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Crazy on the Outside (2010)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime | 8 January 2010 (USA)
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Crazy on the Outside is a movie starring Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver, and Jeanne Tripplehorn. A recently paroled ex-con who has trouble adjusting to the wacky normalcy of life outside of prison. He has spent the last three years behind bars after getting caught committing a crime and taking the rap for his much more dangerous pal.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Tommy
... Viki
... Gray
... Ed
... Christy
... Frank
... Angela Papadopolous
... Grandma
... Ethan Papadopolous
... Cooper Luboja
... Alex Luboja
... Lance
... Prison Guard
... Edgar
... Rick
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A recently paroled ex-con who has trouble adjusting to the wacky normalcy of life outside of prison. He has spent the last three years behind bars after getting caught committing a crime and taking the rap for his much more dangerous pal.

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He survived three years of hard time. Now comes a little family time.

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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8 January 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Enlouquecendo com a Liberdade  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$64,438, 10 January 2010, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$64,438, 10 January 2010
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The flat panel TV brand is "Binford", the same name as the tools in Home Improvement (1991). See more »

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Since Tommy was already convicted and had served 36-months in a Federal prison, he would be released on parole, not probation. He would report to a Parole Agent not a Probation Officer. Parole is an early release program whereas probation is a diversionary program. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Tommy: [to Christy's picture] I can't believe you died.
Prison Guard: Zelda, time to go.
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Referenced in Late Show with David Letterman: Episode #17.68 (2010) See more »

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There's a Kind of Hush
Written by Geoff Stephens and Les Reed
Performed by Herman's Hermits
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The Tool Guy is running out of tricks
24 July 2015 | by See all my reviews

Tim Allen was at the top of his game when he made 'The Santa Clause' back in 1994. Sadly 16 years later his last film to date as a leading man is poor.

The idea behind the film is good and you certainly can't say that the cast isn't a good one, it's just that the film plods along as a snails pace and really isn't that funny. It's almost like Tim is trying to tick all the boxes to make a hit film and yet the magic spark isn't there.

I applaud him for trying his hand at directing, but the fact that half the other actors in the film appeared with him in other more successful films only gives a sense that he was calling in favours.

Even the DVD extras are a bit self congratulatory when you consider that Allen's company 'Boxing Cat' comes up right at the start.

I like Tim Allen, I like his work. This just wasn't a good example of it.


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