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Stretch (2014)

R  |   |  Comedy, Thriller  |  14 October 2014 (USA)
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A hard-luck limo driver struggles to go straight and pay off a debt to his bookie. He takes on a job with a crazed passenger, whose sought-after ledger implicates some seriously dangerous criminals.

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Ray Liotta
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The Jovi
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Clark Hanna (as John Carnahan)
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Norman Reedus
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A hard-luck limo driver struggles to go straight and pay off a debt to his bookie. He takes on a job with a crazed passenger, whose sought-after ledger implicates some seriously dangerous criminals.

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

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Trivia

Shot in 21 days on a budget of $5 million. See more »

Goofs

At the end of the movie we can see the car leaking but from the front, unless on a limo, the gas tank is ahead, the leak should be at the back of the vehicle. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Stretch: [narrating] If you like stories about chance and coincidence and fate, then here's one you'd never heard. Boy meets girl. Girl almost kills boy by running a red light at rush hour. Boy is T-boned at over 60 miles an hour.
Other Driver: God, are you alright?
Stretch: Uh huh.
Stretch: [narrating] And survives with barely a scratch.
Other Driver: Are you drunk?
Stretch: Not any more.
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ROCK YOUR BODY
Performed by Toxicology
Written by Robert Strauss
Published by Third Side Music obo
Union Square Music Publishing
Courtesy of Third Side Music
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Why I love movies. It is a wildfire of enjoyment!

Wow! Stretch is a whole theme park of excitement on film. Wilson's acting gets better and better every movie. With the right script he will be winning an Oscar within 3 years or less. The seriousness of his composure in a movie of such hilarity really contributed to the movie's tone & my enjoyment. His acting gave the movie believability which would be impossible on paper.

Chris Pine gave a performance that was much, I mean much, like Rob Lowe's character on Californication, except he played 10 times the character for almost the duration of the movie. His ability to keep a straight face with some lines was truly impressive. The best comparison of watching this movie is placing half of your yearly earnings on a horse to win, plus having great seats to watch, at the Kentucky Derby, the fastest two minutes in sports. Dynamite movie with superb acting with a cast of some of the finest in Hollywood. Norman Reedus was in the movie for about 90 seconds, so it was Patrick Wilson followed by Pine as the focal points of this wildfire.

Of course I would love to see more of Jessica Alba & Ms. Decker in any movie, but I understand that this was not a romcom, it was a thrilltacular/comedy. Though embarrassing (full disclosure), I thought Pine WAS Rob Lowe until the movie was over & I began to write this review. To be fair, his look & character were almost identical to the character on Californication (which to me is a tremendous compliment to both actors). The last three movies I've screened put me to sleep, & this one simply did not offer that option, & gave me back that movie loving feeling. Thank you to everyone involved & there wasn't a dull moment in the movie. It was literally the opposite.


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