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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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Budget:

$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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Jason Matzounkas and Amy Poehler have appeared together in Parks and Recreation (2015). Poehler played Leslie Knope and Matzounkas played Dennis Feinstein 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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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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Features The Walking Dead (2010) See more »

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What is wrong with everyone hating on this amazing comedy?
13 September 2017 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

WOW is all I have to say. I read most of the (negative) reviews and everyone hating on Will and Amy but I'm unclear what everyone expects - from Will and Amy?! THIS film was their type of comedy - stupid enjoyable fun, and they finally pulled it off to perfection! I want to be clear, although a fan, I'm not a huge fan of either, but they nailed their roles and the comedy in this film that they redeemed themselves and I am now a huge fan of both! Nothing Amy has done in the past has ever made me laugh until now. This is finally the comedy from Will that I've been waiting for from his earlier days.

A bunch of us went to see this and we were in stitches and crying in laughter - and no, we were not drunk or high! This is the funniest comedy I've seen this year and for that matter in a long time.

It was very well written and directed and actually had an entertaining (and for a change) different type of story. All the actors were on point!

Props to everyone involved! I really wish I could find out from all you 'supposedly' Will fans what more you all expected?

It's the perfect comedy and if anyone thinks this is a fake review, check out my over 300 reviews and hundreds of ratings!

A perfect 10/10 from me and I hope there is a part 2 very soon!


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