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Hall Pass (2011)

R  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  25 February 2011 (USA)
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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

Taglines:

One week. No rules. See more »

Genres:

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:

$13,535,374 (USA) (25 February 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

After golfing when driving on the road in the golf cart they stop at an intersection and wait for a green light. When they start to drive you can see the crossing indicator behind them turn to walk indicating they start to drive when the light just turned red instead of green. See more »

Quotes

[Rick bursts in on Fred doing fake chow to Meg]
Rick: Fred, we need to talk.
Aunt Meg: [to Fred] Fred? I thought you were Rick!
Rick: No, I'M Rick!
Aunt Meg: What?
Fred: Please don't judge me...
[Meg kicks his nose and breaks it]
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Crazy Credits

There is a blooper scene after the credits: Stephen Merchant (Gary) films the burying scene, and the "corpse" sits up and scares him. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Who Do You Think You Are?: Jason Sudeikis (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Shakin' Rock 'N' Roll Tonight
Written by Jon Spencer (as Spencer)/The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion (as Explosion)
Performed by The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion
By Arrangement with Bank Robber Music
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HALL PASS the seriousness
7 June 2014 | by (India) – See all my reviews

The movie is a raunchy comedy. With barrels of crude humor by the Farells, the movie is restricted for kids (Rated R). I didn't have high expectations before seeing the movie but this was above my expectations. The screenplay was mediocre, still quite entertaining with laughs. Owen Wilson was acceptable with his performance, while Sudekis was hilariously funny in number of scenes. The whole cheating scenario would certainly disturb some viewers but the story/theme was meant to be that way. Even though the movie did not carry class and far from reality, it is quite entertaining for the viewers to enjoy.

So, give a "Hall Pass" to serious movies and do watch the movie (if you can appreciate raunchy ones) with an open mind.


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