Rob Lambert

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Rob Lambert
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Born (1978-12-26) December 26, 1978 (age 44)
Los Angeles, California
CitizenshipUnited States of America
EducationStudied at Whitman College
  • Director
  • writer
  • producer
Years active2010-present
Known for
  • CUCK
  • LA Character
  • Breaking: LA
  • Crime
  • Drama
  • Thriller
  • Action
  • Owner
  • Producer
  • Director of Rimrock Pictures

Rob Lambert (born  December 26, 1978, Los Angeles, California) is an American director, writer, and producer.[1][2][3][4][5] Lambert’s body of work explores themes examining human behavior in narrative and documentaries projects. In 2010, he founded Rimrock Pictures, a production company based in Los Angeles.[2]

Before founding Rimrock Pictures, Lambert worked in film pre-production at Paramount Pictures.[2] Lambert is known for his 2019 debut feature film CUCK, for which he was writer-director.[1][6][7]

Lambert received the New Filmmaker LA Grand Prize for LA Character, a series of mini documentaries that features unique stories of people living in Los Angeles.

Early life and education

Lambert was born in Los Angeles, California, and grew up in Billings, Montana.[1][4] He attended Billings Central Catholic High School and studied sociology and theater at Whitman College.


Lambert started his career in the film industry working on commercial ads, music videos, and documentaries. He created a 60-minute pilot show for Project Green light Digital and Adaptive Studios. Lambert was awarded for his mini-documentary LA Character and short film Los Niños Sicarios, a show he would later develop with SONY. In 2019, Lambert made his directorial debut with the full-length feature film CUCK, a film delving into the world of a sexually frustrated loner who gets indoctrinated into the Alt-Right.[8][7]

Rimrock Pictures

In 2010, Lambert started his production company Rimrock Pictures, specializing in feature films, documentaries, commercials, music videos and branded videos.[2]


Lambert created the documentary series, LA CHARACTER in 2015 for which he received the New Filmmaker Los Angeles Grand Prize. He also created Breaking LA.[8]

Los Ninos Sicarios

Lambert directed the critically acclaimed short film LOS NIÑOS SICARIOS in 2015. He then developed it into a show with his pilot script, which he won the Grand Prize for Shore Scripts-TV Pilot. He sold and developed the show with CRACKLE/SONY for a year before developing it into a feature screenplay.


CUCK, Lambert’s directorial feature film debut, is a psychological thriller that pulls back the curtain on “red pill nation" in a character study of a sexually frustrated loner drawn into the online echo chambers of hate ideology.[4][10][3][11][5] Released in theaters on October 4, 2019, CUCK received a polarizing response, reviews featured in The Guardian, LA Times, Variety and others.[10][11][7]

Awards and recognition

  • New Filmmaker LA Grand Prize Winner: LA Character
  • Shore Scripts TV Pilot Grand Prize: Los Niños Sicarios
  • Nominated Oldenburg Film Festival Independence Award: CUCK[6][7]
  • Nominated Cleveland Film Festival Best American Independent Feature Film: CUCK[6][7]

In the media



  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Walsh, Cory. "With 'Cuck,' a Montana-raised director examines online rage". Retrieved 2020-06-11.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "Rob Lambert". IMDb. Retrieved 2020-06-11.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "WHAT THE CUCK? An exclusive interview with Director Rob Lambert". Vents Magazine. Retrieved 2020-06-11.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Walsh, Cory. "With 'Cuck,' a Montana-raised director examines online rage". Retrieved 2020-06-11.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Facebook; Twitter; options, Show more sharing; Facebook; Twitter; LinkedIn; Email; URLCopied!, Copy Link; Print (2019-09-29). "Movies opening in L.A.: 'Joker' with Joaquin Phoenix and more". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2020-06-11. {{cite web}}: |last= has generic name (help)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 "Cuck (film)", Wikipedia, 2020-06-10, retrieved 2020-06-11
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 "'Cuck': Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2020-06-11.
  8. 8.0 8.1 "Robert Lambert talks new documentary series 'Breaking LA' (Includes interview)". 2017-10-20. Retrieved 2020-06-11.
  9. Hagen, Kate (2018-08-23). "The Black List Interview: Rob Lambert and Joe Varkle on CUCK". Medium. Retrieved 2020-06-11.
  10. 10.0 10.1 Schager, Nick (2019-09-14). "Forget 'Joker': Here's the Most Terrifying Incel Horror Film". The Daily Beast. Retrieved 2020-06-11.
  11. 11.0 11.1 Bramesco, Charles (2019-10-04). "Forget Joker: here's the film you should see about an extremist loner". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2020-06-11.

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