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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:

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

Richard Jenkins lives in Cumberland, RI, where the Farrelly brothers grew up. See more »

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After Brent fires his last shot, his gun's slide should have locked back empty. See more »

Quotes

[Fred is moaning, the male cop knocks on the window]
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Grace: Don't worry. This isn't what it looks like.
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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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References Frankenstein (1931) See more »

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The Cotton's Burning
Written by Paul Plissey
Performed by Ellis Paul
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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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