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Stretch (2014)

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A hard-luck limo driver struggles to go straight and pay off a debt to his bookie. He takes on a job with a crazed passenger, whose sought-after ledger implicates some seriously dangerous criminals.

Director:

Joe Carnahan

Writers:

Joe Carnahan (screenplay by), Jerry Corley (story by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Patrick Wilson ... Stretch
Ed Helms ... Karl
James Badge Dale ... Laurent
Brooklyn Decker ... Candace
Jessica Alba ... Charlie
Ray Liotta ... Self
David Hasselhoff ... Self
Jennifer Barbosa ... Restaurant Patron
Kevin Bigley ... Faux Hawk
Mindy Robinson ... The Jovi's Girl
Ben Hernandez Bray ... Ignacio (as Ben Bray)
Sydney Bruso Sydney Bruso ... Girl #2
Zach Calig Zach Calig ... Honeymoon Husband (as Zachary Calig)
Tiffany Calig Tiffany Calig ... Honeymoon Wife
Woody Carnahan Woody Carnahan ... Clark Hanna (as John Carnahan)
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Storyline

A hard-luck limo driver struggles to go straight and pay off a debt to his bookie. He takes on a job with a crazed passenger, whose sought-after ledger implicates some seriously dangerous criminals.

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Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, sexual content/nudity, some drug use and brief violence | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Randy Couture met his girlfriend Mindy Robinson during the filming of the Jovi's entrance scene. See more »

Goofs

When Stretch is removing the license plate from the limo and it is stolen, the plate falls to the ground. In a later shot when the limo is being towed, the plate is back on the limo. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Stretch: [narrating] If you like stories about chance and coincidence and fate, then here's one you'd never heard. Boy meets girl. Girl almost kills boy by running a red light at rush hour. Boy is T-boned at over 60 miles an hour.
Other Driver: God, are you alright?
Stretch: Uh huh.
Stretch: [narrating] And survives with barely a scratch.
Other Driver: Are you drunk?
Stretch: Not any more.
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Crazy Credits

Outtakes are shown during the end credits. See more »

Connections

References Battlestar Galactica (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

LET US ALL IN
Performed by Damien Jurado
Written by Damien Jurado
Courtesy of Secretly Canadian
By arrangement with Bank Robber Music
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Tries a bit too hard
19 March 2017 | by Wizard-8See all my reviews

This movie was set to be given a wide theatrical release, but near the last minute, Universal Pictures cancelled these plans and chose instead to dump it straight to DVD. To date they haven't given an explanation why they changed their minds. Usually when this happens, it's because the movie is bad, but honestly I have seen a lot worse movies given wide theatrical releases. The movie certainly isn't dull, for one thing - it moves from plot turn to plot turn at a fairly fast pace, and there are a lot of wild and wacky things on display, some of which I admit are somewhat amusing. But in the end, I thought that the movie was TOO wacky. It seems that every character is to some degree a goofball, and as a result it was kind of hard to build enough sympathy and interest in anyone, especially the hero. Even in wacky comedies, you need to have someone you can relate to and sympathize with to some degree. Let me say again that this isn't really a bad movie, just one that I think was to a degree executed in a somewhat misguided fashion.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 October 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,833
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