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    Just when you thought flicks about employment-challenged
    losers who can’t get laid had reached their peak, “Step Brothers” was created
    to reunite former “Talladega Nights” co-stars Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly
    for more slapstick comedy and unflattering shirtless scenes. The story lies in
    the relationship between two slackers still living with their parents:
    39-year-old man-child Brennan Huff (Ferrell) and an equally aged and
    ambitionless Dale Doback (Reilly). When Brennan’s mom (Mary Steenburgen) and
    Dale’s dad (Richard Jenkins) decide to get hitched, Huff and Doback are forced
    to cram their loose lifestyles under one roof and share a room. While it takes
    several scenes of territorial ass-kicking for the step brothers to get used to
    one another, they eventually learn they have a lot in common (like
    velociraptors and would bone John Stamos).

    However, their newly formed friendship is dampened when
    their parents decide the duo needs to grow up and get out. As Huff and Doback
    team up to find jobs and independence, their immature attitudes test the
    professional world’s limits, grabbing laughs in crash-and-burn interview scenes
    and warming our hearts with moments of brotherly love. If you’re bummed about
    spending summer with your parents, “Step Brothers” is sure to make you feel way
    more accomplished than you actually are, and might even provide some mindless
    entertainment along the way. July 25.

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