A struggling nightclub owner resorts to desperate measures in order to pay off a loan shark.

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Darren Grant

Writers:

Peter Hoare, Mike O'Connell (re-writes)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ken Jeong ... Chris Kim
Jim Jefferies ... Tommy
Colton Dunn ... Redix
David Hasselhoff ... The Hoff
Dan Bakkedahl ... Nick
Ron Funches ... Bill Sigliano
Jennifer Ikeda ... Ann
Rhys Darby ... Fish
Victor Turpin ... Sebastian
Harry S. Murphy ... Mr. Keady
Katy Stoll Katy Stoll ... Jenn
Jon Lovitz ... Barry
Datari Turner ... Bouncer
Master P ... Del Toro
Taylor Coliee Taylor Coliee ... Gina D'Andrea
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A man in a high stakes celebrity death pool quickly loses everything - his business, his bank account, his home, his fiancé. He snaps, then realizes the only way to get his life back on track. He'll have to murder his own celebrity. He'll have to kill Hasselhoff. Written by Peter Hoare

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Don't Hassle The Hoff.

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Comedy

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Rated R for language and strong sexual references throughout, some nudity, drug use and violence | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Following his termination from his WWE contract, due to a controversy involving racial remarks, WWE Studios made the decision to re-cut the entire movie to remove all of the scenes Hulk Hogan had previously completed for the film. See more »

Crazy Credits

The credit start to play while David Hasselhoff is singing and dancing in the nightclub. Then there's a scene with Hasslehoff and a guest in KITT right before the scrolling credits begin. Finally, bloopers play alongside the scrolling credits. See more »

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References Fresh Off the Boat (2015) See more »

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MUSS I DENN
Performed by Marcus Barone
Licensed through Ryland Harper California Group (BMI)
and Josh Morgan Music (ASCAP)
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It could have been so much more...
18 November 2018 | by paul_haakonsenSee all my reviews

I must admit that at first glance, at the title alone, I went "nah". This movie was sort of a either it fails horribly or it turns out to be a stroke of genius. And with that in mind, I sat down to watch "Killing Hasselhoff" from writer Peter Hoare and director Darren Grant.

Well, I can honestly say that the movie had an interestingly enough concept that it was founded upon, but the story of the movie just never really found its footing and it ended up as something that really didn't live up to what it could have been and failed to deliver where it could he delivered so much more.

Despite having performances from the likes of Ken Jeong, Jim Jefferies and David Hasselhoff himself, then the movie just settled on a flat mediocre speed. I must say that it was definitely the performance of Ken Jeong that carried the movie for the most part.

"Killing Hasselhoff" turned out to be a movie that was seriously lacking funny situations that would bring about laughs. If it had more top notch comedy, then it would have made for a more wholesome movie. My final rating of "Killing Hasselhoff" has to be a very generic and mediocre five out of ten stars, because this was bland. So very, very bland...


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Country:

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Release Date:

29 August 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Celebrity Death Pool See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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$6,000,000 (estimated)
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