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Two Tickets to Paradise (2006)

 -  Comedy  -  6 April 2006 (USA)
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Three guys on the verge of forty begin to realize all the best things in their lives happened before they were twenty. A spontaneous road trip adventure gives them a chance to balance the ledger.

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Billy McGriff
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Stan
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Dancer On Bar
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Storyline

Mark, McGriff and Jason are three high school buddies whose glory days are long gone and are still stuck in their small Pennsylvania hometown. To break free and escape their much too ordinary lives, they embark on a cross-country road trip to the College Football Championship Bowl. The journey takes them through hilarious twists and turns, boozing and misbehaving every step of the way. Throughout the wild adventure, they discover the most important thing in this crazy, uncertain world is friendship. Written by D.B. Sweeney

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Good Friends...Good Times...Great Seats!

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Comedy

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Rated R for language including crude sexual references, and some drug use | See all certifications »
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Dirt Nap  »

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$1,750,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

D.B. Sweeney was inspired to make this movie after visiting a friend who was a New York Firefighter that had survived the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Sweeney suggested to his friend that going to see a movie might cheer him up, and the friend replied, "They don't make movies for guys like me anymore." See more »

Goofs

In the scene at the carnival, it is stated that Chalfont, PA is located one hour west of Philadelphia. Chalfont, PA is located in Bucks County, approximately one hour north of Philadelphia. See more »

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References Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981) See more »

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Ride of a Lifetime
Written by Jaret Reddick & Zac Malloy
Performed by Bowling for Soup
Courtesy of Jive Records
By Arrangement with Sony/BMG Music Entertainment
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22 October 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I caught this movie over the weekend at the Ft Lauderdale International Film Festival. Well written and terrific acting! Story keeps moving and you never look at your watch thinking "man, is this over yet?" Laughed out loud at several points in the movie. Although it is a comedy, some parts were very "true to life" and hit on the not-so-pleasant aspects of growing up and being an adult. The synopsis makes this movie sound like a "guy" movie (road trips and beer - the male equivalent of "chick flick"), but it really is SO much more. I'm suggesting it to everyone I know - guys and girls alike! Everyone will be able to relate to something in this film.


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