Backatcha, dude. Screened at the Sundance Film Festival January 22, 2010, the film was released in the United States on May 13, 2011. Most of the songs on the film's soundtrack are tracks from heavy metal bands Metallica and Motörhead. ... Hesher's solid foundation, as with any movie, is it's great script. One by one, they have an attraction, but brought together, they're all elbows and angles. It was written by Susser, David Michôd and Brian Charles Frank.

Hesher is a 2010 American dark comedy/drama film co-written and directed by Spencer Susser and starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Rainn Wilson, Natalie Portman and Devin Brochu. When the blessed credits finally roll, the first thing Susser shows us is Hesher's tattoo of a raised middle finger. Top that with great acting (maybe JGLs best performance ever). Reviewed in the United States on January 7, 2018. "Hesher" assembles a group of characters who aren't sure why they're in the same movie together. 5.0 out of 5 stars 2 of Hollywood's biggest stars in a tiny, independent film that literally gives the middle finger to Hollywood. The title character (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is hauled into the movie as a classic deus ex machina, as if he's been lowered by rope into the middle of a situation he has no connection with.