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I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell (2009)

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A guy tries to patch things up with his soon-to-be-married pal after botching things up at his bachelor party.

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Tim Huck ...
Cop #1
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Cop #2 (as Lex Geddings)
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Deaf Girl
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Dan
Lauren Fain ...
Friend #1
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Professor
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Grillionaire
Nicole Stelly ...
Sarah
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Leslie
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Murphy
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Mrs. Jorgens
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Mr. Jorgens
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Storyline

Tucker decides to take an impromptu trip to celebrate his friend's bachelor party. He drags his friend into a lie with his fiancée, gets him into trouble and then abandons him in order to pursue a hilarious carnal interest. Tucker is disinvited to the wedding, and in order to get back in, Tucker has to find a way to balance his narcissism with the demands of friendship. Written by Tucker Max

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Based on the best-selling book by Tucker Max.

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Comedy

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Rated R for nudity, strong sexual content including graphic dialogue throughout, language and some crude material | See all certifications »

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25 September 2009 (USA)  »

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Me mia byra... kai stin Kolasi  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$366,909, 27 September 2009, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,425,993, 8 November 2009
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The commercial for "De Nils Diamonds" is a reference to Nils Parker, who co-wrote the screenplay and produced the film. There was also a huge debate regarding the diamond trade on Tucker Max's online forum, with many of the members agreeing with Drew's scripted opinion in this scene. See more »

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During the car ride in which the characters have the "pancakewich" discussion, the sky goes from night to daylight between shots. See more »

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Drew: Greetings. Uh... the army men the good guys? I see you have some robot truck men here too. You shouldn't mix genres like that. It screws up your morale and jeopardizes the efficacy of your tactics. Okay, I guess we can work with it. What exactly are you playing?
Jack: Well, the GI Bobs are gonna surprise attack those Legos.
Drew: I know that you are but 7 years old. This rigmarole you have here just won't work. Your flanks are exposed. You're vulnerable to an enfilade from Lego artillery. I think it's time...
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References Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971) See more »

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Cherry Pie
Performed by Jani Lane
Written by Joseph Cagle, Steven Chamberlain, Jerry Dixon, Jani Lane and Eric Turner
Courtesy of Pie in the Sky, Inc.
By arrangement with Majors Music
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The Battlefield Earth of Comedy
25 September 2009 | by See all my reviews

This movie was absolutely hysterical. Remember when Alan accidentally gave his friends roofies thinking it was Ecstasy…oh Sorry about that, I was accidentally reviewing "The Hangover," which is what "I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell" is without the funny, wit, good writing, and personality. I want to do a compliment sandwich with this movie, but the reality is that I cannot give any because there's none to give. So I'll just get into it: This movie is bad. Not offensive bad. Let me repeat: NOT OFFENSIVE BAD. Bad bad. This is the Battlestar Gallactica of comedy. The plot is hackneyed and worn out and executed poorly. The characters are so boring and mundane. There's no character development. There are attempts at it, but it falls flatter than William Hung's face. Remember that William Hung reference folks, because it's as obscure and obsolete as the jokes in the movie.

The lighting is poor. The acting isn't dreadful, but there are scenes in the sandwich added for comedic effect which don't further the plot at all (The breakfast sandwich scene is just one that comes to mind.) The characters are so incredibly unlikable, and the ending with the bouncy castle is so pathetic and ridiculous that it just is assumed that the writers threw it in there for some kind of absurd monkey shenanigans value. Skip this movie, it isn't even pirate worthy.


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