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Magnet Wears a Rubber for US Release

A couple of weeks ago we told you about what looks to be one of the strangest movies we’ve ever seen, Rubber. So strange in fact we knew that it wouldn’t be long before someone picked this baby up for distro!

Check out some new stills, a clip, and the sales art below; and look for more soon!

Synopsis
The Wagner/Cuban Company’s Magnet Releasing, genre arm of Magnolia Pictures, announced today that it has acquired US rights to RUBBER, a cult hit at Cannes Critic’s Week that tells the unlikely story of a murderous tire (yes, a tire) with terrifying telepathic powers. Directed by Quentin Dupieux (Steak, Nonfilm), RUBBER is the story of Robert, an inanimate tire that has been abandoned in the desert and suddenly and inexplicably comes to life. As Robert roams the bleak landscape, he discovers that he possesses telepathic powers that give him the ability to destroy anything he wishes without having to move. At first content to wreak havoc on small desert creatures and various lost items, his attention soon turns to humans, resulting in the most gory vehicular-related mayhem inflicted on screen by an “inanimate” object since Christine.

“Robert the tire has to be the most unforgettable villain of the decade,” said Magnet SVP Tom Quinn. “Quentin Dupieux is a crazy genius.”

“RUBBER is such an original, quirky film that we couldn’t imagine a better distributor than Magnet. This film is completely crazy—I can’t wait to see the reactions of US audiences,” said Adeline Fontan Tessaur of Elle Driver.

Quinn negotiated the deal with Elle Driver’s Eva Diederix and Adeline Fontan Tessaur.

Magnet Wears a Rubber for US Release

Magnet Wears a Rubber for US Release

Magnet Wears a Rubber for US Release

Magnet Wears a Rubber for US Release

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  • Chainsaw

    Movie of the year.

    This reminds me of the origin of the hammer in the movie “Freaked”, where it was mutated from a wrench.

  • Vanvance1

    If Platinum Dunes was making this we’d learn the tire’s origin, how he was made in the Goodyear factory but was later abused by MMA fighters who hit him with sledge hammers et al.

    • Terminal

      HAH!
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      “We are bad guys. That means we’ve got more to do other than bullying companies. It’s fun to lead a bad man’s life.”

  • Terminal

    This movie looks so goddamn weird. I can’t wait to see it.
    ———-
    “We are bad guys. That means we’ve got more to do other than bullying companies. It’s fun to lead a bad man’s life.”

  • Dr Malachi Constant

    Killer tires? You’re shitting me.