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Rick and Fred, two husbands who are having difficulty in their marriages, are given a Hall Pass by their wives: for one week, they can do whatever they want.

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Storyline

A couple of married guys are always looking at other women. Their wives are fed up with their behavior, and grant them a 'hall pass': a week off their marriage allowing them to do anything. But the guys take their time and their week is almost up. What they don't realize is that at the same time their wives make connections of their own. Written by rcso411@yahoo.com

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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One week. No rules. See more »

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Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for crude and sexual humor throughout, language, some graphic nudity and drug use | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

25 February 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Pase libre  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$36,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£900,936 (UK) (11 March 2011)

Gross:

$45,045,037 (USA) (6 May 2011)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Amanda Bynes was cast as Paige, but she had to drop out due to scheduling conflicts and was replaced by Alexandra Daddario. See more »

Goofs

When Rick is sitting outside the coffee shop talking to Leigh, the same extra walks by at two separate times during their chat. Same entry and exit point on the screen both times. It was a woman in a purple top and blue jeans with a purse. See more »

Quotes

[Fred is moaning, the male cop knocks on the window]
Male Cop: Are you okay?
Grace: Don't worry. This isn't what it looks like.
Fred: Yeah, it isn't.
Grace: I was giving him a faux-job.
Male Cop: A faux-job?
Female Cop: Yeah, that's when a woman goes south on a man but she doesn't use her mouth. So she uses her hands and makes noises.
Fred: Wait, what?
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Crazy Credits

There is a scene at the end of the closing credits: the cops discover Fred moaning in his car again, but discover Grace is giving him a faux-job. See more »

Connections

References Grease (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

Just Say Yes
Written by Nathan Connolly, Garret Lee, Gary Lightbody, Jonathan Quinn and Tom Simpson
Performed by Snow Patrol
Courtesy of Interscope Records/Polydor Ltd. (UK)
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Different view.
13 July 2011 | by (Mexico) – See all my reviews

Seems that not everybody understood the plot. Maybe they were expecting a Vince Vaungh performance. First, the hall pass was given under a misinterpretation and overreaction. These guys were dorks and good husbands, not studs trapped in a marriage that missed their bachelor years. At the end, one of the wives recognizes that the one that needed that break was her, not the husband. If you were expecting a wild and crazy behavior after permission was granted, look for another stupid "guy flick" at Vegas. There were few clichés, like the use of pot and a shart (fart and diarrhea), but even the last one deserved a laugh. Good dorky movie, specially that Kevin James was not in it.


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