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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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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

In this film Jason Mantzoukas plays Frank Theodorakis. In Neighbors (2014) he plays Dr. Theodorakis. See more »

Goofs

Officer Chandler questions why Frank is walking in the woods. However as previously established in the film, the woods run alongside Frank's property - so it would make more sense for Frank to question Officer Chandler's being there. See more »

Quotes

Joe: [Gestures to the feminine sunglasses Scott is wearing] Are those women's sunglasses?
Scott Johansen: No, they're Italian.
Joe: [Gesturing to the thin long cigarette Scott is smoking] Well that's a woman's cigarette - that's nice.
Scott Johansen: No - also Italian. Italian sunglasses, Italian cigarettes.
Joe: Okay. Ciao!
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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 »

Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: The Book of Henry (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Rags to Riches
Written by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross
Performed by Tony Bennett
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Not as bad as I heard
13 September 2017 | by boardy-55103See all my reviews

It was 5 stars .

It was in no way "good".

But it wasn't nearby as bad as reviews led me to believe.

I smirked through most of it and chuckled a few times with one belly laugh.

I think Ferrell and Poehler worked OK together.

Worth a watch.


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