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When a career criminal's plan for revenge is thwarted by unlikely circumstances, he puts his intended victim's son in his place by putting him in prison...and then joining him.

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John Lyshitski is a car stealing slacker, with a weed problem, and has been in Illinois' Rossmore State Penitentiary so many times, he knows its entire population of both staff and cons by their first names. Cursed with the old ill luck of being in the wrong place, at the wrong time, in possession of the wrong car, he's been deemed a lost cause repeat offender in the eyes of everyone else. When the heartless judge, who has been behind most of his sentences, goes to the big court house in the sky, John decides to ruin the man's legacy by having the judge's only offspring, Nelson Biederman IV, thrown in the slammer along with him. Here, the world-class selfish jerk learns a certain old lesson the hard way: Do unto others as you would have others do unto you. But has John gone too far in the payback department? Written by ????

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Welcome to the slammer

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Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, sexual content, some violence and drug material | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

17 November 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

You Are Going to Prison  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$2,220,050 (USA) (17 November 2006)

Gross:

$4,613,815 (USA) (8 December 2006)
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Trivia

Filmed at the now closed and historic Joliet Correctional Center in Joliet, Illinois - the same prison where the opening sequences of The Blues Brothers (1980) were shot. See more »

Goofs

Barry visits Nelson in prison after being paroled. In reality this could never happen as a parole can not visit a inmate. See more »

Quotes

John Lyshitski: We should be cellmates. I don't snore, and I'm a quiet masturbator. Hell, I'll even give you the top bunk.
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References Casablanca (1942) See more »

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Move This
Written by Jo Bogaert, Manuella Kamosi
Performed by Technotronic featuring Ya Kid K
Courtesy of ARS Productions
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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Let's Go See This Movie
21 November 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This movie received nothing but bad reviews by internet bloggers. I find that in this day and age, humour is evolving like mad. Look at shows like Trailer Park Boys, Strangers with Candy, and Arrested Development. All hilarious, but people call them stupid. BUT HOW MANY PEOPLE FIND THESE SHOWS FUNNY!? Lots...and that's why I recommend all those with this sense of humour to go see this movie. It's true that I was the only one laughing out loud in a nearly empty theatre, but obviously someone found it funny. If you like semi-twisted, fresh, edgy as hell sense of humour than this movie is aces. All in all, it's worth it to see, especially if you're a Will Arnett fan! Make your own judgements though, it's not like yer forced to keep watching it if you don't like it. But I, however, plan to see it again and again. Probably in theatres. Also, if you smoke pot, straight up, just watch it. 10 THUMBS UP!


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