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Hall Pass (2011)

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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

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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 USA:

$13,535,374, 27 February 2011, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$45,060,734

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$83,160,734
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Trivia

While the guys are around the card table, they talk about how much money they would give to spend a night with an Hawaiin Tropic girl. Lloyd and Harry meet up with an Hawaiin Tropic bus at the end of another Farrelly Bros. movie, Dumb and Dumber 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

Coakley: That girl in the black is checking you out.
Fred: The one who looks like the chief from Cuckoo's Nest?
Coakley: No, the one sitting next to her.
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Crazy Credits

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 »

Connections

References One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) See more »

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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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Highly Disappointing
15 June 2011 | by See all my reviews

Rick (Wilson) and Fred (Sudeikis) are given Hall Passes by their wives for one week to do whatever they want with whoever they want. Their thinking is that this will get their husbands to appreciate them more. Is this a good idea?

When I was in High School, a Hall Pass did not mean I could do whatever I wanted for a day or a week. It just allowed me to go from one classroom to another place within a very short period of time. But, this kind of Hall Pass is different.

This has a lot of crude, rude and out-of-place sexual humor. Nothing in here is funny. Nothing. There is male frontal nudity, female nudity and a masturbation scene by Fred. Is this what so-called comedies are coming to these days? Seems so. It's bad enough that these so-called comedies are never funny, but now we dip into almost x-rated dialogue and scenes. There is a place for things of this nature, but in a comedy? I need to find my home planet and go there. This is becoming way too much for me.

A lot of funny stuff is funny by implication, but in here, it's all spelled out for you, spoken, and shown. If you do see this, ask yourself: would you watch it again with your parents, children, grandparents? I think not.

Violence: Yes. Sex: Yes. Nudity: Yes, male and female. Language: Yes.


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