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Tammy (2014)

R | | Comedy, Romance | 2 July 2014 (USA)
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After losing her job and learning that her husband has been unfaithful, a woman hits the road with her profane, hard-drinking grandmother.

Director:

Ben Falcone
1 win & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Melissa McCarthy ... Tammy
Susan Sarandon ... Pearl
Kathy Bates ... Lenore
Allison Janney ... Deb
Dan Aykroyd ... Don
Mark Duplass ... Bobby
Gary Cole ... Earl
Nat Faxon ... Greg
Toni Collette ... Missi
Sandra Oh ... Susanne
Ben Falcone ... Keith Morgan
Sarah Baker ... Becky
Rich Williams ... Larry
Steve Little ... Jet Ski Rental Guy
Dakota Lee ... Kathleen
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Storyline

Tammy, who was recently fired from a Topper Jack's fast food restaurant, returns home only to find her husband enjoying a romantic meal with the neighbor. She quickly packs her necessities, and travels down three houses to her parent's home. Upon denied use of her mom's car to drive to Niagara Falls, she quickly resorts to an "ailing" grandmother, who also lives in the home...Only instead of traveling alone, Grandma Pearl wants in on the road trip. After realizing Grandma Pearl has the funds, they hit the road. Pearl soon proves to be quite the alcoholic despite her diabetes, and Tammy quickly turns into the "baby-sitter." From finding love in a bar to robbing a Topper Jack's in order to bail Pearl out of jail,the quirky adventure will have you finding yourself riding along for the misadventures of Tammy. Written by Mayor_G

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

She hit the road. The road hit back.

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language including sexual references | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 July 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bas Belasi See more »

Filming Locations:

Wilmington, North Carolina, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$21,577,049, 6 July 2014, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$84,525,432

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$100,375,432
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (extended cut)

Sound Mix:

SDDS | Datasat | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

There is only 24 years difference in age between Melissa McCarthy (Tammy) and Susan Sarandon (Tammy's grandmother, Pearl). Furthermore, there is only 11 years difference between McCarthy and Allison Janney, who plays her mother. See more »

Goofs

When Pearl and Tammy are arrested the judge sets her bond at $3000, and the police officer tells Tammy that she must come up with that amount to get Pearl out. In reality most bondsmen will bond you out for 10-15% of your bond, making it roughly $300-450 to get Pearl out. See more »

Quotes

Tammy: Hey, don't swear in front of my grandma, you piece of shit!
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Crazy Credits

There is a blooper from the scene when Tammy gets fired a minute into the credits. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Half in the Bag: 2014 Movie Catch-up: Part 1 (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

None Of Your Business
Written by Hurby Luv Bug Azor (as Herby E. Azor)
Performed by Salt-N-Pepa
Courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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If you're a Melissa McCarthy fan then this is right up your alley
30 October 2014 | by midnitesleepersSee all my reviews

I'm very surprised at all the negative reviews this film has received as I believe those who rated it negatively aren't accepting the movie for what it is. It is your typical Melissa McCarthy movie and for me that is a good thing. Her character in this film is almost identical to her character from "Identity Thief" but I don't have a problem with it like others do as I feel that is her comedic strong point. She isn't afraid to go that extra mile for a laugh. If you're on the fence on whether to rent or buy this movie just ask yourself if you liked her in Bradesmaids and Identity Thief and if your answer is yes, you will not be disappointed with her performance here.


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