine on Craigslist, they find the woman of their dreams, artificially inseminating her and spending the next nine months on a roller coaster of life, facing romantic and parental challenges along the way that are no match for their sunny attitude.



The film was a box office bomb, grossing only $1,035,056 out of a $10 million budget.

Reviews were overwhelmingly negative. On Rotten Tomatoes, the film received a 15% approval rating, based on 73 reviews, with a weighted average of 3.36/10. The site's consensus reads, "Squandering its impressive cast with poorly-directed gags, The Brothers Solomon is a one-joke film stretched well beyond its limits."[2] On Metacritic, the film received a score of 32 out of 100, based on 17 reviews.[3] However, the film has received a favorable User Submitted reviews which currently stand at a 7.8 out of 10, based on ratings from 43 users.[4] On At the Movies with Ebert & Roeper, Richard Roeper claimed he walked out of the film - something he had never done before.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "The Brothers Solomon (2007)". Box Office Mojo. IMDb. Retrieved 14 July 2019.
  2. ^ "The Brothers Solomon (2007)". Rotten Tomatoes. Fandango Media. Retrieved 14 July 2019.
  3. ^ The Brothers Solomon at Metacritic
  4. ^ "Read User Reviews and Submit your own for The Brothers Solomon - Metacritic". Metacritic.

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