LOVEFiLM Review: Hall Pass (2011)

Rick (Owen Wilson) and Fred (Jason Sudeikis) are best friends who have a lot in common, including the fact that they have each been married for many years. But when the two men begin to show signs of restlessness at home, their wives (Jenna Fischer, Christina Applegate) take a bold approach to revitalizing their marriages: granting them a “hall pass,” one week of freedom to do whatever they want…no questions asked. At first, it sounds like a dream come true for Rick and Fred. But it isn’t long before they discover that their expectations of the single life-and themselves-are completely, and hilariously, out of sync with reality.

Hall Pass tries to cover up its offensive and misogynistic attitude towards women with crude and outdated shit jokes that rarely bring a smile to your face.

The only redeeming quality are the actors chosen and who should no better. Wilson and Sudeikis make a good pair but other than that, don’t waste your time on this.

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