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Crazy on the Outside (2010)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime | 8 January 2010 (USA)
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A recently paroled ex-con who has trouble adjusting to the wacky normalcy of life outside of prison. He has spent the last three years behind bars after getting caught committing a crime and taking the rap for his much more dangerous pal.

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A recently paroled ex-con who has trouble adjusting to the wacky normalcy of life outside of prison. He has spent the last three years behind bars after getting caught committing a crime and taking the rap for his much more dangerous pal.

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He survived three years of hard time. Now comes a little family time.

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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Enlouquecendo com a Liberdade  »

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$64,438 (USA) (8 January 2010)

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$64,438 (USA) (8 January 2010)
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Carrie-Anne Moss was rumored to star. See more »

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As written Grandma is erroneously stopped from leaving on a flight to Paris to watch Tommy's non-existent French astronaut girlfriend being launched into space. The European Space Agency's Ariane rocket is not launched from Europe, it is launched from South America. The Guiana Space Center near Kourou, Guiana (Guiana is France's largest overseas territory) allows the Ariane booster to lift larger payloads by launching into a near equatorial orbit. See more »

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[first lines]
Tommy: [to Christy's picture] I can't believe you died.
Prison Guard: Zelda, time to go.
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References The Bellboy (1960) See more »

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The In Crowd
Written by Billy Page
Performed by the Ramsey Lewis Trio
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Move on people, nothing new here
31 May 2011 | by (India) – See all my reviews

On paper, this movie seem to have be half decent. But nothing clicked for me. I think it suffered due to lack of laughs. There were a few smiles here and there, but things were just too predictable. We know how it was going to end.

And the part about the young boy trying to play matchmaker to his mother and an ex-con was idiotic. Also the part about mother accepting it was more idiotic. The kind of faith that she puts in him was just too naive, especially considering that she is a parole officer.

Sigourney Weaver's role was also very contrived. They could have taken the whole thing out of the movie without taking anything from the whole plot. The whole movie is mess really. There is no narrative coherence. Parts have been stacked on just to get some laughs. Alas, If only there were laughs. This is an old wine in an old bottle.


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