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Hit and Run (2012)

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Former getaway driver Charles Bronson jeopardizes his Witness Protection Plan identity in order to help his girlfriend get to Los Angeles. The feds and Charles' former gang chase them on the road.

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Dax Shepard
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kristen Bell ... Annie Bean
Dax Shepard ... Yul Perrkins a.k.a. Charles Bronson
Tom Arnold ... Randy Anderson
Kristin Chenoweth ... Debby Kreeger
Michael Rosenbaum ... Gil Rathbinn
Jess Rowland Jess Rowland ... Terry Rathbinn
Carly Hatter ... Angella Roth
Steve Agee ... Dude #1
Bradley Cooper ... Alex Dmitri
Joy Bryant ... Neve
Kal Bennett Kal Bennett ... Cashier Mary Ann
John Duff John Duff ... Body Builder Catalyst
David Koechner ... Sanders
Ryan Hansen ... Allen
Beau Bridges ... Clint Perrkins
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Storyline

HIT AND RUN is a comedy about a young couple ('Kristen Bell' and 'Dax Shepard') that risks it all when they leave their small town life and embark on a road trip that may lead them towards the opportunity of a lifetime. Their fast-paced road trip grows awkwardly complicated and hilarious when they are chased by a friend from the past ('Bradley Cooper'), a federal marshal ('Tom Arnold') and a band of misfits. Written by Open Road Films

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Taglines:

When the s**t hits the fan, get ready to run. See more »

Genres:

Action | Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive language including sexual references, graphic nudity, some violence and drug content | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 August 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hit and Run See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,526,222, 26 August 2012

Gross USA:

$13,749,300

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$16,816,647
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The budget for this film was about two million dollars. Half of that was to secure music rights. See more »

Goofs

At the beginning of the movie when Randy sees Annie in the car he is drinking coffee and speaking on an iPhone which is the right way round (3:56). In the next shot the iPhone is upside down (4:02). See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Yul Perrkins a.k.a. Charles Bronson: You're not concentrating. I can tell. You're thinking about emails or text messages or handbags. Taylor Lautner.
Annie Bean: You don't know that. You don't know what I'm thinking about.
Yul Perrkins a.k.a. Charles Bronson: [in a whisper] Lautner.
Yul Perrkins a.k.a. Charles Bronson: Okay, I don't know the specifics, but I know it's some kind of useless racket that's keeping you from concentrating.
Annie Bean: You don't know squat. I could be thinking about the cure for cancer. In fact, I may have just cracked it, and now you're trying to get me to erase it from my hard drive.
Yul Perrkins a.k.a. Charles Bronson: ...
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Crazy Credits

During the final credits there is an additional scene depicting the job interview that was the point of the whole road-trip. See more »

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Featured in Maltin on Movies: Premium Rush (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine
Written by Kenny Gamble (as Kenneth Gamble) and Leon Huff
Performed by Glitter Ball
Published by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp
Courtesy of Countdown Media
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Unfunny Comedy/Unexciting Chases
23 August 2012 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

Hit and Run (2012)

** (out of 4)

Charlie Bronson (Dax Shepard), a man in the Witness Protection Program, agrees to drive his girlfriend (Kristen Bell) to Los Angeles for a job interview even if it means running into those guys he testified against. Along the way the girl's ex-boyfriend decides to tell the main bad guy (Bradley Cooper) where Charlie is. HIT AND RUN is a cross between the dialogue driven independent movies of today and the 1970s drive-in chase movie. I went into this thing with some pretty high expectations but I will admit that I'm totally lost as to what fans, including Roger Ebert, found so good about this thing. In fact, I think the movie should have been called STOP AND GO because the film moves so slowly only to then pick up a little speed and this is when you expect it to take off but it never does. Instead of taking off we slip back down into a slow motion to where everything just seems boring and drawn out. I'm not going to lie and say that there aren't some funny moments here because there are. There's a dog gag that works pretty well and a rape joke actually has some laughs to it even if the subject isn't something you'd expect to get laughs from. I really wasn't all that impressed with Shepard and even Bell seemed letdown by the material. The two of them had zero chemistry and the only one who really seems to be having fun is Cooper. The supporting cast also includes Beau Bridges, Tom Arnold and Kristin Chenoweth. HIT AND RUN features some highly styled chase sequences but none of them contain any drama, suspense and in fact they come across fairly boring. It's a real shame this movie turned out so weak because the elements were there for a fun movie.


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