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Hit and Run (2012)

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Former getaway driver Charlie Bronson jeopardizes his Witness Protection Plan identity in order to help his girlfriend get to Los Angeles. The feds and Charlie's former gang chase them on the road.

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HIT AND RUN is a comedy about a young couple ('Kristen Bell' and 'Dax Shepard') that risks it all when they leave their small town life and embark on a road trip that may lead them towards the opportunity of a lifetime. Their fast-paced road trip grows awkwardly complicated and hilarious when they are chased by a friend from the past ('Bradley Cooper'), a federal marshal ('Tom Arnold') and a band of misfits. Written by Open Road Films

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A comedy that never takes its foot off the gas

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Action | Comedy | Romance

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Rated R for pervasive language including sexual references, graphic nudity, some violence and drug content | See all certifications »

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22 August 2012 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$4,675,026 (USA) (24 August 2012)

Gross:

$13,746,550 (USA) (5 October 2012)
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Trivia

Joy Bryant who plays Neve, Dax Shepard's ex-fiancé plays his TV wife on the show Parenthood. See more »

Goofs

It takes more than just cutting motor mounts and using a cherry picker to pull a motor as described by Charlie when he's talking to Annie. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Yul Perrkins a.k.a. Charles Bronson: You're not concentrating. I can tell. You're thinking about emails or text messages or handbags. Taylor Lautner.
Annie Bean: You don't know that. You don't know what I'm thinking about.
Yul Perrkins a.k.a. Charles Bronson: [in a whisper] Lautner.
Yul Perrkins a.k.a. Charles Bronson: Okay, I don't know the specifics, but I know it's some kind of useless racket that's keeping you from concentrating.
Annie Bean: You don't know squat. I could be thinking about the cure for cancer. In fact, I may have just cracked it, and now you're trying to get me to erase it from my hard drive.
Yul Perrkins a.k.a. Charles Bronson: ...
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Crazy Credits

During the final credits there is an additional scene depicting the job interview that was the point of the whole road-trip. See more »

Connections

Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.194 (2012) See more »

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I Wanna Make Her Love Me
Written by Stevie Wonder, Henry Cosby, Sylvia Moy (as Sylvia Rose Moy), and Lula Mae Hardaway
Performed by Jim Ford
Courtesy of Light in the Attic Records
Under License from Jobele Music Co. Inc., Black Bull Music, Stone Agate Music, and Sawandi Music
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Social commentary masquerading as comedy
23 November 2012 | by (Kotadeniyawa, Sri Lanka) – See all my reviews

I don't know... the other reviewers seem to be expecting War and Peace instead of a formulaic salute to the genre, with a little iffy choreography but still interesting stunts. Don't expect pathos and I guarantee you will be laughing out loud every time the hapless Tom Arnold is on screen. The cars are beautiful, a '67 Lincoln with 700hp, A Cadi estate to die for, a Solstice and a custom built off-roader that I wouldn't even know how to begin to name. Unlike many other reviewers I enjoyed the banter between all the parties, and in itself it is an interesting take on contemporary Californian relationships: the Pouncer app, the political incorrectness of fag, the voting for civil unions... Bradley Cooper's thug was creepy and intense and yet loves dogs. Shepard and Bell have tangible chemistry, Ms Bryant manages to look lethal and desirable all in one sweep of an eyelash, and one ends up wishing they had added more meat to Carly Hatter's role of the inept cop's sidekick with all the answers. What made this movie work for me was primarily the intelligence and yes, restraint with which each every actor executed their role. The plot had some holes, okay craters, like why would someone in a limousine think they could lose a coupe on a dirt road... follow the dust dude, and if someone is trying to hide, why would he choose to drive a trademark? But it gets an eight because it made me laugh out loud at least a few times.


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