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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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A hilarious high-stakes jackpot! 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

Gross USA:

$25,584,504

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$34,184,504
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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

Officer Chandler questions why Frank is walking in the woods. However as previously established in the film, the woods run alongside Frank's property - so it would make more sense for Frank to question Officer Chandler's being there. See more »

Quotes

Joe: [Gestures to the feminine sunglasses Scott is wearing] Are those women's sunglasses?
Scott Johansen: No, they're Italian.
Joe: [Gesturing to the thin long cigarette Scott is smoking] Well that's a woman's cigarette - that's nice.
Scott Johansen: No - also Italian. Italian sunglasses, Italian cigarettes.
Joe: Okay. Ciao!
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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 »

Connections

References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

Soundtracks

We Just Came to Party
Written by Andrew Feltenstein, John Nau, Dana Nielsen, Colin Wolfe and Andre Winn
Performed by The M.O.B. featuring Graze
Courtesy of Fasho Records
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If you do as well as Will Ferrell does in movies and Amy Poehler does on T.V. then you can afford to make the mistake of starring in this film
30 June 2018 | by jackgdemossSee all my reviews

I am starting to realize what modern day slapstick looks like and it turns out I dislike it just as much as any other form of slapstick comedy. Fortunately, The House does not rely too heavily on it. At most times ridiculous, hilarious performances by Amy Poehler and Will Ferrell carried this film to its watchable rating.


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