The Sitter

The Sitter
  • 2011
  • US
  • 1h 21min
  • 15
  • Directed by: David Gordon Green
  • Written by: Brian Gatewood, Alessandro Tanaka
  • Cast: Jonah Hill, Ari Graynor, Max Records
  • UK release: 20 January 2012

Noah (Hill) is a lazy student who babysits three children so that his mother can go on a date, but the kids take to the streets. Casting the passive-aggressive Hill as a bad babysitter ensures a few laughs, but otherwise the film consists of contrived gangland hijinks and heavy-handed moralising.

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The Sitter

5 Jan 20122 stars

Zippy but unappealing sub-Apatow comedy starring Jonah Hill

(15) 81min After springing to stardom in Superbad, Jonah Hill gets his first lead role in The Sitter, an amiable low-brow comedy from director David Gordon Green which throws Hill’s laid-back slacker persona into a similar underworld of criminal hijinks…

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