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The House (2017)

R | | Comedy | 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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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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If you can't beat the house, be... The House

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Rated R for language throughout, sexual references, drug use, some violence and brief nudity. | See all certifications »

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30 June 2017 (USA)  »

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$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$8,724,795 (USA) (2 July 2017)

Gross:

$25,481,529 (USA) (21 August 2017)
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Trivia

Will Ferrel and Amy Poehler previously worked together ten years prior in Blades of Glory (2007). See more »

Goofs

When officer Chandler shows the councilman the staged video of the casino owners calling him short and still running a casino in another location, the video was filmed in the old house as evidenced by the stairs and carpet. This could not have been done as that house was burned down at this point in the movie. Also, it was clearly not a different location as was stated in the scene. See more »

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[Scott and Kate hold up their weapons to intimidate a bad driver]
Kate Johansen: Wrong couple to fuck with, pal!
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After the last scene and before the credits start rolling, there is a series of blooper scenes from different cast members. See more »

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References The Muppet Show (1976) See more »

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Written by Bret Mazur, Seth 'Shifty Shellshock' Binzer (as Seth Binzer), Anthony Kiedis, Flea, John Frusciante and Chad Smith
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Horrendous
10 July 2017 | by (Des Moines, Iowa) – See all my reviews

This is truly the worst movie I've paid to see since "The Ice Pirates" back in the '80s. Will and Amy are two of my favorite comedians, so I can't imagine how they agreed to do a script that had so few laughs in it. A comedy can get away with being implausible if it's also hilarious, but implausible and unfunny is a deadly combination--and the perfect description of "The House."


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