Cast & Credits:
Release Date: July 27, 2012
Studio: 20th Century Fox
Director: Akiva Schaffer
Screenwriter: Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, Jared Stern
Starring: Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Rosemarie DeWitt, Jonah Hill, Richard Ayoade, Will Forte, Billy Crudup
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
MPAA Rating: R (for some strong sexual content including references, pervasive language and violent images)
Official Website: http://www.jointhewatch.com/
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"The Watch" is a sci-fi comedy about a suburban "neighborhood watch" group that serves as a front for dads to get some male-bonding time away from their families. The group finds itself in over its head when it uncovers a plot to destroy the world.
Suburban dads who form a neighborhood watch group as a way to get out of their day-to-day family routines find themselves defending the Earth from an alien invasion.
David Dobkin was originally going to direct with Will Ferrell in the leading role, but the duo fell out in summer 2009.
Chris Tucker was considered for the role of Jamarcus.