Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Best bro movies

Best bro movies
Some of the best movies to watch with your ‘bros’ may not have won any Oscars, but that doesn’t mean that they aren’t masterpieces. The Hangover II, the sequel to 2009′s ultimate bro flick, opens on May 26th prompting some of us to look back at some of the movies that have come out over the years that have all the best qualities of bro movies. Often bro movies consist of a rag tag group of dudes who are best friends or become best friends and are both goofy in humor as well as raunchy.
Lots of delicious awkward moments in this movie as two uncool guys do everything they can to hook up with girls before they leave high school, only to find their guy friendship is mired in co-dependence.
'Lethal Weapon'
No comment on why this unpredictable actor was so spot-on in playing the partner on the edge to Danny Glover's steady hand in this buddy cop-action flick
'Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle'
A Korean-American investment banker and Indian-American medical-school candidate (Kal Penn) get hungry, stoner style, finding adventure and encountering a TV star as they pursue a fast-food favorite.
'Clerks II'
The bros in this follow-up to "Clerks" are convenience store workers played by Jeff Andersonand Brian O'Halloran. The laughs revolve around endless impassioned debates on topics such as the merits of these popular movies.
'Wayne's World'
Metal heads Wayne and Garth perform their own public-access cable show from Wayne's basement in a Midwestern town in "Wayne's World," a movie that riffs off a popular television show sketch. Don't forget the sequel. 
'Dude, Where's My Car?'
The title says it all: A couple of guys wake up after a wild night and realize they've lost their car along with any memories of the night before. 
'Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid'
This 1969 western pairs two well-known stars who play a couple of bank robbers heading to a South American country with a beautiful companion
'Dumb and Dumber'
It's all about cluelessness in this movie that shines a spotlight on stupidity and slapstick as two buddies  travel cross-country. It also helped launch the career of a pair of two well-known writer-directors.
'Shaun of the Dead'
Shaun's life is in a slump, but before this movie's over, he and his best bros will have found all the excitement they can handle, what with slaying hordes of zombies. Check the other movie the real-life friends co-starred in. 
'I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry'
In a ploy to get domestic partner benefits, two heterosexual New York City firefighters pretend to be a married couple.
'Midnight Run'
Road trips and odd couples are a Hollywood favorite, and they come together in "Midnight Run," a 1988 film that pairs a tough-talking bounty hunter with an acerbic accountant and embezzler 
'Silver Streak'
This 1978 box-office hit teams a mild-mannered publisher with a petty criminal after the former gets mixed up with some major-league art forgers. 
An aspiring actor goes looking for love with a friend, who's looking for a different kind of female companionship in this unvarnished look at the male psyche.
'Men in Black'
An impertinent upstart and a grizzled veteran find themselves fighting extraterrestrials and entertaining huge movie audiences in this blockbuster sci-fi hit
'Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure'
Whoa! Dude! Excellent! A last-ditch effort to graduate from high school sends spaced-out friends Bill  and Ted on a trip back in time, where they encounter historical figures and George Carlin. 
'Bad Boys'
Being bros is serious business in this gritty drama that mostly takes place in a juvenile detention facility in a large Midwestern city. The movie, which came out in 1983, introduced a talented young actor
'Year One'
A couple of early hunter-gatherers travel the ancient world after being kicked out of their village in "Year One." Comic tragedies on a biblical scale plague them throughout the movie
'Up in Smoke'
The original stoners -- comic duo Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong -- starred in this movie with the trailer tagline "Don't go straight to see this movie." And that pretty much sums it up. It's an unabashedly drug-focused comedy that came out in 1978
'The Blues Brothers'
The infectious musical comedy features comedian Dan Aykroyd and the late John Belushi, outfitted in dark suits and sunglasses and dripping with soul.

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