Sextuplets (film)

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Sextuplets
SextupletsPoster.png
Promotional poster
Directed byMichael Tiddes
Produced by
Screenplay by
  • Mike Glock
  • Rick Alvarez
  • Marlon Wayans
Story byMike Glock
Starring
Music byJohn Debney
CinematographyDon Burgess
Edited byLawrence Jordan
Production
company
  • Ugly Baby Productions
  • Wayans Alvarez Productions
Distributed byNetflix
Release date
  • August 16, 2019 (2019-08-16) (United States)
Running time
99 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Sextuplets is a 2019 American comedy film directed by Michael Tiddes from a screenplay by Mike Glock, Rick Alvarez and Marlon Wayans. It stars Marlon Wayans and Bresha Webb, and follows a man who sets out to find his long-lost siblings after discovering he is one of sextuplets his mother had. The film was digitally released on Netflix on August 16, 2019

Premise[edit]

An expecting father-to-be seeks his birth mother[1] and discovers he has five other siblings born from the same pregnancy. He tries to track these different characters before his baby is born.[2] He first meets with his brother Russell and the pair goes on a road trip to find their other siblings. Dawn is a stripper serving time in a women's prison, Ethan is a hustler who dresses and talks like a ’70s pimp, while Jasper is marked for his red hair and lighter complexion.[3] “Baby Pete” suffers from infantile paralysis.

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

In August 2018, it was announced that Marlon Wayans would star in Sextuplets.[4] In October 2018, Molly Shannon, Glynn Turman, Michael Ian Black, and Debbi Morgan joined the cast.[5]

Reception[edit]

On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 20% based on 10 reviews, and an average rating of 2.61/10.[6] On Metacritic, it has a weighted average score of 20 out of 100, based on 4 critics, indicating "generally unfavorable reviews".[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bailey, Jason (2019-08-16). "'Sextuplets' Review: Six Marlon Wayanses and Zero Laughs". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2019-08-22.
  2. ^ El-Mahmoud, Sarah (2019-08-21). "Sextuplets Review". CINEMABLEND. Retrieved 2019-08-22.
  3. ^ Debruge, Peter (2019-08-16). "Film Review: Marlon Wayans in 'Sextuplets' on Netflix". Variety. Retrieved 2019-08-22.
  4. ^ "Marlon Wayans To Play Six Lead Roles In Netflix Comedy 'Sextuplets'; Reteams With Bresha Webb". Deadline. Retrieved 2018-11-13.
  5. ^ "Molly Shannon, Glynn Turman, Michael Ian Black Join Marlon Wayans' Netflix Comedy 'Sextuplets'". Deadline. Retrieved 2018-11-13.
  6. ^ "Sextuplets (2019)". Rotten Tomatoes. Fandango Media. Retrieved August 26, 2019.
  7. ^ "Sextuplets 2019". Metacritic. CBS. Retrieved August 17, 2019.

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