General Information

Glossary: D
Released Year: 2008
Runtime: 110 minutes
Genre: Comedy
Directors: Steven Brill
Writers: Kristofor Brown, Seth Rogen
Casts: Nate Hartley, Troy Gentile, Ian Roberts, Owen Wilson, Casey Boersma, Dylan Boersma, Lisa Ann Walter, Beth Littleford, David Koechner, Matt Walsh, Janet Varney, Lisa Lampanelli, Billy O'Neill, Shaun Weiss, Jordan Valacich
IMDB: Drillbit Taylor (2008) - IMDB

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Ratings


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IMDB Rating: 5.7
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 4.5

Reviews

75
New York Daily News - Elizabeth Weitzman
Even if this movie doesn't quite hit the highs of its predecessor, it's nice to know that there are still filmmakers ready to respect the eternal struggles of freaks and geeks.
63
Philadelphia Inquirer - Steven Rea
There are winning scenes between Wilson and the three teens as they train in various martial arts (like Mexican Judo - "as in Ju-don't know who you're messing with!") and get tips from clips of "Fight Club" and "The Untouchables."
50
USA Today - Claudia Puig
As clunky and humorless as its title.
50
New York Post - Kyle Smith
The last time I saw this much talent in a losing cause was Super Bowl XLII. Trying to mix farce with heart, Drillbit Taylor is instead as soulful as Kenny G and as wacky as public television.

Drillbit Taylor (2008)


Homeless veteran Bob 'Drillbit' Taylor manages to enjoy life anyhow and even saves some cash for his dream, an 'all-paid' move to Alaska, even if that may take many years. His dream comes within reach when clever nerd Wade, has fat friend Ryan 'T-dog' and cocky shrimp Jim, all new to junior high-school, are bullied so badly by emancipated Filkins and his buddies that they advertise for a bodyguard. Only Drillbit seems affordable and not crazy, so he's hired and drains their pocket-money and home content. He's clueless how to protect them but gives them (bogus) self-defense classes.