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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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A szerencse háza  »

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$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$9,000,000 (USA) (30 June 2017)

Gross:

$25,319,339 (USA) (11 August 2017)
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Trivia

This film is Andrew Jay Cohen's feature film directorial debut 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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References Casino (1995) See more »

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Electricity
Written & Performed by Rupert Pope & Giles Edward Palmer
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I Love Will Ferrell- But not THIS!!
5 July 2017 | by (Cardiff) – See all my reviews

This was possibly the worst film I have seen in a very long time. Not only were the jokes absolutely terrible the characters were so immature you genuinely didn't know whether they were the parents or the children. Will Ferrell played his typical childlike male figure which is amazing for films like Elf or Step-Brothers but when you need to be acting like a parent? No good. It seemed like Amy Poehler felt the need to then act exactly the same as Ferrell and to be quite frank she was awful! But, I can't blame the actors for all of this god awful movie. It just felt like no one knows how to produce, direct and act in films anymore.

Please don't waste your time.


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