By Derek Sante - Review Nation
Two of the most steadfast salesman to hit the road, Nick (Owen Wilson) and Billy (Vince Vaughn) are hitting a milestone. Unfortunately, that milestone is unemployment and bankruptcy. Let go from a company that no longer exists, they swim in circles trying to find a new path.
Realization hits as Billy surfs the web for jobs. Why work for the small fish when you can be one of the elite at the best company around; Google. Finding themselves in an internship program, they soon realize the odds are stacked against them and they are far behind the curve. In a competition with a group of "Leftovers", they must prove themselves if they wish to attain this new dream of working at Google.
Can they take their "Can do" sales attitude and apply it to this new world and technology, Or will the dinosaurs fall to the wayside as new and improved races by.
I walked in to movie with very low hopes. I believed this movie would be completely formulaic with nothing new to offer. And while I wasn't 100% wrong, this movie did surprise me in many ways. Playing to the strengths of Vaughn and Wilson allowed the story and the crazy techno computer savvy world of Google and its resident nerds to shine. Older and non-computer friendly viewers will get a kick as well as they watch the two leading men tripping over themselves with everyday technology, only to finally succeed.
Running Time: 1hr 59min
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Movie Trailer - The Internship