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Two Tickets to Paradise (2006)

R | | Comedy | 6 April 2006 (USA)
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Three guys on the verge of forty begin to realize all the best things in their lives happened before they were twenty. A spontaneous road trip adventure gives them a chance to balance the ledger.

Director:

D.B. Sweeney

Writers:

Brian Hayes Currie (as Brian Currie), D.B. Sweeney
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Cast

Credited cast:
John C. McGinley ... Mark
D.B. Sweeney ... Billy McGriff
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ned Bellamy ... Stan
Jenn Brown ... Hooter Girl
Mandy Brown ... Dancer On Bar
Brian Hayes Currie ... Collector (as Brian Currie)
Dilsey Davis ... Janice
Tad Dowd Tad Dowd ... Scalper
Leslea Fisher ... Jennifer
M.C. Gainey ... Barbosa
Tristan Gretzky Tristan Gretzky ... Hayden
Ed Harris ... Melville
Pat Hingle ... Mark's Dad
Paul Hipp ... Jason Klein
Dutch Hofstetter Dutch Hofstetter ... Young Mark
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Storyline

Mark, McGriff and Jason are three high school buddies whose glory days are long gone and are still stuck in their small Pennsylvania hometown. To break free and escape their much too ordinary lives, they embark on a cross-country road trip to the College Football Championship Bowl. The journey takes them through hilarious twists and turns, boozing and misbehaving every step of the way. Throughout the wild adventure, they discover the most important thing in this crazy, uncertain world is friendship. Written by D.B. Sweeney

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Good Friends...Good Times...Great Seats!

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language including crude sexual references, and some drug use | See all certifications »
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Details

Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 April 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Two Tickets to Paradise See more »

Filming Locations:

Miami, Florida, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,750,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Scrudge LLC See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(d.b. sweeney)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

D.B. Sweeney was inspired to make this movie after visiting a friend who was a New York Firefighter that had survived the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Sweeney suggested to his friend that going to see a movie might cheer him up, and the friend replied, "They don't make movies for guys like me anymore." See more »

Goofs

In the scene at the carnival, it is stated that Chalfont, PA is located one hour west of Philadelphia. Chalfont, PA is located in Bucks County, approximately one hour north of Philadelphia. See more »

Connections

Features The Best Damn Sports Show Period (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

Ride of a Lifetime
Written by Jaret Reddick & Zac Malloy
Performed by Bowling for Soup
Courtesy of Jive Records
By Arrangement with Sony/BMG Music Entertainment
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Dirt Nap
5 March 2006 | by tjredgerlySee all my reviews

Loved the movie. Got to view it for free over at my military base in Germany. I will see it again and have no problem paying to go see it next time around. The movie was funny, touching as well as relatable. I enjoyed the bond of the men in the movie. I felt connected to them. Each character had painful things going on in their lives, but the strength of friendship along with encouragement to do better and be better was especially nice to see. Too often we see others be encouraged to be hurtful and destructive. You didn't see it here. It was written well. The acting was fantastic. I felt like I was watching friends having a great time. Nothing looked forced.


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