The Joneses

Synopsis: "The Joneses", a social commentary on our consumerist society. Perfect couple Steve and Kate Jones, and their gorgeous teen-aged children Jenn and Mick, are the envy of their posh, suburban neighborhood filled with McMansions and all the trappings of the upper middle class. Kate is the ultimate trend setter - beautiful, sexy, dressed head-to-toe in designer labels. Steve is the admired successful businessman who has it all: a gorgeous wife, big house and an endless supply of high-tech toys. Jenn and Mick rule their new school as they embody all that is hip and trendy - cool clothes, fast cars and the latest gadgets. But as the neighbors try to keep up with the Joneses, none are prepared for the truth about this all- too perfect family.
Genre: Drama
Director(s): Derrick Borte
Production: Roadside Attractions
  1 nomination.
 
IMDB:
6.5
Metacritic:
55
Rotten Tomatoes:
62%
R
Year:
2009
96 min
$1,000,000
Website
76 Views

Man, this thing rides smooth.

lt's very nice.

Yes.

lt's like riding

on the ass of an angel.

l mean, l wish

l could have sold

a crossover like this.

l wouldn't have been able

to keep them in stock.

[ Engine Revs ]

I'm gonna

race you to

the other side

he win embrace

I'm on a brand-new ride

Did you know that there are

5,000 teenagers here...

between 1 5 and 1 8?

Hmm.

There's four high schools.

Three private schools.

- Nice. he average income's

over $1 00,000.

- [ Whistles ]

I'm gonna bet you

that there's more to this

More than will reach

the human eye

- ow many courses?

- Three private. One public.

Looks like l'll be

getting my swing back.

I promise you'll

remain anonymous

An honest lover

under an evening sky

Then I let you go

We are gonna do some damage

in this town.

[ Continues ]

What do you think, kids?

Huh?

Slip of the tongue

and I'll just walk in here

And all the melodies

that disappear

I'm gonna put you

on a righteous path

I'm gonna get you clean

and I'll be back

And l let you go

And I let you go

And I let you go

And I let you go

And we're home.

I think this looks good.

Mick.

I got it.

uh.

This is it, huh?

Wow. lt's huge.

Yeah, this is

pretty nice.

Quick, quick.

Okay, l'll get a video.

[ Woman ]

Let"s get in.

Oh. ey, sir, um,

do you mind helping us out?

Sure.

Just wanna get

a quick video.

No problem.

It"s real simple.

Here"s the viewfinder.

Hit the button.

Then l can send the video

to my grandma.

No kiddin'.

Yeah.

ls this new?

What is this?

Yeah, it"s the new HTC.

This is great.

All right.

Okay,

everybody smile.

- Hi, Grandma.

- Hi, Grandma!

[ Man's Voice On Tape ]

I am an incredibly powerful

salesperson,

constantly climbing

the ladder of success.

l'm an incredibly

powerful salesperson,

constantly climbing

the ladder of success.

I am an incredibly powerful

salesperson-

Put your shoes on, Larry.

We've gotta go welcome

those new neighbors right now.

Don't you think

we should at least

let the people settle in?

I will never become

an Omega Strata Robustion...

Cosmetic Associate waiting

for people to settle in.

Please, boo-boo.

[ Man On Tape ]

I am an incredibly powerful

salesperson, constantly-

[ Quietly ]

...climbing the ladder

of success.

[ Doorbell Rings ]

[ Footsteps ]

[ Whistles ]

Neighbors.

[ ogether ]

Hello!

[ All Laugh ]

Well, hi.

Um, we're the Symondses

from next door.

l'm Summer, and this

is my husband Larry.

[ Larry ] Hey, neighbors.

I just wanted to bring you

this welcome gift...

of various samples from

the new Robustion Aphrodite

line of beauty products.

But l'm sure you're

in no mood for guests.

Don't-Don't be silly.

Come in. Come in.

- l'm Steve Jones.

- Hi.

Aw. Nice to meet you.

Steve.

Uh, Larry Symonds.

Pleased to meet you.

his is Jenn and Mick,

and l'm Kate.

Hello.

i, Mick.

Nice to meet you.

[ Kate ]

So nice to meet you.

You too.

Do you have kids?

Because they should come over

and meet Mick and Jenn.

Actually, we don't.

I was, uh-

I wasn't able-

Oh. What?

[ Murmurs ]

I know that with a big move

in "conduction"...

with a woman's naturally

fluctuating hormones,

it can leave

your skin a wreck,

but you'll find

that the Aphrodite line...

of beauty products

can really give you a glow.

l bet. Look at you.

You're a vision of beauty.

Well, thank you.

You're welcome.

Larry, wanna grab

a cold one?

Come on.

Okay?

Sure.

Yeah, sure. Okay.

[ Kate ]

Come on in.

Well, would you

like a tour?

Sure.

[ Summer ]

These rooms are divine.

Thank you.

You should come over

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