Comedy

Comedy Cinema – This Week – Hall Pass

Welcome to the sister article to Comedy Clicks! Each week, we will be taking an in depth look at some of the best comedy films that the world of cinema can offer! Today we will be looking at Hall Pass.


About the Film

Summary of Plot

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. iMDB

Year Of Release

2011

Running Time

1 Hour 45 Minutes

Director

Bobby Farrelly Peter Farrelly

Tagline

One Week, No Rules

Box Office Opening Weekend

$13,535,374


Trailer


Starring

Owen Wilson – Rick
Jason Sudeikas – Fred
Christina Applegate – Grace
Jenna Fischer – Maggie
Nicky Whelan – Leigh
Richard Jenkins -Caoakley
Stephen Merchant – Gary



Song From the OST


Trivia

  • It cost $200,000 to get the rights to use the Law & Order (1990) chimes for the “Day 1-7” title cards.
  • The flash forward scene with Stephen Merchant imagining he murders his wife and ends up in jail was thought up by Owen Wilson.
  • Hall pass isn’t a commonly used expression outside of the USA so in many international markets this was called “Free Pass”.
  • Although filmed in Atlanta, Georgia the film is based in Providence, Rhode Island like other Farrelly Brothers films.

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