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Moms' Night Out (2014)

PG | | Comedy | 9 May 2014 (USA)
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Hardworking mom Allyson has a crazy night out with her friends, while their husbands watch their children.

Directors:

Andrew Erwin (as The Erwin Brothers), Jon Erwin (as The Erwin Brothers)

Writers:

Jon Erwin (as Jonathan Erwin), Andrea Gyertson Nasfell (as Andrea Nasfell)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sarah Drew ... Allyson
Sean Astin ... Sean
Patricia Heaton ... Sondra
Trace Adkins ... Bones
David Hunt ... Cabbie
Andrea Logan ... Izzy (as Andrea Logan White)
Harry Shum Jr. ... Joey
Abbie Cobb ... Bridget
Robert Amaya ... Marco
Kevin Downes ... Kevin
Alex Kendrick ... Pastor Ray
Sammi Hanratty ... Zoe
Michael Leone Michael Leone ... Brandon
Shiloh Nelson ... Bailey
Brett Rice ... Sgt. Murphy
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Storyline

All Allyson and her friends want is a peaceful, grown-up evening of dinner and fun - a long-needed moms' night out. But in order to enjoy high heels, adult conversation, and food not served in a bag, they need their husbands to watch the kids for a few hours ... what could go wrong? Written by Anonymous

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What could go wrong?

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild thematic elements and some action | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The big desk in the tattoo parlor was voluntarily built overnight by the owners specifically for the movie. See more »

Goofs

(around 7 min.) When Allyson pulls up to the church, the camera is reflected on the car near the rear-view mirror. See more »

Quotes

Kevin: Okay, So here's the Plan... We take them inside, get their hand stamped and they can't get out. Like Shawshank Redemption.
Marco: I love it!
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Connections

References Three Amigos! (1986) See more »

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ABCEDFG
Written by Jon Frederick Ernst
Performed by The Ernst Kid
Courtesy of Showrunner Music
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Better Writing And Better Editing Might Have Made This A Good Film
29 May 2014 | by patsworldSee all my reviews

I'll start right out by saying that the role of Allyson played by Sarah Drew almost made us walk out of the picture after about the first fifteen minutes. Written and performed as a whining, woe-is-me character to the point where you just want to reach In and smack her, it was almost more than we could bear. What it all boiled down to was a pathetic 'mom' wallowing around in self-pity and a passel of kids desperately in need of discipline. Doesn't anyone actually look at these films before they are released and say to themselves, in this case, "This is way too irritating to sit and watch."? If not, they should. However, as it turned out, the role of Bones played by Trace Adkins was worth sticking around to see. He was terrific. In fact, he made the movie. Patricia Heaton as Sondra was also pretty good. Sean Astin was so lovable as Sam Gamgee in The Hobbit, and he's lovable this time around, too. But there really isn't much for him to work with here. All in all, it was beyond refreshing to see a picture without all the gratuitous foul language, scummy behavior and in your face sex that far too many movies throw at us anymore in place of decent writing, but this picture could also have used some better writing – and editing. Bottom line, I've seen worse movies – but I've also seen a ton of better ones.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 May 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Birmingham, Alabama, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,311,083, 11 May 2014

Gross USA:

$10,429,707

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$10,536,956
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SDDS | Datasat | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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