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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:

Kuća sreće 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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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler appeared in Blades of Glory (2007). See more »

Goofs

Granted the movie was filmed prior to the 2016 election, it takes place in the summer of 2017 between Alex's graduation from high school and start of her freshman year at college. The Johansens state several times that they have a month to make Alex's tuition money. According to the financial statement Scott & Kate receive in the mail, the tuition is due on August 20, 2017. So we can presume that events in the film take place during the Summer of 2017. However, in one scene to test his sobriety, Kate asks Scott who is President. He mumbles Barack Obama, which Kate seems to affirm. However, Trump would have already been inaugurated President in January 2017. 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

After the last scene and before the credits start rolling, there is a series of blooper scenes from different cast members. 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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Ignore those one star reviews!!
7 May 2018 | by makenzimaySee all my reviews

This movie is hilarious. My roommates and I have watched it twice and we all laughed our butts off each time we watched it. Packed full of jokes. "Why are you wearing sunglasses inside?" ".....Because my futures so bright?" Freaking hilarious!

Give this movie a chance, it's worth it.


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