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Get Hard (2015)

R | | Comedy, Crime | 27 March 2015 (USA)
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When millionaire James King is jailed for fraud and bound for San Quentin, he turns to Darnell Lewis to prep him to go behind bars.

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Storyline

Kevin Hart plays the role of Darnell--a family man desperate to get enough money to buy a house in a better area to benefit his family's well-being. He is hired by James (Will Ferrell), a wimpy stock trader who is about to go to prison for 10 years, to prepare him for life behind bars. The catch is that James thinks Darnell is an ex-con--not because Darnell told him that, but because James just assumed. Written by The Twiz

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Sometimes you need a hand to get hard. See more »

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Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive crude and sexual content and language, some graphic nudity, and drug material | See all certifications »

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27 March 2015 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$33,803,253, 29 March 2015, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$90,411,453

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$111,811,453
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Trivia

James thinks Darnell's name is André in the beginning of the movie. Kevin Hart's name on Modern Family (2009) is André. See more »

Goofs

James is charged with violation of federal laws. If convicted, he would be sentenced to federal prison. San Quentin is a California state prison. See more »

Quotes

Darnell Lewis: When you was at Harvard, did you ever get raped for failing a test?
James King: I think that's more of a Yale thing.
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Connections

Spoofs Platoon (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

Superstar
Written by DeAngelo Samuel and Joseph Byrom
Performed by Nyzzy Nyce
Courtesy of Hurricane Music Group/Duck Down Music Inc.
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User Reviews

 
Funny & Clever
3 July 2015 | by See all my reviews

I wonder if what the critics don't like about this movie is that it is actually clever, funny and vulnerable. I am glad I resisted the critic reviews and saw it. The performances by all actors are genuine. And of course there is just enough physical comedy and absurdity to make it silly in a good way.

Don't listen to the crusty old curmudgeons its a fun movie to watch. Some of the jokes are actually intelligent and you have to know a little about what is going on economically and racially in the Country to really get them. The only thing that I find puzzling is in every movie that has biker gangs, they never seem to get them right. They always portray them cartoony that was the only thing that I found disinteresting and only because of aesthetics.

Its a cute comedy. Don't be turned away by the crusty critics


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