The Watch

The Watch


The Watch review

Film description

The Watch, the new comedy from Superbad writing duo of Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg sees Vince Vaughn, Ben Stiller, Jonah Hill and Total Film's own guest columnist Richard Ayoadeplaying a quartet of suburban dads who enlist in the local neighbourhood watch scheme in order to get out of their domestic responsibilities.

However, what starts as an excuse to escape the house soon turn into something far more serious, as our heroes begin to discover a host of invading aliens have infiltrated their community and are posing as their friends and neighbours.

Convinced that they’ve stumbled upon an alien invasion, the boys tool up with some heavy-duty weaponry (courtesy of Hill’s borderline sociopath) and prepare to defend their neighbourhood with all they’ve got.

Judging by the splatter on show in its international trailer it seems as though there will be plenty of grisly alien-squishing action to go with the torrent of one-liners we saw in the earlier red-band trailer. And while Stiller, Vaughn and Hill all look to be on their game, we’ve a sneaking suspicion that Total Film columnist Ayoade may end up stealing this one from under their noses...

The Watch opens in the UK on 29 August 2012. Excited? Make sure to leave a comment in below ahead of release!

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Release Dates

UK Cinema release
August 29th 2012
UK Blu-ray release
December 26th 2012