While there are people out there that don’t really find Kevin Hart all that funny, I am not one of those people. I find Hart to be quite funny and typically enjoy his movies, but even I can’t get behind Get Hard. This looks 100% awful and a new red band trailer sets out to provide further proof. Maybe there’s a humorous pay-off and the marketing team is getting all the bad bits out of the way to start, but I’m just not feeling it.
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When millionaire hedge fund manager James (Will Ferrell) is nailed for fraud and bound for a stretch in San Quentin, the judge gives him 30 days to get his affairs in order. Desperate, he turns to Darnell (Kevin Hart) to prep him for a life behind bars. But despite James’ one-percenter assumptions, Darnell is a hard-working small business owner who has never received a parking ticket, let alone been to prison.
Together, the two men do whatever it takes for James to “get hard” and, in the process, discover how wrong they were about a lot of things – including each other.
Directed by Etan Cohen
Starring: Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart, Craig T. Nelson, Alison Brie and Tip Harris
In theaters: March 27, 2015