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Hit and Run (2012)

R  |   |  Action, Comedy, Romance  |  22 August 2012 (USA)
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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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


A comedy that never takes its foot off the gas


Action | Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

22 August 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hit and Run  »

Box Office


$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


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

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Most of the cars seen in this film are from Dax Shepard's personal collection. See more »


When Yul is in the back of the car and calls Randy so he can overhear his dad's address, he says, "1805 Burns in Spicewood." Randy repeats it to Gil as, "1805 Spicewood in Burns, California." See more »


[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 »


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Pure Imagination
Performed by Lou Rawls
Written by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley
Courtesy of Philadelphia International Records and Sony Music Entertainment
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
Under License from Taradam Music Inc.
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Great fun!
14 August 2012 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Not that many ratings yet, but how can this movie have a 6.1?? Serious? I saw it in the sneak preview yesterday and had some great laughs, certain parts are hilarious. Best of all, didn't knew anything about this movie, so wasn't expecting anything... Turned out to be one of my better movies this year so far! Some titles are hyped, like Batman The Dark Knight Rises, and although I enjoyed it, this movie messed up my emotions way more!The acting of the whole cast suits the flow and spirit of this movie perfectly. Furthermore, I think Dax Shepard did an outstanding job being both the director, writer and main character. Must see!

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