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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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Comedy | Crime

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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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When Tim Allen's character is getting his mugshot, it shows him as being well over 6' tall (with the measurement wall behind him). Tim is actually 5'9". See more »

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First hit of the baseball game is clearly directly over the short stop's head. The ball being chased is straight down left side lines. 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 Gigi (1958) See more »

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Sunshine (Go Away Today)
Written and performed by Jonathan Edwards
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Too angry to be funny
15 January 2014 | by See all my reviews

Tommy (Tim Allen) has just been released from prison after spending three years for video piracy. He's stuck staying with his sister Viki and her family (Sigourney Weaver, J.K. Simmons) who's desperate to keep Tommy from his old running mate bad influence Gray (Ray Liotta). Viki has told their mother that Tommy was living in France with a whole ridiculous story. Tommy's parole officer is Angela (Jeanne Tripplehorn).

Tim Allen directed this script which probably speaks to his own personal drama. However the comedy is mostly unfunny with a serious side of anger. There is a mean spirit to this movie and to the character. The laughs aren't there. I didn't like the character. If Tim Allen wants to use his past to good use, I think a serious indie about his jail time would work much better.


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