You, Me and Dupree – Movie Review

You, Me and Dupree Movie 2006
You, Me and Dupree Movie 2006 Poster.
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Movie – You, Me and Dupree

Direction –  Anthony Russo & Joe Russo

Country – U.S (Hollywood)                                                                                Language – English

Cast –  Kate HudsonOwen WilsonMatt Dillon

Releasing Year – 2006                                                                                 Genre –  Comedy, Romance

You, Me and Dupree Review:

Starring Owen Wilson, Kate Hudson, Matt Dillon, and Michael Douglas in lead roles, You, Me and Dupree is a romantic comedy stuff. However, there’s much much to laugh about in the film. Carl and Molly are in love and they get married in Hawaii. As the newlyweds start their new phase of life, they have an uninvited guest in the form of “Randolph Dupree”. Dupree is Carl’s best friend and he is been fired from work and is sleeping in a bar for few days.

Seeing his friend’s misery, Carl invites him to stay with him and Molly at their home. Upon listening to this from Carl, Molly reluctantly allows Dupree to stay but for few days only. Dupree as per his nature gets friendly with all the kids of the area. He starts creating troubles at Carl’s home (unintentionally of course). But the couple is forced to throw him out when a fire broke out in the home because of Dupree’s negligence while making love to a girl (Mandy, the Librarian whom Molly has arranged for Dupree for a date).

Kate Hudson in You, Me and Dupree
                                                                                          Kate Hudson in You, Me and Dupree

Dupree takes his bicycle and belongings and leaves their place. Molly and Carl feel emancipated for awhile but they have to bring him back when Molly finds him sitting alone in the rain. The situation for Dupree becomes more difficult when he develops a good relationship with Molly and Carl starts doubting his intentions. Now, will their friendship survive this test? The rest you could find out after watching You, Me and Dupree.

My Verdict and Rating:

I could only give 5/10 to You, Me and Dupree. The reason is that the movie has a very thin storyline. The film relies so much on the individual brilliance of Owen Wilson that it becomes boring without any substantial part played by others. Kate Hudson is charming but that’s the only thing about her in You, Me and Dupree. Matt Dillon is a seasoned actor but looks average in this flick. The music and background score are okay, the direction is fine, and the cinematography too is good. But in my view, as a whole package You, Me and Dupree fails to impress. I would only recommend watching this movie if you have nothing else to do on a given day. Otherwise, it’s a movie that you can easily miss without any discomfort.

 

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Born on 3rd January 1989 in Aligarh, India. I have completed my Masters degree in Communication Studies. I believe "Cinema" is a very powerful tool to communicate with masses across the world. I always lookout for good cinema and share my views about it to the world. This is the reason of me having this website.