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The House (2017)

R | | Comedy, Crime | 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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Andrew Jay Cohen
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Will Ferrell ... Scott Johansen
Amy Poehler ... Kate Johansen
Jason Mantzoukas ... Frank
Ryan Simpkins ... Alex Johansen
Nick Kroll ... Bob
Allison Tolman ... Dawn
Rob Huebel ... Officer Chandler
Christina Offley ... Davida
Jessie Ennis ... Rachel
Rory Scovel ... Joe
Lennon Parham ... Martha
Cedric Yarbrough ... Reggie
Kyle Kinane ... Garvey
Michaela Watkins ... Raina
Gillian Vigman ... Becky
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Storyline

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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Taglines:

If you can't beat the house, be... The House See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 June 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The House See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,724,795, 2 July 2017

Gross USA:

$25,584,504

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$34,184,504
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Andrea Savage, Jason Mantzoukas, Steve Zissis, Allison Tolman, Nick Kroll, and Gillian Vigman appeared on I'm Sorry (2017). Will Ferrell is the Executive Producer as well. 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 »

Quotes

Scott Johansen: Eat her fucking face off, Martha!
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Crazy Credits

The Warner Bros, New Line Cinema, Village Roadshow Pictures, Good Universe and Gary Sanchez Productions logos are in the form of casino neon lights. See more »


Soundtracks

Mama Said Knock You Out (Sam Wilkes Remix)
Written by George Clinton (as George Clinton Jr.), Bootsy Collins (as William Collins), Shock-G (as Gregory Jacobs), James McCants, Leroy McCants, Junie Morrison (as Walter Morrison), LL Cool J (as James Todd Smith), Sly Stone (as Sylvester Stewart) and Marley Marl (as Marlon Williams)
Performed by LL Cool J
Courtesy of Def Jam Recordings
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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I love Will Ferrell, but this movie lacks punch and true wit.
14 June 2019 | by imseegSee all my reviews

I love Will Ferrell, but this movie lacks punch and true wit. Comedy is a tightrope, it either works or it doesnt and this "comedy" never gets really hilarious or charming. It is not really bad, just mediocre.

The story: Will Ferrel starts an illegal casino to earn money for his daughters college. Will he succeed?


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