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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)

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$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

When Gil is reading about the robberies in the newspaper, the article states the names as "Alexander Dmitri and Noel Hoddges", however for the rest of the film Noel is never mentioned and seems to have been replaced by "Allen". See more »

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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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Funky 16 Corners
Written by James Boone, Cliff Palmer, Richard Ball, James Ball, Dewayne Garvin, and James Brantley
Performed by The Highlighters
Published by Pebble Toss
Courtesy of Now Again Records and The Highlighters
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At least they had fun
29 August 2013 | by See all my reviews

Dax Shepard is former getaway driver Charlie Bronson in Witness Protection. However, he leaves it all to help his girlfriend (Kristen Bell) get to Los Angeles. This leaves the feds and Charlie's former gang in hot pursuit.

The plot is almost unimportant. It's just an excuse for Dax to have some fun with his car. Dax and Kristen seem to have a lot of fun. That chemistry saves this mess. Tom Arnold is incredibly annoying. There's also Michael Rosenbaum and Bradley Cooper plus many many other characters.

There was one funny scene of hilarious talk of prison rape worthy of a Tarantino script. Other than that, you'd have to really love cars or Dax driving the cars.


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