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Hall Pass -- A married man is granted the opportunity to have an affair by his wife. Joined in the fun by his best pal, things get a little out of control when both wives start engaging in extramarital activities as well.

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Writers (WGA):
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Release Date:
25 February 2011 (USA) See more »
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One week. No rules. See more »
Plot:
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. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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A little bit of raunch and a lot of heart... See more (135 total) »

Cast

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Owen Wilson ... Rick

Jason Sudeikis ... Fred

Jenna Fischer ... Maggie

Christina Applegate ... Grace

Nicky Whelan ... Leigh

Richard Jenkins ... Coakley

Stephen Merchant ... Gary

Larry Joe Campbell ... Hog-Head

Bruce Thomas ... Rick Coleman

Tyler Hoechlin ... Gerry

Derek Waters ... Brent

Alexandra Daddario ... Paige

Rob Moran ... Ed Long

Lauren Bowles ... Britney

Christa Beth Campbell ... Emma (as Christa Campbell)

Macsen Lintz ... Gunnar

Kristin Carey ... Aunt Meg

Joy Behar ... Dr. Lucy

Carly Craig ... Nicotine Patch Girl

Kaliko Kauahi ... Chief
Landon T. Riddle ... Ed's Son
Halli-Gray Beasley ... Ed's Daughter

J.B. Smoove ... Flats (as JB Smoove)

Vanessa Angel ... Missy

Andrew Wilson ... Larry Bohac

Alyssa Milano ... Mandy

Danny Murphy ... Boshane
Al Wisne ... Clyde
Mike Meldman ... Michael Meldman (as Michael Meldman)
Susan Sandberg ... Doctor
Dwight Evans ... Maggie's Father

Shannon Leade ... 20-Something Woman
Gus Williams ... Bouncer (as Gus G. Williams)

Gordon Danniels ... Golf Ranger
Jamie Lee ... Dry Clean Korean Lady

Quynh Thi Le ... Young Korean Woman
Robert Flaherty ... Awards Dinner Bartender
Matt Fairbairn ... Harold Goldberg

Doris Morgado ... Latino Woman # 1

Maria Duarte ... Latino Woman #2
Thaddeus Rahming ... Naked Guy #1
Rich Brown ... Naked Guy #2
Jeff Norton ... Lake Cop #1
Terry Mullany ... Lake Cop #2
Brian Mone ... Honorable Judge William Mone

Taylor Treadwell ... Young Bride (Emma)

Craig X. Scott ... Older Gunnar

Kathryn Kim ... Another Korean Woman

Richard Melton ... Burly Cop
Eddie Barbanell ... Coach Eddie
Romy Wang ... Woman Golfer #1
Suki Frick ... Woman Golfer #2
Soon Yup Han ... Woman Golfer #3
Cristina Nardozzi ... Girl in Restaurant
Ezra Neo Dierking ... Party Boy

Bo Burnham ... Bartender
Mike Cerrone ... Driver Cop

Zen Gesner ... Passenger Cop

Kristyl Dawn Tift ... Gary's Wife

Daniel Greene ... Officer #1

Patricia French ... Officer #2
Bob Weekes ... Bar Manager
Stella Barrow ... Stella Bass Band
Willie Barrow ... Stella Bass Band
Jikker Barrow ... Stella Bass Band
Ron Brown ... Stella Bass Band
Meredith Oliver Oglesby ... Bar Patron Meredith
Candice Ozechowski ... Bar Patron Candice
Lee Anne Freeman ... Bar Patron Lee Anne
Christina Avalos ... Bar Patron Christina

Igor Vovkovinskiy ... Johnny's Hideaway Tall Stud
Chloe Snyder ... Stootfish Babe

Kathy Griffin ... Herself
Anna Byers ... Backyard BBQ Friend

Wen Yann Shih ... Asian Woman

Tom Choi ... Asian Husband
Juan Qian ... Elderly Asian Woman
Jesse Farrelly ... Witness on Roof
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Haji Abdullah ... Bar Patron (uncredited)

Logan Anderson ... Attractive Woman (uncredited)

Tara-Nicole Azarian ... Teen Falcon's Fan (uncredited)
Demetrius B. Banks ... Healthclub Patron (uncredited)
Erin Rhea Berson ... Nightclub Dancer (uncredited)

Detra Bickerstaff ... Office Worker (uncredited)

Tim Blanchard ... Bar Patron (uncredited)
Yolonda Camille ... Girl #3 (uncredited)
Frances Cobb ... Hotel Guest (uncredited)

Matthew L. Collins ... Restaurant Patron (uncredited)

John Emil D'Angelo ... Johnny's Hideaway Dancer (uncredited)
Curtis Gammage ... Club Patron (uncredited)
Michael Jaegers ... Bar Patron / Pedestrian (uncredited)
Shawn Knowles ... Man at Party (uncredited)

Alphonse A. Lambert Jr. ... Bar Patron (uncredited)

Randi Lamey ... Miss Afghanistan (uncredited)

Melissa LeEllen ... Club Girl (uncredited)
Thina Lowe ... Club Patron (uncredited)

Heidi Niedermeyer ... Receptionist (uncredited)

Caroline O'Neil ... Dancer (uncredited)
Eddie Rattanasouk ... Waiter (uncredited)

Gwendolyn Rogers ... Neighbor (uncredited)
Al G. Sillah ... Bar Patron (uncredited)
Gregory Marshall Smith ... Distracted Parlor Patron (uncredited)

Jawad Talpur ... Restaurant Guest (uncredited)

Lisa Marie Thomas ... Baseball Player Girlfriend (uncredited)

Directed by
Bobby Farrelly 
Peter Farrelly 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Pete Jones (screenplay) &
Peter Farrelly (screenplay) &
Kevin Barnett (screenplay) &
Bobby Farrelly (screenplay)

Pete Jones (story)

Produced by
Richard Brener .... executive producer
Mark Charpentier .... producer
Toby Emmerich .... executive producer
Bobby Farrelly .... producer
Peter Farrelly .... producer
Merideth Finn .... executive producer
Marc S. Fischer .... executive producer
Kris Meyer .... co-producer
John Rickard .... co-producer
J.B. Rogers .... co-producer
Bradley Thomas .... producer
Charles B. Wessler .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Matthew F. Leonetti 
 
Film Editing by
Sam Seig 
 
Casting by
Rick Montgomery 
 
Production Design by
Arlan Jay Vetter 
 
Art Direction by
Dan Morski 
 
Set Decoration by
Cindy Carr 
 
Costume Design by
Denise Wingate 
 
Makeup Department
Lay'Na Anderson .... additional makeup artist
Andrea C. Brotherton .... hair stylist
Vanessa Davis .... key hair stylist
Tony Gardner .... special makeup designer
Timothy Huizing .... special makeup effects artist
Sava Markovic .... lens technician
Sarah Mays .... makeup department head
Heather Morris .... hair stylist
Ashlee Mullen .... personal makeup artist
Susan Ransom .... key makeup artist
Monty Schuth .... additional hair stylist
Toby Sells .... special makeup effects artist
Lilo Tauvao .... special makeup effects artist
Shunika Terry .... hair stylist
Denise Tunnell .... makeup artist
Patty York .... personal makeup artist: Owen Wilson
 
Production Management
Adam McCarthy .... production supervisor
Frank Salvino .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
John Bonaccorse .... second second assistant director (as John Bonaccourse)
Jessica Franks .... additional second assistant director
Greg Guzik .... second assistant director
Heidi Hinzman .... second second assistant director
Matti Kluttz .... second assistant director: second unit
J.B. Rogers .... assistant director (as James B. Rogers)
Gregory J. Smith .... first assistant director: Cape Cod
Mark Steilen .... second unit director
James J.D. Taylor .... first assistant director: second unit (as J.D. Taylor)
 
Art Department
J. Brent Addison .... set painter
Chloe Arbiture .... art assistant
Heather Bowers .... property assistant
Sandi Cook .... greens foreman
Rod England .... set dresser
Andrea Mae Fenton .... set decorator: additional photography
Seth Gardner .... propmaker
Shawn M. Gray .... assistant property master
Sammy Ray Hill .... greensman gang boss
Justin C. Hosp .... set dresser
Mark Keever .... set dresser
Ellen L. Kerr .... buyer
Rich Koll .... gang boss
Rich Koll .... on set carpenter
Ryan Kutch .... set dresser
Otto Lindsey .... on set dresser
Rob Mallard .... carpenter
Masako Masuda .... set designer
Stacie McKinnon .... art department coordinator
Adam Miller .... props
Ash Minnick .... set dresser
Swift Moseley .... key greens
Jenn Moye .... art department assistant
Sheila Nash .... draftsperson
Mark Nave .... carpenter
Giang N. Pham .... set decoration coordinator
Shane Reed .... leadman
Andy Rusk .... set dresser
Michael Sabo .... property master
Christopher Scheetz .... construction gangboss
Mike Sullivan .... charge scenic
James Vasilovic .... set dresser
Kevan Weber .... set dresser
Jay Womer .... construction coordinator
 
Sound Department
Matt Andrews .... play back operator
Keith Birchfiel .... boom operator: second unit
Courtney Bishop .... adr recordist
Victoria Bowes .... sound utility: second unit (as Victoria Lee Thoma-Bowes)
Michael P. Clark .... additional sound utility
Patrick Cusack .... foley editor
Andrew DeCristofaro .... supervising sound editor (as Andrew De Cristofaro)
Mary H. Ellis .... sound mixer
Glynna Grimala .... sound effects editor
George Haddad .... sound effects editor
Damian Irving .... utility
Pedro Jimenez .... trailer re-recording mixer
Travis MacKay .... adr mixer
Michael Miller .... adr mixer
Alyson Dee Moore .... foley artist
Steve Nelson .... sound effects editor (as Steven Nelson)
Nancy Nugent .... supervising dialogue & adr editor (as Nancy Nugent-Title)
Kim H. Ornitz .... sound mixer: second unit
Michael Payne .... supervising sound effects editor
Steve Pederson .... sound re-recording mixer
Drew Ponder .... boom operator
Stephen P. Robinson .... sound effects editor
John Roesch .... foley artist
Ric Schnupp .... adr recordist
Brian Seagrave .... audio post-conform
Brad Sherman .... sound re-recording mixer
John C. Stuver .... dialogue editor
Bartek Swiatek .... sound utility
John St. Denis .... adr recordist (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Ken Reid .... special effects technician
Patrick Tantalo .... special effects foreman (as Pat Tantalo)
Robert Vazquez .... special effects supervisor (as Bobby Vazquez)
Greg Waddle .... special effects technician
 
Visual Effects by
Ron Barr .... visual effects artist
Sean Devereaux .... plate supervisor: ZERO VFX
Brian Drewes .... visual effects producer
Fortunato Frattasio .... visual effects artist: Digiscope
Anu Liikkanen .... concept artist
Richard Malzahn .... visual effects supervisor
Brennan Prevatt .... digital effects supervisor
Mary Stuart-Welch .... visual effects producer: Digiscope
Chris B. Schnitzer .... director of visual effects: Warner Bros. (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Jonathan Arthur .... stunts
Richard Bucher .... stunts (as Richard L. Bucher)
John Cenatiempo .... stunts
Scott Dale .... stunts
Anderson Martin .... stunts
Matt McColm .... stunts
Haley Nott .... stunts
Connor O'Malley .... stunts
Jay Pearson .... stunts (as Jay S. Pearson)
Cody Rowlett .... precision driver
Jason Silvis .... stunts
D.A. Sims .... precision driver
Ashley Rae Trisler .... stunts (as Ashley Trisler)
Michael Trisler .... stunts
Dain Turner .... stunts
Madison Turner .... stunts
Tierre Turner .... stunt coordinator
Todd Warren .... stunts
Jonathan Arthur .... stunt double: Derek Waters (uncredited)
Richard Bucher .... stunt double: Owen Wilson (uncredited)
Scott Dale .... stunt double (uncredited)
Matt McColm .... stunt double (uncredited)
Haley Nott .... stunt double: Alexandra Daddario (uncredited)
Connor O'Malley .... stunt double (uncredited)
Jason Silvis .... utility stunts (uncredited)
Gerard G. Williams .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
John Betancourt .... assistant camera
Kenneth Bolton .... grip
Jermaine Brantley .... rigging electric
Hugh Braselton .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Jan Burgess .... second assistant camera: "a" camera, second unit
Marc Casey .... loader
Jeffrey N. Civa .... first assistant camera "a" camera
Dan Cornwall .... gaffer
Stephen Crowley .... gaffer: second unit
Marc Dobiecki .... camera operator: "c" camera
Jeremy Emerman .... epk
Terry Fitzpatrick .... video assist operator
Dale Fowler .... best boy electric
Brian Heller .... aerial cinematographer
Gary Holmes .... rigging electric best boy
Darryl Humber .... dolly grip: "a" camera
Kevin Huver .... second assistant camera: "b" camera, reshoots
Peter Iovino .... still photographer
Dirk Jenkins .... rigging electrician
Jacques Jouffret .... camera operator: "a" camera
Jacques Jouffret .... steadicam operator
Gary Kelso .... dolly grip: "b" camera
Lane Leagans .... rigging grip
Lorna Leslie .... second assistant camera: additional photography unit
Halley Manning .... electrician
Fred L. McLane .... first assistant camera
Ray Myers .... basecamp electrician
Connor O'Malley .... lighting technician
Glenn Ortman .... electrician
Mario Eugene Page .... epk camera operator
David Parker .... rigging electrician
Kelly Price .... rigging grip
C. Alan Rawlins .... key grip
Kerry Rawlins .... grip
Mackie Roberts .... grip
Matt Robinson .... rigging electrician
Matt Robinson .... rigging grip
Scott Ronnow .... first assistant camera: "b" camera, reshoots
Robert Russell .... additional dimmer board operator
Gina Scagnelli .... grip
Riko Schatke .... best boy grip
Chad Schroeder .... electrician
David Shakibanasab .... electrician: second unit
Greg Still .... lighting technician: additional
Jeff C. Sutton .... rigging electrician
Cris Toebben .... additional electrician
Trey Twitty .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Mike Tyson .... rigging gaffer
Jon Derek Wilson .... electrician
Jason Lerczak .... rigging electrician: day player (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Janella Bersabal .... extras casting
Susan Deming .... additional casting associate
Barbara Harris .... adr voice casting
Patrick Ingram .... extras casting
Jason James .... casting associate
Derek Kokinda .... casting assistant
M.V. Oliphant .... extras casting assistant
Nathan Wright .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Sandra Collier .... costumer
Sarah Downer .... set costumer
Kate Duke .... set costumer
Karen Freed .... costumer
K. Drew Fuller .... costumer
Melissa Mason .... costumer
Elizabeth McEntire Williams .... costumer
Heather Sease .... costumer
Hope Slepak .... costume supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Gary Burritt .... negative cutter
Andrew Greenbury .... assistant editor
Jeff Halsey .... digital intermediate producer
Paul Lavoie .... digital intermediate producer
Larry Madaras .... additional editor
Les Morgan .... editorial production assistant
Jim Passon .... deluxe color timer
John Petersen .... colorist: dailies
David Raymond .... first assistant editor
Charlie B. Spaht .... assistant editor
Walter Volpatto .... digital intermediate colorist
 
Music Department
Fernand Bos .... supervising music editor
Monica Ciafardini .... music clearances
Jonathan Leahy .... music coordinator
Manish Raval .... music supervisor
Ronald J. Webb .... music editor (as Ronald Webb)
Tom Wolfe .... music supervisor
 
Transportation Department
Tim Barker .... production driver
Joseph F. Beeco .... cast trailer driver
Robert Brubaker .... transportation captain
Kaiser Clark .... driver
Richard Denson .... transportation captain: Los Angeles
Robert E. Dingle .... transportation coordinator: Los Angeles
Gary Duncan .... marine coordinator
Gary Duncan .... picture car coordinator
Royale Edward .... driver: Los Angeles
Ron Hurd .... cast trailer driver
Elvin D Moore Jr .... picture car mechanic
Daniel La Fave .... driver
Jeffrey L. McLaughlin .... driver: honeywagon, second unit
Matt Neel .... driver
Cindi Randall .... driver: honeywagon
Windi Robinson .... construction driver
Vickie Raynor Robison .... cast & crew driver (as Vickie Raynor)
Randy Southerland .... transportation co-captain
Timothy Stephens .... base camp generator
Vanschaick Thomas .... transportation
Hank Van Apeldoorn .... driver: grip truck
Susan Van Apeldoorn .... driver
Thomas Van Schaick .... driver
Rob Verdery .... dot compliance
 
Other crew
Samuel Adler .... production assistant
James Ahern .... video playback engineer
Sheila Allen .... production accountant
Kavita Amar .... production attorney
Jenny-Lind Angel .... stand-in: Jenna Fischer
Lauren Aparicio .... production assistant
James Arone .... adr loop group
Twyla Banks .... stand-in: Jenna Fischer
Stephanie Beman .... key craft service: second unit
Haley Billue .... production secretary
Barbara Branch .... first assistant accountant
Lisa Breitman .... adr actor
Neill Calabro .... photo double
Max Calder .... stand in/photo double: Owen Wilson
A.J. Calomay .... featurette editor
G. Christopher Carson .... stand in/photo double for Richard Jenkins
Esther Chae .... adr voices
David Champion .... production assistant
Sarah Christmas .... key location scout
Rudy Coblentz Jr. .... second assistant accountant
Michelle Coppins .... accounting clerk
Anil Dhokai .... location assistant
Stephen Dirkes .... key assistant location manager
Lea Enslin .... second assistant accountant
Jeremy Fischer .... assistant to line producer: additional photography
Richard Franceschini .... production resources executive
Erin G. Fuller .... key assistant location manager (as Erin G. Fisher)
Erin G. Fuller .... location coordinator (as Erin G. Fisher)
Marc C. Geschwind .... extras coordinator
Larry Gilbert .... police security
William O. Greenwood III .... set construction
Adam Hamilton .... stand-in
Spencer Hansen .... stand-in: Owen Wilson
Ashley Harvin .... additional set production assistant (as Ashley Ivey)
Kelso Harvin .... stand-in
Kyle Hinshaw .... assistant location manager
Rodney L. James .... stand-in: Gary
Spencer Jarvis .... additional set production assistant
Kenyea Johnson .... producer asst
Melody S. Jones .... craft service
Adam Jordan .... production assistant
John-Eliot Jordan .... assistant to Mr. Meyer
Zach Kane .... key craft service
Amir R. Khan .... set production assistant (as Amir Khan)
Danielle King .... set production assistant
Martin Kitrosser .... script supervisor
Robyn Kubena .... assistant production office coordinator: additional photography
Jessica Lang .... craft service
Steve Loff .... assistant accountant
Todd A. Marks .... computer/video playback supervisor
Marina McConn .... stand-in
Kelly Mokris .... assistant to mr. fischer
Maida N. Morgan .... location manager
Daniel Morris .... assistant: Mr. Thomas
Bridget Nichols .... stand-in
Scott Parker .... post-production accountant
Day Permuy .... production coordinator
John M. Pisani .... unit publicist
Peter W. Root .... location assistant
Cody Rowlett .... stand-in
Chad Sanborn .... photographic doubling
Chad Sanborn .... stand-in
Robert Severance .... police security
Michelle Skaneski .... set production assistant
Alison R. Smith .... wild animal trainer
Mitch Spacone .... system support: FotoKem
Jason Suhrke .... set production assistant: additional photography
Stan Swofford .... set medic
Carol Tresan .... animal coordinator
Greg Tresan .... animal coordinator
Beau Turpin .... additional set production assistant
Pablo Velez Jr. .... location assistant
Amy Greene Vines .... production coordinator: additional photography
Thomas Ward .... production assistant
Ben White .... set production assistant
Erika J. Wood .... stand-in
Caleb Hinshaw .... location assistant (uncredited)
Michael Peavey .... helicopter pilot (uncredited)
 

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Rated R for crude and sexual humor throughout, language, some graphic nudity and drug use
Runtime:
105 min | 111 min (extended cut)
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Certification:
Argentina:13 | Australia:MA | Canada:18A (Alberta) | Canada:14A (British Columbia/Ontario) | Canada:13+ (Québec) | Finland:K-13 | Germany:12 | Germany:16 (extended cut) | Ireland:16 | Italy:VM14 | Malaysia:18 | Netherlands:12 | Philippines:R-13 (MTRCB) | Portugal:M/16 | Singapore:R21 | Singapore:M18 (edited version) | Sweden:11 (DVD rating) | Switzerland:12 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:12 (canton of Vaud) | UK:15 | USA:R (certificate #46569) | USA:R (extended cut) (enlarged edition)

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Trivia:
Maggie's father is played by Dwight Evans, longtime Boston Red Sox right fielder. The Farrelly brothers often include Boston sports stars in their movies.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Grace is in the bedroom with her flirt Gerry, his shirt is open when he comes from the bathroom, then buttoned when they have a talk. Then, he stands up and closes it.See more »
Quotes:
Rick:We let down the male species, you know that?
Fred:Maybe you were right. Maybe we should call it a day, just ask the girls to come home.
Rick:NO! I want the Hall Pass, okay? At first I wasn't sure, but now I know I want it.
Fred:I don't even know what the dream is anymore...
Rick:I'll tell you what it is: I want to remember what it feels like to be with someone who really WANTS to be with me, out of pure desire, not because they HAVE to out of some sense of duty.
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Soundtrack:
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12 out of 18 people found the following review useful.
A little bit of raunch and a lot of heart..., 16 June 2011
Author: Terry Roehrig II from United States

This movie was written and directed by The Farrelly Brothers. They've done There's Something About Mary, Kingpin and Dumb & Dumber. They've actually tamed down over the past few years and started doing some movies with heart (Shallow Hal, Fever Pitch). This one is actually a cross between Mary and Hal. It's raunchy in some places but for the most part, it's got a lot of heart.

Rick (Wilson) is given a week off from marriage by his wife, Maggie (Fischer). Fred (Sudeikis) is also given a week off from marriage from his wife, Grace (Applegate). Of course, this would never happen in real life... no self-respecting woman would ever do this to herself. Since this is the movies, Maggie and Grace's reasoning behind this is... let the dogs off the leash and they'll no longer want to have affairs. It's actually pretty funny on how they both earned their hall passes in the first place. I won't say anything, you can just watch it.

The movie starts out just fine, kind of lags in the middle (Day 1 through 4 of said titular hall pass) and then picks up again near the end. Speaking of the ending, it gets a little madcap and over-the-top for my taste, I felt like I was watching an episode of Benny Hill. All they needed was the music and it would have been like a 2011 update. I felt like there was a lot more territory to explore in this premise and yes, I get that men over 40 tire out sooner, that their lives have slowed down... but still. i just felt like something was missing.

The main reason to watch Hall Pass is the comic performances by Wilson and Sudeikis and the hilarious exchange of dialog between them and their friends (Merchant, Campbell, Smoove) and some pretty funny bits about them trying to 'play out of their league'. Practically anybody could have played the wives, because Applegate and Fischer bring absolutely nothing to the party but a familiar face and name. More reviews at www.soveryterry.com Final Grade: B-

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