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I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell (2009)

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A guy tries to patch things up with his soon-to-be-married pal after botching things up at his bachelor party.


Bob Gosse


Tucker Max (novel), Tucker Max (screenplay) | 1 more credit »





Cast overview, first billed only:
Tim Huck Tim Huck ... Cop #1
Lex D. Geddings ... Cop #2 (as Lex Geddings)
Matt Czuchry ... Tucker Max
Yvette Yates Redick ... Deaf Girl (as Yvette Yates)
Geoff Stults ... Dan
Lauren Fain Lauren Fain ... Friend #1
Derek Wayne Johnson ... Friend #2
Edward Hibbert ... Professor
Jesse Bradford ... Drew
Paul Wall ... Grillionaire
Nicole Stelly Nicole Stelly ... Sarah
Susie Abromeit ... Leslie
Bill Dawes ... Murphy
Meagen Fay ... Mrs. Jorgens
Patrick Kirton Patrick Kirton ... Mr. Jorgens


Tucker decides to take an impromptu trip to celebrate his friend's bachelor party. He drags his friend into a lie with his fiancée, gets him into trouble and then abandons him in order to pursue a hilarious carnal interest. Tucker is disinvited to the wedding, and in order to get back in, Tucker has to find a way to balance his narcissism with the demands of friendship. Written by Tucker Max

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Based on the best-selling book by Tucker Max.



Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for nudity, strong sexual content including graphic dialogue throughout, language and some crude material | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Release Date:

25 September 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Espero que Sirvam Cerveja no Inferno See more »

Filming Locations:

Louisiana, USA See more »


Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$366,909, 27 September 2009, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,425,993, 8 November 2009
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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


The cast had a bet who would be the first to get arrested during filming. The winner - writer and producer Nils Parker, who urinated in a valet booth after a night of drinking. See more »


During the car ride in which the characters have the "pancakewich" discussion, the sky goes from night to daylight between shots. See more »


Drew: Greetings. Uh... the army men the good guys? I see you have some robot truck men here too. You shouldn't mix genres like that. It screws up your morale and jeopardizes the efficacy of your tactics. Okay, I guess we can work with it. What exactly are you playing?
Jack: Well, the GI Bobs are gonna surprise attack those Legos.
Drew: I know that you are but 7 years old. This rigmarole you have here just won't work. Your flanks are exposed. You're vulnerable to an enfilade from Lego artillery. I think it's time...
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Featured in At the Movies: The Worst Films of 2009 (2010) See more »


Laugh, Love, Fuck
Performed by The Coup
Written by Boots Riley (as Raymond Lawrence Riley)
Courtesy of Anti- and Epitaph, a California Corp.
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Simply not funny...
12 November 2009 | by eschma31See all my reviews

I was compelled to make an account on this site to write a review after reading the three most recent reviews for I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell. Those three reviews were far more amusing than the movie itself. If they were fake (as I suspect)...nice. If they were genuine reviews...what is wrong with you? I'm not going to write an extensive, piece-by-piece review of this movie, because this is all you need to know: It really isn't funny. When I saw the movie, there were perhaps ten people in the theater. I do not recall hearing a single laugh from anyone. I was sincerely amused only once; I mostly just forced chuckles at things that I recognized from Tucker's book and web site--things that were infinitely more funny to read about than to see on screen. For whatever reason, Tucker's stories just do not translate well to film (or he did a very poor job of translating them to film). My one friend who came with me to the movie said, "It wasn't as good as I thought it was going to be." I would be embarrassed recommending this film to anyone. I still think Tucker's web site and book are pretty funny, but if you want to be entertained, don't bother with the movie version of I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell.

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