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Let's Go to Prison (2006)

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When a career criminal's plan for revenge is thwarted by unlikely circumstances, he puts his intended victim's son in his place by putting him in prison...and then joining him.

Director:

Bob Odenkirk

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dax Shepard ... John Lyshitski
Will Arnett ... Nelson Biederman IV
Chi McBride ... Barry
David Koechner ... Shanahan
Dylan Baker ... Warden
Michael Shannon ... Lynard
Miguel Nino Miguel Nino ... Jesus
Jay Whittaker ... Icepick
Amy Hill ... Judge Eva Fwae Wun
David Darlow David Darlow ... Judge Biederman
Joseph Marcus Joseph Marcus ... Pawn Broker
Nick Phalen Nick Phalen ... John - 8 years
A.J. Balance ... John - 18 years
Jerry Minor ... Breen Guard
Mary Seibel Mary Seibel ... Old Bartender
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Storyline

John Lyshitski, a young man who has been in prison more often than he has not over the entire course of his life, has just been released from what was his third prison sentence. In all three cases, he was sentenced by Judge Nelson Biederman III. As such, John makes it his mission to destroy the judge's life. Unable to do so, John does the next best thing: destroy the life of the judge's privileged thirty year old son, Nelson Biederman IV. In that new mission, John ends up not having to do anything as certain people are out to get Nelson IV, who in the process receives a 3 to 5 year prison sentence. Nelson IV's incarceration should be enough for John, who knows that someone like Nelson IV, ill-equipped mentally for a life behind bars, is easy prey to get beaten, raped and/or killed in prison. But John wants to witness and be at least a small part in Nelson IV's suffering. John's plan is to get busted, charged, and convicted for some crime, and end up in the same prison as Nelson IV's ... Written by Huggo

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Welcome to the slammer

Genres:

Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, sexual content, some violence and drug material | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 November 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

You Are Going to Prison See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,220,050, 19 November 2006, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$4,613,815, 10 December 2006
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Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

During the bar scene, the paper John is reading shows a headline about Lockport High overcrowding. The school is in fact, Lockport Township High School of Lockport Illinois and is actually facing alarming overcrowding at both east and central campuses. A referendum has been proposed and rejected twice by the taxpayers to build a third campus in Homer glen, forcing the school to construct trailers and go to split-shift schedules. See more »

Goofs

When John Lyshitski shoots the phone booth after learning of the death of Judge Biederman, two more shots sound after the pistol stops firing. See more »

Quotes

Barry: Would you like some Merlot? I make it in the toilet!
[Nelson shaking with fear]
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Alternate Versions

DVD includes R-rated (84 minute) version and unrated (90 minute) version. See more »

Connections

References Casablanca (1942) See more »

Soundtracks

Move This
Written by Jo Bogaert, Manuella Kamosi
Performed by Technotronic featuring Ya Kid K
Courtesy of ARS Productions
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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User Reviews

 
WHO would write all these negative reviews?
30 November 2008 | by john-jones-7See all my reviews

Why all the negative reviews?? Hard to believe soo many of you have bashed this movie. I understand that not all people like this style of a movie. Kinda like Walk Hard - The Dewey Cox story. I loved both.

Being a person who enjoys the bluntness of people like George Carlin I must say this movie is in your face funny! If you expect to see some teenage dukes of Hazzard style film then don't bother. This movie is for people who like adult style laugh your butt off fun. I watch South Park religiously and this is the one movie that makes me laugh the same.

Don't miss all the one liners!! "Trust me - Do what I do - Keep your mouth shut and try not to cry"!


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