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Hall Pass (2011)

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Rick and Fred, two husbands who are having difficulty in their marriages, are given a Hall Pass by their wives: for one week, they can do whatever they want.

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Pete Jones (screenplay), Peter Farrelly (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Owen Wilson ... Rick
Jason Sudeikis ... Fred
Jenna Fischer ... Maggie
Christina Applegate ... Grace
Nicky Whelan ... Leigh
Richard Jenkins ... Coakley
Stephen Merchant ... Gary
Larry Joe Campbell ... Hog-Head
Bruce Thomas ... Rick Coleman
Tyler Hoechlin ... Gerry
Derek Waters ... Brent
Alexandra Daddario ... Paige
Rob Moran ... Ed Long
Lauren Bowles ... Britney
Christa Beth Campbell ... Emma (as Christa Campbell)
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Storyline

A couple of married guys are always looking at other women. Their wives are fed up with their behavior, and grant them a 'hall pass': a week off their marriage allowing them to do anything. But the guys take their time and their week is almost up. What they don't realize is that at the same time their wives make connections of their own. Written by rcso411@yahoo.com

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Good for one week off marriage. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for crude and sexual humor throughout, language, some graphic nudity and drug use | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 February 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hall Pass See more »

Filming Locations:

Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$36,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,535,374, 27 February 2011

Gross USA:

$45,060,734

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$83,160,734
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Dolby | DTS | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

It cost two hundred thousand dollars to get the rights to use the Law & Order (1990) chimes for the "Day 1-7" title cards. See more »

Goofs

When Grace is in the bedroom with her flirt Gerry, his shirt is open when he comes from the bathroom, then buttoned when they have a talk. Then, he stands up and closes it. See more »

Quotes

Rick: How about her?
Coakley: No, the tall blonde surrounds herself with a less attractive women to make herself look good.
Rick: Really?
Coakley: [as he moves his hands] Check this out. Hot, not.
Rick: That's awesome. You're like A Beautiful Mind.
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There is a blooper scene after the credits: Stephen Merchant (Gary) films the burying scene, and the "corpse" sits up and scares him. See more »

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Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.102 (2011) See more »

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Not bad at all
22 July 2011 | by deatman9See all my reviews

This is my review on hall pass. This movie definitely has its ups and downs. It has quite a few laughs but is kind of slow at other parts. I really like how this movie portrays women for what they are. Withholding sex from their husbands and then get mad at them for masturbating things like that watch the movie for more examples. I know women and they definitely pegged it right on the nose.

This movie is about two friends who are not so happy with their sex lives with their wives and are constantly fantasizing about sex with other women. The wives eventually get tired of this and grant them a hall pass. A hall pass is a week off from marriage in which they can do whatever they want. Party, have sex whatever. At first the two friends are excited about this but eventually they discover that picking up girls in your 40s is not as easy as when they were 20.

The thing that really bothers me in this movie are how the women are so mad at their men for fantasizing about other women that they grant them a hall pass out of last resort but all they had to do is just have sex with their husbands more. Not that I'm calling this movie fake im saying this is exactly the type of irrational behaviour women condone.

Overall if your a guy and you love Owen Wilson watch this. If you are a girl and you don't want to have the truth about yourself put into movie format i suggest you stay away from this one.


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