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It cost $200,000 to get the rights to use the Law & Order (1990) chimes for the "Day 1-7" title cards. See more »
When Rick pulls up to the beach house, the driver's side of the van isn't vandalized. In the next scene, outside with Fred and Grace, it is vandalized again. See more »
[Rick bursts in on Fred doing fake chow to Meg]
Fred, we need to talk.
Fred? I thought you were Rick!
No, I'M Rick!
Please don't judge me...
[Meg kicks his nose and breaks it]
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In addition to borrowing sound cues from Law & Order (1990), the end credits before they begin to scroll are in the same font and are presented the same as those in the TV series. See more »
Hall Pass is definitely a sweet and raucous film that is vastly underrated. I almost skipped this movie because of the bad things I was hearing about it. But because it has Owen Wilson starring and that talented Farrelly Brothers at the helm, I decided to give this film a shot. There are better R-rated comedies out there, but this still is a respectable one with lots of funny and dramatic moments.
This film is about two friends who are given hall passes from their wives. That pretty much means they can do whatever they want as they get a week off from their marriages. But will they be doing the right thing?.....
Owen Wilson always gives off a certain charm no matter what movie he is in. He played more of the straight-laced guy here but he still was good. I think Jason Sudekis will be a big comedy star because he had some really funny moments.
Overall, Hall Pass is another good entry in the R-rated comedy category of which 2011 was famous for. I thoroughly enjoyed this movie from beginning to end. There are a few stretches that are meant to be funny but really are not. But, most comedies are like that. I rate this film 8/10.
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