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Rubber Details


The old saying about "this is where the rubber meets the road" takes on a new and sinister meaning in this black comedy from filmmaker Quentin Dupieux. An old tire appears in a California desert, and under its own power it begins rolling down the road, stopping and starting as it pleases. The notion that the tire can operate under its own power isn't half as remarkable as its other talent -- the tire has telekinetic abilities and can make things explode at will, including human heads. The evil tire goes on a killing spree after its affections for a beautiful woman (Roxane Mesquida) are thwarted, and local lawman Lt. Chad (Stephen Spinella) steps forward to investigate. Meanwhile, a handful of people aware of the tire and its actions are watching it from a safe distance until they're poisoned by a mysterious villain; one of them (Wings Hauser) manages to survive, and is looking for some revenge of his own. Rubber was an official selection at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

  • Release date:April 1, 2011


Stephen Spinella
as Lieutenant Chad
Jack Plotnick
as Accountant
Wings Hauser
as Man in Wheelchair
Roxane Mesquida
as Sheila
Ethan Cohn
as Film Buff Ethan
Daniel Quinn
as Dad
Devin Brochu
as Son
Haley Ramm
as Teenager Fiona
Cecilia Antoinette
as Woman
David Bowe
as Mr. Hugues
Remy Thorne
as Zach
James Parks
as Cop Doug
Blake Robbins
as Cop Eric


Quentin Dupieux
Julien Berlan
Gregory Bernard
Quentin Dupieux
Quentin Dupieux
Quentin Dupieux
Zach Bangma
Art Director
Josef Lieck
Associate Producer
Valerie Deloof
Sound/Sound Designer
Gadou Naudin
Sound/Sound Designer
Zsolt Magyar
Sound/Sound Designer
Valek Sykes
Special Effects
Donna Morong
Nathan Amondson
Visual Consultant
Josef Lieck
Line Producer