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Tag (2018)

R | | Comedy | 15 June 2018 (USA)
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A small group of former classmates organize an elaborate, annual game of tag that requires some to travel all over the country.

Director:

Jeff Tomsic

Writers:

Rob McKittrick (screenplay by), Mark Steilen (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »
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2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ed Helms ... Hogan 'Hoagie' Malloy
Lil Rel Howery ... Reggie
Jon Hamm ... Bob Callahan
Annabelle Wallis ... Rebecca Crosby
Jake Johnson ... Randy 'Chilli' Cilliano
Isla Fisher ... Anna Malloy
Hannibal Buress ... Kevin Sable
Nora Dunn ... Linda Malloy
Steve Berg ... Lou Seibert
Jeremy Renner ... Jerry Pierce
Leslie Bibb ... Susan Rollins
Rashida Jones ... Cheryl Deakins
Indiana Sifuentes ... Mexican Jerry
Trayce Malachi ... Young Boy in Mall
Jock McKissic ... Security Guard at Mall

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Storyline

Childhood friends Jerry (Jeremy Renner), Callahan (Jon Hamm), Randy (Jake Johnson), Sable (Hannibal Buress) and Hoagie (Ed Helms) have been competing in the same game of tag for 30 years. When Jerry gets married, he attempts to retire from the intense annual game without ever being "it," causing the other four to band together and go to extreme lengths to finally tag him. Directed by Jeff Tomsic. Inspired by the Wall Street Journal article "It Takes Planning, Caution to Avoid Being It."

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Based on a True Story. We're Not Kidding.

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language throughout, crude sexual content, drug use and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The Mission Impossible theme is sampled in the film's score. Jeremy Renner was in Mission Impossible movies. See more »

Goofs

At around 53 minutes in, Chili is on foot chasing someone through a forest. His hands and face are clearly visible several times. And it's clearly shown that he is holding nothing in his hands or mouth. He's running fast, non-stop, and his mouth is wide open. Immediately following one of the cuts, a lit joint has suddenly appears in his mouth. See more »

Quotes

Randy: [after getting away from Hoagie] You ain't getting me today, man. I'm not losing.
Hoagie: There's only one problem, Chilli.
Randy: Oh, yeah? What's that?
Hoagie: I'm not it.
Randy: The fuck you mean, you're not it?
Callahan: [Running into frame and tackling Chilli] I AM, MUTHAFUCKA!
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Crazy Credits

The main characters sing along with "Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm" during the credits. When the song ends, Jeremy Renner is tagged by someone off screen. Renner curses and chases after the culprit. See more »

Connections

References Colors (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

Back in the Day (Remix)
Written by Redfoo, Ahmad Lewis, Gip Noble (as Gip Noble, Jr.), Cecil D. Womack (as Cecil Womack) and Linda M. Womack (as Linda Womack)
Performed by Ahmad Lewis
Courtesy of Giant Records/Warner Bros. Records
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
Contains a sample of "Love T.K.O."
Performed by Teddy Pendergrass
Courtesy of P.I.R./Legacy Recordings
By arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment
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A very funny and heartfelt reminder to live life to the fullest
8 February 2019 | by jd_bugmanSee all my reviews

This movie really pulls you in and makes you think about making the best of every day you're alive before it's too late. There is comedy and weirdness and outrageousness and the reminder that you need to live life to the fullest each and every day. At the end of the movie it's very likely you'll appreciate what you have. This movie totally made me forget of all the social BS that's going on in the world and my life and made me think about the things I have to be grateful for.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

15 June 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Tag Brothers See more »

Filming Locations:

Spokane, Washington, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$28,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,947,396, 17 June 2018

Gross USA:

$54,730,625

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$78,130,625
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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