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Dinner for Schmucks Movie Review Summary

Actors: Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, Jemaine Clement, Jeff Dunham

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This is the story of a financial executive who gets a Swiss businessman to join his firm as a client. In the process of the "dinner", Tim realizes he must get the love of his life back after she leaves.
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Timothy Conrad (Paul Rudd) is a financial executive. He gets Martin Mueller (David Williams) to join his firm as a client. When Tim impresses his boss, Lance, his boss invites him to come to a dinner. The boss calls the dinner "a dinner for winners". Tim must invite someone to come to the dinner with him and they might earn a trophy and he would get recognized.

Tim finds out that this is a dinner for losers instead. Meanwhile, he tries to propose to his girlfriend, Julie, but that doesn't work. When Julie gets the idea that Tim is cheating on her she leaves. It takes a bit of time but Tim realizes he lost the love of his life. Tim does what he can to get back together with Julie.
Best part of story, including ending: I really liked the loss of Julie that Tim had to endure. It made him realize how strong his love for her really was.

Best scene in story: My favorite scene was when the real reason for the dinner was revealed. This creates some more chaos in the movie between the guests of the dinner.

Opinion about the main character: I really liked that the main character, Tim, realized his great love for Julie. He found her and showed her how much he truly loved her.

The review of this Movie prepared by Cara Gilmore a Level 2 American Robin scholar

Script Analysis of Dinner for Schmucks

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   2000's+ (present) Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Kind of romance:    -   rekindling lost love/marriage

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   business executive Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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