Hit and Run | Chicago Reader

Hit and Run

In this flaccid action comedy, a former getaway driver (Dax Shepard) ditches his witness protection program to drive his girlfriend (Kristen Bell) to LA for a job interview, and they get chased by bad guys along the way. Much of the dialogue sounds unscripted, but not in a good way; during the longer scenes the actors often seem to be grasping for ideas. This is neither funny nor suspenseful, but it does feature some cool-looking cars, and Tom Arnold delivers some decent pratfalls as an accident-prone man. Shepard wrote the script and codirected with David Palmer.

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Directors:

  • Dax Shepard
  • David Palmer

Cast:

  • Dax Shepard
  • Kristen Bell
  • Bradley Cooper
  • Tom Arnold
  • Kristin Chenoweth
  • Joy Bryant
  • Beau Bridges
  • Jason Bateman
  • David Koechner
  • Michael Rosenbaum
  • Jess Rowland
  • Nate Tuck
  • Ryan Hansen

Producers:

  • Andrew Panay
  • Nate Tuck
  • Kim Waltrip
  • Jim Casey
  • Erica Murray
  • Tobin Armbrust
  • Guy East
  • Nigel Sinclair

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