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Moms' Night Out (2014)

PG | | Comedy | 9 May 2014 (USA)
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Hardworking mom Allyson has a crazy night out with her friends, while their husbands watch their children.

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All Allyson and her friends want is a peaceful, grown-up evening of dinner and fun - a long-needed moms' night out. But in order to enjoy high heels, adult conversation, and food not served in a bag, they need their husbands to watch the kids for a few hours ... what could go wrong? Written by Anonymous

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$5,000,000 (estimated)

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$4,311,083 (USA) (9 May 2014)

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$10,429,707 (USA) (11 July 2014)
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The hospital where Sean knocks his shoulder back into place wasn't a hospital at all, it was the lobby of the church seen earlier in the film. They were trying to find a real hospital to use, but couldn't seem to find a suitable one. Eventually they had the idea of using the church lobby. It was a wild idea, and they weren't sure if it would work, but they fixed it up to look like a hospital room and it worked well. See more »

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Sondra is shown as having a numb face and difficulty speaking after being shot with a Taser. Neither of these things happen when a Taser is used on someone. See more »

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Kevin: Okay, So here's the Plan... We take them inside, get their hand stamped and they can't get out. Like Shawshank Redemption.
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A fun family friendly film
9 May 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Mom's Night Out is one of the most delightful comedies I have seen in years. It was pure joy to sit through a film that was not filled with crude, raunchy, vulgar "humor" or language. I honestly had doubts about even attending; my thoughts were "chick flick" (not a huge fan), the "dad is inept" routine (whose popularity is what led me to quit watching television comedies years ago), and how rare comedy is with faith-based films. I seldom cry or laugh at films, in theaters anyway, but I laughed out loud during much of this film. Best part? I laughed at loud because it genuinely appealed to my sense of humor. Sadly, I have been known to laugh out loud because a film is poorly written or made, but this film is simply funny.

During the past couple of days, I have read some bad reviews of the film, and I want to address those. The ones I have read have been written by people who apparently attack any film that has Christianity shown in a positive light (and Mom's Night Out is by no stretch of the imagination an evangelical film), stay at home moms (the laments by some of the reviewers about Allyson's lack of employment are a humorous read themselves), and those who actually seem to feel a need for raunchy humor and crude language. I have read a few comments about it being "sexist"; I saw couples I recognize----partners who know that marriage is not 50/50 but 100/100, and that sometimes one needs a bit more support (and it works both ways). Instead of seeing a small slice of life, these reviewers have completely defined people based on one storyline.

I remember having a 'come-apart' a couple of times when a house full of children, especially pre-schoolers, got overwhelming. That is a part of who I am, but not the complete person. Understand what I mean? So, I could completely relate to the film and various characters in it. Some parts edged toward 'screwball comedy', which I happen to love, but sometimes you need to suspend belief for a while. So, take a break, relax, and enjoy!


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