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"HIT AND RUN"
(2012) (Dax Shepard, Kristen Bell) (R)


Alcohol/Drugs Heavy
Blood/Gross Stuff Heavy
Disrespectful/Bad Attitude Heavy
Frightening/Tense Scenes Mild
Gun/Weapons Heavy
Imitative Behavior Heavy
Jump Scenes Moderate
Music (Scary/Tense) None
Music (Inappropriate) Moderate
Profanity Extreme
Sex/Nudity Extreme
Smoking Minor
Tense Family Scenes Mild
Topics to Talk About Heavy
Violence Heavy


QUICK TAKE:
Action-Comedy: A federal witness tries to get his girlfriend to a job interview, all while eluding the marshal assigned to protect him as well as the criminals who want payback for him testifying against them.
PLOT:
Charlie Bronson (DAX SHEPARD) is a mild-mannered guy living an unassuming life in a small California town. He hasn't seen his father, Clint (BEAU BRIDGES), or others from his past in years and that's because he's in the federal witness protection program where U.S. marshal Randy Anderson (TOM ARNOLD) has been assigned to protect him.

Even Charlie's live-in girlfriend, Annie Bean (KRISTEN BELL), doesn't know of his past, but he must confront that when Annie's boss, Debby (KRISTIN CHENOWETH), informs Annie of a teaching job she should take in Los Angeles. That doesn't sit well with her ex-boyfriend, Gil (MICHAEL ROSENBAUM), who gets local sheriff Terry (JESS ROWLAND) to run Charlie's plates. That reveals that his real name is Yul Perkins and that he testified against bank robbers Alex Dimitri (BRADLEY COOPER) and his partners, Neve (JOY BRYANT) and Allen (RYAN HANSEN).

Wanting to ruin Annie's relationship with Charlie, Gil contacts Alex, all of which sets into motion a multi-car chase in the direction of L.A. where Charlie must get Annie within a certain period of time, all while also dealing with her discovery of his sordid past.

WILL KIDS WANT TO SEE IT?
They might want to if they have some interest in R-rated comedies and/or are fans of anyone in the cast.
WHY THE MPAA RATED IT: R
For pervasive language including sexual references, graphic nudity, some violence and drug content.


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