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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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Alissa
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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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Jojo
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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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Sometimes you need a hand to get hard. See more »

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Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Almost identical shot of Will Ferrell bopping his head to music in the car as in previous film A Night at the Roxbury (1998) See more »

Goofs

When James picks his car at Darnell's cleaning service for the first time he drives away with the trunk opened. You can not see the trunk, but you can see that on his Audi A8 driver's panel that the trunk is open through a red sign right on the center of the panel. See more »

Quotes

Darnell Lewis: Let's see your mad dog face!
[King bursts into tears]
Darnell Lewis: What are you doing, James?
James King: Sad Dog. I think that's a strategy that could work, don't sexually harass me I'm already sad...
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Connections

Featured in The 88th Annual Academy Awards (2016) See more »

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Evening Time
Written by Jay Weigel
Performed by FCM Quartet
Courtesy of Floating City Music, Inc.
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Good comedy for a fun evening, but for the right mood
20 June 2015 | by (Ukraine) – See all my reviews

This is a great comedy with a lot of good racial humor, but it is for a narrow audience. If you like racial humor, Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart comedies, and bubble butts, you will love the movie. Although that is a lot of if's and many people will find it too distant from their own life experience to relate to the characters. The scenes are hardly predictable and will definitely surprise if not shock you. Some scenes may drag on for too long, but generally the movie flies by quickly. The acting is good, but for the fans of Will Farrell and Kevin Hart. Also make sure you are in a proper mood for watching an obscene comedy because the jokes will not spare you!


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