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About Last Night (2014)

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Follow two couples as they journey from the bar to the bedroom and are eventually put to the test in the real world.

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Follow two couples as they journey from the bar to the bedroom and are eventually put to the test in the real world.

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It's about compromise. It's about love. It's about a good wingman.

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Comedy | Romance

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

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14 February 2014 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$12,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$27,838,201, 16 February 2014, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$48,637,684, 27 April 2014
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Trivia

This is the second movie together for Kevin Hart, Michael Ealy and Regina Hall. Previously, they did Think Like a Man (2012). See more »

Goofs

(at around 41 mins) The towel on Casey's shoulder disappears and reappears between shots. See more »

Quotes

Bernie: Hey! Look at me! Get the bag! Listen to me! The food is vile, you hear me? The bitch cannot cook. Whatever you do you do not swallow the fucking food! What you gonna do is this: You gonna wait 'til she's not looking, spit it in the bag. Get low. Put it in the fucking bag. And if you do that throw that shit in the trash, do it fast 'cause the food eat through the bag, and she'll smell it. Alright? You're not listening to me, you don't give a shit about what I'm saying. OK, I gotta die for it, ...
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Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Endless Love/About Last Night (2014) See more »

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Soulful Christmas
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is less offensive when you only spend a dollar or two on it.
23 July 2014 | by See all my reviews

Honestly, I'm disappointed. Steve Pink has directed some much funnier comedies in the past (Accepted, Hot Tub Time Machine). I think the problem is that he's just not cut out to direct the serious stuff. The first 20-30 minutes of the movie are the funniest, and the strongest. After that, the film drags and drags. Clearly there are two couples, and Ealy and Bryant's relationship takes the dramatic turn, while Hart and Hall are funny.

Ealy and Bryant are too melodramatic to make the dull material work, and Hart and Hall are oddly slapstick next to them. Do men really talk to women the way Kevin Hart's character does? Or is he an exaggerated version to be funny? He borders on obnoxious.

If you make it to the end, which I suppose most of you will, do you even care if the couples stay together or break up? In many ways, the film makes a stronger case for these couples not being together. I suppose, the one thing the movie does well is define itself as not being a black movie. I know what you're thinking… the four leads are all black, it must be a black movie. It's not. I don't recall a moment in the film where they ever discuss being black, or the struggle of being black, or anything related to the color of their skin.

The film is a romantic comedy, where the leads happen to be black. Most films like this end up being "black movies", because of jokes that resonate more with a black audience, or jokes about the culture, etc. About Last Night avoids all of that, amazingly.

You won't get past the fact that the film drags, the acting isn't great, and you'll end up not caring about the end result. I'm behind on reviewing this, it's already on DVD, and that's a good thing. This would have been a definite skip for theatres, but is less offensive when you only spend a dollar or two on it.


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