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The House (2017)

R | | Comedy, Crime | 30 June 2017 (USA)
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After the town takes away their daughter's college scholarship, a couple start an illegal casino in their friend's house to make back the money.

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Andrew Jay Cohen
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Will Ferrell ... Scott Johansen
Amy Poehler ... Kate Johansen
Jason Mantzoukas ... Frank
Ryan Simpkins ... Alex Johansen
Nick Kroll ... Bob
Allison Tolman ... Dawn
Rob Huebel ... Officer Chandler
Christina Offley ... Davida
Jessie Ennis ... Rachel
Rory Scovel ... Joe
Lennon Parham ... Martha
Cedric Yarbrough ... Reggie
Kyle Kinane ... Garvey
Michaela Watkins ... Raina
Gillian Vigman ... Becky
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Storyline

After the town scholarship program no longer has funding, two parents are left without money to send their daughter to university. Left without any other options, they along with a friend, start an illegal casino in his home to make cash before the summer ends. Written by Emma

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Taglines:

If you can't beat the house, be... The House See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 June 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Casa Caiu: Um Cassino na Vizinhança See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,724,795, 2 July 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$25,481,529, 21 August 2017

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$33,281,529, 21 August 2017
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Amy Poehler and Nick Kroll were a couple from 2013 to 2015. See more »

Goofs

When officer Chandler shows the councilman the staged video of the casino owners calling him short and still running a casino in another location, the video was filmed in the old house as evidenced by the stairs and carpet. This could not have been done as that house was burned down at this point in the movie. Also, it was clearly not a different location as was stated in the scene. See more »

Quotes

Frank: Are you guys familiar with the cliché, 'It's a cliché because it's true'? Well, that cliché about clichés being true has never more true than right now with the cliché, 'The house always wins.
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Crazy Credits

The Warner Bros, New Line Cinema, Village Roadshow Pictures, Good Universe and Gary Sanchez Productions logos are in the form of casino neon lights. See more »


Soundtracks

Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
(uncredited)
Written by Charles Wesley and Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
[Incorrectly credited as Traditional]
Performed by Will Ferrell, Amy Poehler and Rob Heubel
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Truly 'A'wful
5 July 2017 | by jase-36See all my reviews

I went in to the cinema expecting to be entertained with a funny and entertaining film. Oh how I was let down. The acting if just plain bad. The humour is almost non-existent, and when there is some, it is dragged out until it is no longer funny. Almost from the beginning I was tempted to walk out of the cinema, but I was hoping that the film would pick up - I wasted the 80 plus minutes of my life.

I do not know when I will be able to risk watching another film with either of the lead (I should use the term 'Actors' here, but I felt that there was nothing that could be referred to as acting in the film from them). Avoid, and save some of your life.


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