Hall Pass | 2011

Directed by: Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly

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Main Plot

Hall Pass is a comedy film about two married men who are given a week-long "hall pass" from their wives to do whatever they want without consequences. Excited about the opportunity to enjoy their freedom, the friends embark on a series of misadventures and attempt to relive their younger days. However, they soon realize that the grass isn't always greener on the other side and that their actions have consequences. As they navigate through their hall pass week, they learn valuable lessons about love, marriage, and the importance of commitment.


  • Owen Wilson's character in Hall Pass is Rick Mills, a married man who is given a week-long "hall pass" from his wife to engage in extramarital activities. Owen Wilson
  • Jason Sudeikis plays a character who is given a week-long "hall pass" from his marriage, allowing him to engage in extramarital affairs. Jason Sudeikis
  • Christina Applegate's character in Hall Pass is Grace, who is married to Owen Wilson's character. She plays a central role in the plot as the wife who gives her husband a hall pass. Christina Applegate

Ending Explained

In the ending of "Hall Pass," Rick and Fred's week-long hall pass experiment comes to an end. While they initially enjoyed their freedom, they realize the value of their marriages and decide to return to their wives. However, their wives, Maggie and Grace, have also had their own experiences during the hall pass week and are unsure about their future with their husbands. Rick and Fred make heartfelt apologies and promises to change, and after some contemplation, Maggie and Grace decide to give their marriages another chance. The couples reconcile, understanding the importance of communication, trust, and commitment in their relationships. They all learn valuable lessons about love, fidelity, and appreciating what they have, leading to a renewed sense of happiness and commitment in their marriages.

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Bobby Farrelly Peter Farrelly Owen Wilson Jason Sudeikis Christina Applegate