A couple travels to Sweden to visit a rural hometown's fabled mid-summer festival. What begins as an idyllic retreat quickly devolves into an increasingly violent and bizarre competition at the hands of a pagan cult.
A mild-mannered Uber driver named Stu picks up a grizzled detective who is hot on the trail of a sadistic, bloodthirsty terrorist and finds himself thrust into a harrowing ordeal where he has to keep his wits, himself unharmed, and work with his passenger while maintaining his high-class rating.
Stuber. Is it entertaining? At times. Is it funny? Not very.
Stunner suffers from the fact that neither Kumail Nanjiani or Dave Bautista are "leading men." They have proven that they are great sidekicks and supporting actors-however, here, they fail to command the screen. The comedic moments fall flat and, more often than not, you can guess where they are going with a joke. It isn't very fresh humor. You can tell the director often had the actors riff during comedic moments-however it comes across as comedians riffing and as such it doesn't seem as funny. This movie is like a Batman movie with two Robins and no Batman.
The storyline is a recycled "buddy cop action comedy" story-the characters are generic-and they tend to get a little too preachy with the "it is 2019 it's okay for Men to cry" message.
It passed the time, but I wouldn't recommend it or watch it again.
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