Mum & Dad (2008)

Not Rated   |    |  Horror, Thriller


Mum & Dad (2008) Poster

Mum and Dad, and their 'adopted' children, Birdie & Elbie, work at the airport. The family live off whatever they scavenge from cargo holds, offices and hotels - including a steady stream ... See full summary »


5.9/10
5,496

Videos


Photos


See all photos

Get More From IMDb

For an enhanced browsing experience, get the IMDb app on your smartphone or tablet.

Get the IMDb app

Reviews & Commentary

Add a Review


User Reviews


9 April 2009 | williamsij
7
| The British Texas Chainsaw Massacre
I'm a big fan of horror films and but I have to say that quite often film makers are too easily tempted into throwing gratuitous sex in as a way of selling their films. To this extent I was quite impressed with the way this film suggested that this was just around the corner but(mostly) just referenced sex (apart from when you first meet 'Dad' - which is probably the most disgusting thing I've seen in a film for a long time) and instead stuck to gore as a way of shocking its audience. As a dark comedy, the elements were very subtle. I know a few comments have centred on the fact that it's not 'laugh out loud' and that's true, but the way it takes what are otherwise normal family interactions but completely twists them with this warped family works very well. To me, that's where the humour lies - sibling rivalry but arguing about theft and murder rather than who has the most chips. There's also some of the most imaginative use of human body parts as decorations that would put Leatherface and his family to shame. If you like horror films, I'd watch this. It's truly shocking but with a subtle humour - like the unnatural union of Fred & Rose West with the Royle Family.

Critic Reviews



More Like This

The Seasoning House

The Seasoning House

The Girl Next Door

The Girl Next Door

Excision

Excision

Offspring

Offspring

Little Deaths

Little Deaths

Deadgirl

Deadgirl

The Woman

The Woman

American Mary

American Mary

Frontier(s)

Frontier(s)

Chained

Chained

The Loved Ones

The Loved Ones

Storm Warning

Storm Warning

Storyline

Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Horror | Thriller

Marlon Wayans Wants to Make Eddie Murphy Proud

Sextuplets star Marlon Wayans takes cues from Eddie Murphy and Richard Pryor to transform into an entire fictional family.

Watch now

Featured on IMDb

See what IMDb editors are watching this month, and visit our guides to what's on TV and streaming, family entertainment, and more.

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

More To Explore

Search on Amazon.com