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Tag (2018)

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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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'Tag' Stars Share Favorite Childhood Pastimes

Learn how to play the "The Tickle Game" as Jon Hamm, Jeremy Renner, and their Tag castmates reveal their favorite childhood pastimes.

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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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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

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, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$54,547,470, 13 September 2018

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$76,310,515, 16 August 2018
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Second film starring Jake Johnson to be inspired by a printed article. Johnson also starred in Safety Not Guaranteed (2012), which was inspired by a classifieds ad seeking someone to 'travel back in time'. See more »

Goofs

In the beginning of the movie, Hogan is a janitor and walks in backwards to Bobs office, he takes the tray of pastries from the table and dumps them in his cart but after he tries to tag Bob the tray is back on the table. See more »

Quotes

Rebecca Crosby: What do you think they are talking about?
Sable: Off the record?
Rebecca Crosby: Sure, sure
Sable: No idea!
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Crazy Credits

Despite opening with a caption that tell us it is based on a true story, and a credit at the end citing the Wall Street Journal article that inspired the story, the credits also include the standard disclaimer about the film and its characters being fictional. See more »

Connections

References What Would You Do? (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Crazy Train
Written by Ozzy Osbourne (as John Osbourne), Bob Daisley (as Robert Daisley) and Randy Rhoads
Performed by Ozzy Osbourne
Courtesy of Epic Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment
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Very funny Movie - Enjoyed it and deserves 8 stars
13 August 2018 | by dubwizeSee all my reviews

This is the kind of flick that brings out the kid inside you. Hilarious moments interlaced with slow-motion inner monologue makes this movie clever and easy watching. Definitely laughed aloud often and I sure do wish there were movies like this instead of the drivel being offered at the moment.

I have to add there were some "feel good" moments as well and definitely I will be watching this one again.

Great cast, great acting, Jeremy Renner often felt like James Bond. For fans of comedy movies this is a must watch.


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