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Two Tickets to Paradise (2006)

R | | Comedy | 6 April 2006 (USA)
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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Cast

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Mark
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Billy McGriff
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Stan
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Hooter Girl
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Dancer On Bar
Brian Hayes Currie ...
Collector (as Brian Currie)
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Janice
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Scalper
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Jennifer
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Barbosa
Tristan Gretzky ...
Hayden
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Melville
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Mark's Dad
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Jason Klein
Dutch Hofstetter ...
Young Mark
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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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6 April 2006 (USA)  »

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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 »

Connections

References Dragnet (1951) See more »

Soundtracks

Walk of Life
Written by Mark Knopfler
Performed by Dire Straits
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc./Phonogram Ltd.
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Screened w/ D.B. Sweeney!
2 March 2006 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

D.B. Sweeney is traveling overseas with the USO allowing service-members to screen Dirt Nap. I got the opportunity to watch the film with D.B. and about 30 others in Idar-Oberstein, Germany.

The movie was well written with some great one-liners (some are raunchy, but not gratuitous). A "late-in-life-coming-of-age" film that shows the that some friendships do endure; success in life requires more than minimal effort; and anything goes good with 42 beers. Funny yet poignant, the movie tugs at the heartstrings at times and knocks you in the funny bone at others. I found myself laughing out loud during quite a few scenes. D.B. validates himself as a writer/director/producer with this film. Do yourself a favor and go watch it (when it gets released, that is).


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