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Just about everyone has been anxiously awaiting the release of Neighbors and it is finally here. Surprisingly, it was delivered with a 75% Rotten Tomatoes rating, which is strangely high for a college-aimed comedy. If haven’t been dying to see a three way kiss staring Rose Byrne (really, was it just us?), or Dave Franco impersonating Robert De Niro, there are two other films definitely worth checking out this weekend. Another parent comedy is Moms’ Night Out, which essentially takes the “Hall Pass” idea and has a group of moms go and hit the town. Lastly, there’s Chef, which tells the tale of a chef not willing to have his creativity stolen away, even if it means opening a food truck. 

Neighbors

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Director: Nicholas Stoller
Universal Pictures, rated R
Rotten Tomatoes: 75%
Trailer: 1, 2

Mac (Seth Rogen) and Kelly Radner (Rose Byrne) are a new couple moving into suburbia who soon get their world turned upside down. A fraternity moves right next-door to the couple, which immediately poses a problem. While the new parents try to be accepting and hip about it, the noise and parties prove to be more than they’re willing to handle. Teddy Sanders (Zac Efron) and Pete Dave Franco) prove to be the main ringleaders behind the operation. Eventually a prank war breaks out, and one point there’s even a three-way kiss.

Chef

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Director: Jon Favreau
Aldamisa Entertainment, rated R
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
Trailer: 1

One of the worst things that can happen to a chef, is not being given creative freedom in the kitchen. Chef Casper (Jon Favreau) attempts to cook his own dishes–which the others chefs deem as delicious–for a famed food critic, until his boss Riva (Dustin Hoffman) insists he stick to the menu. Frustrated with the poor review, Casper quits and opens up a food truck, serving exactly what he wants to. The film also stars Scarlett Johansson, Sofia Vergara, and Robert Downey Jr.

Moms’ Night Out

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Directors: Andrew and Jon Erwin
TriStar Pictures, rated PG
Rotten Tomatoes: 18%
Trailer: 1

Being a mom is a lot of work, and sometimes a day off would be nice. Allyson (Sarah Drew) and her team of fellow mothers come up with a great idea of having a moms’ night out. While their respective husbands freak out when the learn that they are responsible of keeping their child alive and well of an evening, the ladies hit the town. The night doesn’t go as planned however when they end up on manhunt for one of the children, and find themselves in the ER for another. The film also stars Patricia Heaton, Sean Astin, and Trace Adkins.

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Bobby Caruso is a millennial entertainment journalist. He hails from the heart of Long Island, and aspires to be an on-air celebrity TV host. When not obsessing over pop culture, pretending to be Macklemore, or fanboying over Apple products, you can find Bobby lost somewhere in the vortex of Wikipedia...or at Taco Bell. Google+

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