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After failing to get his wife pregnant, a guy (Schneider) recruits his pals to steal the deposit he left at a sperm bank years ago.

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Tommy Macklin
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Sommellier
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Darrell
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Wade
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Zig-Zag
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Greta
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Mona
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Karen
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Coach Stubbs
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Swedish Mechanic
Tom Wright ...
Butcher - Deli Worker
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Todd
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Dr. Roberts
Tony Sancho ...
Pedro
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After failing to get his wife pregnant, a guy (Schneider) recruits his pals to steal the deposit he left at a sperm bank years ago.

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She's fired up. He's firing blanks.

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Rated R for crude and sexual content, brief graphic nudity, language and some drug use | See all certifications »

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24 August 2012 (Iceland)  »

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Los babymakers  »

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$5,215 (USA) (3 August 2012)

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$5,215 (USA) (3 August 2012)
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Goofs

Seconds after the baby boy is born he is put on a scale, yet he is already circumcised. Babies aren't born circumcised. See more »

Quotes

Tommy: Oh, I don't think I'm more important than Jesus, but unless he can miracle a baby up into my wife's vagina then I gotta take a pass.
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Referenced in Bad Movie Beatdown: Strange Wilderness (2013) See more »

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Freedom's Calling
Written by Cecilia Wyle and James Austin Wyle
Performed by Cecilia Wyle as 'C.C. & James' of The Wyle Band
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Some sloppy sitcom and a few fun moments
10 January 2015 | by See all my reviews

Tommy (Paul Schneider) and Audrey Macklin (Olivia Munn) are reasonably happy at their three year anniversary. They decide to try for a baby. Nine months later, they still can't get it done. He's surprised that his swimmers aren't swimming. He had donated sperm to buy her an engagement ring 5 years ago. There is only one batch left and it's already been sold. He needs to rob the sperm bank.

The movie has to overcome some down beats of a troubled marriage and failure to conceive. It doesn't make it easy for the jokes to get laughs. Schneider is a good straight man but he's not an easy broad comedian. Munn starts off with some good chemistry with Schneider. Then the relationship falls apart. The movie could have easily turn them into partners in crime but instead it's a sloppy sitcom. There are some fun moments like the sperm bank deposit but they are the few exceptions.


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