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Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)

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A malfunctioning time machine at a ski resort takes a man back to 1986 with his two friends and nephew, where they must relive a fateful night and not change anything to make sure the nephew is born.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Aliu Oyofo ...
Young Nick
Jake Rose ...
Brook Bennett ...


Three friends on losing streaks: Adam, whose girlfriend dumped him, Nick, with a dead-end job and a cheating wife, and Lou, a suicidal alcoholic. To help Lou recover from car-exhaust poisoning, Adam and Nick, with Adam's nephew Jacob, go to a winter resort that was their old party place. It's now a dump, but the lads rally for a night of drinking in the hot tub. Somehow, the hot tub takes them back to 1986, on a fateful night for each of them. Maybe if they do everything the same way they did that night, they'll get back to the future so Jacob can be born. There are serious temptations to do things differently. Will they make it back to their sorry lives? And what about Jacob? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Kick Some Past


Comedy | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong crude and sexual content, nudity, drug use and pervasive language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

26 March 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Ressaca  »


Box Office


$36,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,020,502, 28 March 2010, Wide Release

Gross USA:


Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


When the group first meets Blaine (Sebastian Stan), Jacob (Clark Duke) says "Hey look, it's the douchebag from Karate Kid." Rick, who was betting against Lou (Rob Corddry) in the bar, was played by William Zabka, who was the rival of Ralph Macchio in The Karate Kid (1984). See more »


The top button on Nick Webber's pajamas switches between being buttoned and unbuttoned in several shots. See more »


Lou: Fuckin' Russian energy drink, Chernobly. Its got this shit in it, not even legal here.
Adam: Whats in it?
Lou: How the fuck am I supposed to know dude, but it's illegal.
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Crazy Credits

The end credits start out as one of the main characters' alternative histories, showing real crew names over a flashy 1980s music video. See more »


Yes Man
Written by Ali Dee (as Ali Theodore) and Joey Katsaros (as Joseph Katsaros)
Performed by The Little Wands
Courtesy of DeeTown Entertainment
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User Reviews

Forget reality and enjoy this movie
26 March 2010 | by See all my reviews

Although as a warning this movie had some pretty intense language, and very crude humor I enjoyed it so much. The actual plot of this movie as depicted on the trailer is in no way realistic at all which adds to it's humor. Isn't that what we go to the movies for? A little escape of reality for a while? This movie from first moment to last is hilarious in every way and the jokes keep rolling. This movie is like all of the greater 80's movies piled into one with a mix of Back to the Future. Every character in this movie had a significant number of hilarious jokes, and the entire audience was laughing hysterically. In my opinion this was better than The Hangover because every 2 minutes I found myself laughing harder and harder at every joke. Great movie.

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