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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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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:

Good for one week off marriage. 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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Trivia

The hairstyle and fashion used in the movie was circa 1970's although the storyline and even the soundtracks are based in the 21st century See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Paige: Where are you going?
Fred: Page, you're my babysitter. Have a happy birthday!
[leaves]
Paige: Well, my aunt Meg wants to meet you...
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Crazy Credits

There is a dedication in the closing credits to set designer Sydney J. Bartholomew Jr.: "He was a crazy bastard, and we loved him." See more »

Connections

Referenced in Conan: Wanted: Dead... Or with Chives (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Shake It
Written by Michael Franti, Jason Bowman and Lady Saw (as Marion Hall)
Performed by Michael Franti & Spearhead featuring Lady Saw
Courtesy of Boo Boo Wax under exclusive license to Capitol Records
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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2 May 2013 | by (Richardson, TX) – See all my reviews

This movie was about two married guys who get a "hall pass" from their marriages, granted from their wives. One of them is given to him voluntarily, the other one pretty much forces it out of her. They pretty much have a week to do "as they please" with other women as one of the wives has had enough with his "noticing" other women.

While the idea is clever and decently executed, and there were some funny scenes and I liked the "Law & Order" spoof parts, I felt like the raunchy humor and "potty mouthed" jokes damaged it. While that could have helped in other films, it didn't really help here.

The cast (especially the leads) was decent and worked well together. You might like this if you are a comedy fan.

** out of ****


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