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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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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

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Good for one week off marriage. 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)  »

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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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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 Gary is arrested (in his dream sequence) he demands to see "a barrister". In England, barristers do not represent clients who are under arrest at a police station (a solicitor does that). See more »

Quotes

Fred: [Last Line] Last night I fake chowed a DJ's mom.
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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 »

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References Alice in Wonderland (2010) See more »

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Play The Game
Written by Adam Olenius
Performed by Shout Out Louds
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unlikeable subject matter, but salvaged a little something
8 September 2013 | by See all my reviews

The Farrelly brothers are once again stuck on something uncomfortable. Are they really saying that a pass to cheat is something to root for? The fact is the subject isn't that fun to watch. The whole concept is truly unlikeable but they were able to salvage a few laughs out of the whole thing.

Owen Wilson and Jason Sudeikis are extremely likable actors. They were able to take some of ickyness out of the cheating. But the way they go about their adventures really diminishes their marriages. It doesn't help that their wives are cheating with other people.

The Farrelly brothers really need to drop all these uncomfortable themes. It's as if they are trying for highest degree of difficulty. Either that or make these much more darker. Make it truly a black comedy.


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