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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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$64,438, 10 January 2010, Limited Release

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$64,438, 10 January 2010
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Jeanne Tripplehorn who plays Angela, also played an Agent on Criminal Minds (Alex Blake) both of whom had a son named Ethan, although Blake's son passed away when he was young. See more »

Goofs

As written Grandma is erroneously stopped from leaving on a flight to Paris to watch Tommy's non-existent French astronaut girlfriend being launched into space. The European Space Agency's Ariane rocket is not launched from Europe, it is launched from South America. The Guiana Space Center near Kourou, Guiana (Guiana is France's largest overseas territory) allows the Ariane booster to lift larger payloads by launching into a near equatorial orbit. See more »

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[first lines]
Tommy: [to Christy's picture] I can't believe you died.
Prison Guard: Zelda, time to go.
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References Lars and the Real Girl (2007) 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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Crazy on the Inside
27 July 2010 | by See all my reviews

I'd say enjoy it for what it is. Tim Allen's comedy 'Crazy on the Outside' was made to make people laugh. The title should be enough to suggest so. I don't know why people were and why they should be expecting otherwise. I for one had a great time watching it. with actors like Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver, J.K. Simmons and Kelsey Grammar, who wouldn't have fun? Agreed that the story isn't exactly one of a kind but the humour is more than satisfactory. The dramatic sequences are a little clichéd but they are short and well acted. Tim Allen, Julie Bowen, J.K. Simmons, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Helen Slayton-Hughes, Ray Liotta and Kelsey Grammar act very well but it's Sigourney Weaver who's the scene stealer as she delivers a sincere and natural performance as Tommy's slightly crazy sister. Overall, if you don't take it too seriously, it will make you laugh. Don't pay too much heed to the negative reviews.


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