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Get Hard (2015)

R | | Comedy, Crime | 27 March 2015 (USA)
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When millionaire James King is jailed for fraud and bound for San Quentin, he turns to Darnell Lewis to prep him to go behind bars.

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Rita (as Edwina Findley)
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Makayla
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Cecelio
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Russell (as Tip 'T.I.' Harris)
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Storyline

Kevin Hart plays the role of Darnell--a family man desperate to get enough money to buy a house in a better area to benefit his family's well-being. He is hired by James (Will Ferrell), a wimpy stock trader who is about to go to prison for 10 years, to prepare him for life behind bars. The catch is that James thinks Darnell is an ex-con--not because Darnell told him that, but because James just assumed. Written by The Twiz

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An education in incarceration See more »

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Comedy | Crime

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Rated R for pervasive crude and sexual content and language, some graphic nudity, and drug material | See all certifications »

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27 March 2015 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Buk kietas  »

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Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$33,803,253 (USA) (27 March 2015)

Gross:

$90,353,764 (USA) (26 June 2015)
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Trivia

Will Ferrell stayed in character for all interviews and press releases. See more »

Goofs

When James is talking to the guys in the park that he is supposed to start a fight, the shadow of the boom mic moving is visible on the trees behind him. See more »

Quotes

[prison yard training]
Darnell Lewis: Go back to where you belong!
James King: I don't know where I belong!
Darnell Lewis: I know where you belong... you belong with me!
[smiles at King]
James King: [freaked out] I don't want that!
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Rocket Scientist
Written by Joakim Åhlund (as Joakim Frans Ahlund), Klas Ahlund (as Klas Frans Ahlund) and Patrik Arve (as Patrik Knut Arve)
Performed by Teddybears Sthlm (as Teddybears) feat. Eve
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp./Big Beat Records
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Funny & Clever
3 July 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I wonder if what the critics don't like about this movie is that it is actually clever, funny and vulnerable. I am glad I resisted the critic reviews and saw it. The performances by all actors are genuine. And of course there is just enough physical comedy and absurdity to make it silly in a good way.

Don't listen to the crusty old curmudgeons its a fun movie to watch. Some of the jokes are actually intelligent and you have to know a little about what is going on economically and racially in the Country to really get them. The only thing that I find puzzling is in every movie that has biker gangs, they never seem to get them right. They always portray them cartoony that was the only thing that I found disinteresting and only because of aesthetics.

Its a cute comedy. Don't be turned away by the crusty critics


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