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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

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)  »

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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?


Bradley Cooper wears Oakley Plaintiff sunglasses throughout the film. See more »


Throughout the movie, Annie and Yul are on their way to an interview at "U.C.". When they arrive, they pull up in front of iconic and often filmed Oviatt Library located at California State University, Northridge. CSUN is not a UC (University of California) school.

Prior, they are shown driving South along the coast then driving through the Los Angeles River in East LA. This would require a big circle to get back to Northridge. 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 »


Referenced in Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.114 (2012) See more »


Waltz of Hate
Written and Arranged by Robert Mervak (as Bob Mervak)
Performed by Robert Mervak (as Bob Mervak) and The Motor City Horns
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A fun ride !
30 December 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I don't often write reviews so I'll keep this short. I watched this expecting nothing more than something to waste a couple of hours.It ended up being a real fun couple of hours though. Clever script work..great character chemistry & fantastic musical score.I watched this with my wife who is very hard to please and she was also pleasantly surprised. I'm not saying this should win any awards but I am saying for those of you who don't take every film you watch too seriously .. it's a pretty cool little movie . Dax Shepard should give himself a pat on the back for this.For a movie with a small budget it manages to assemble a great cast and give more bang for your buck than many big studios deliver.

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