A Bad Idea Gone Wrong

Synopsis: Two would-be thieves forge a surprising relationship with an unexpected house-sitter when they accidentally trap themselves in a house they just broke into.
Genre: Comedy
Director(s): Jason Headley
Production: Freestyle Digital Media
  3 wins & 2 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
85 min


- The tropical places, you

know, that's the go-to,

get your white sands and your

blue water,

and your f*ckin' guava trees

and whatever,

and it makes a beautiful

postcard, but I burn.

And I can't, you know,

it's just not,

it's not relaxing to

me if I got my Mai tai

and my pina-umbrella-whatever


and I forget to put on my

SPF infinity,

sweater in a bottle,

and then the next day,

I can't wipe my own

ass without discomfort,

exceptional discomfort.

And then, I gotta stay

outta the sun

and deal with all that bullshit,

and what's the point

of being in the tropics

if you gotta act like some

f*ckin' nerd on summer break

reading a hobbit book

in his bedroom.

So a more temperate climate,

that's what I'm lookin'

for from this,

from a getaway standpoint.

What about you?

- It'd be nice to meet somebody.

- What? You know, just somebody

new, get unstuck.

- That's kind of a lot

to pin on a,

I'm just sayin', I was talking about a more

temperate climate and you're talkin' about

some measure of human

emotion, one of which,

by the way, you can find

on a map.

- We're just talking here,


- Sure. Well, you're goin'

off like we just pulled

some master diamond heist.

- I'm just saying eventually...

- haven't even found a place...

- we are looking, right?

There's the check cashing

place we talked about.

Mm, that's a rough crowd,

something goes wrong, it

goes all the way wrong.

The flower shop...

No, she's nice, and I met

her daughter that one time,

so that makes it really...

- you shouldn't have been

shopping there.

- I was casing the joint!

- You could've cased

the f*ckin' Louvre

for the amount of time

you spent there!

- She has nice eyes and she

found her passion in flowers,

and I don't wanna rob her!

Some people have no

idea what they wanna do

with their lives and she...

- fine, fine, I get it!

- Besides, I found the place.

- I found the flower shop.

- No, I mean, the place.

- Yeah?

- Yeah, it's perfect.


- Is it this place?

- What?

- Oh, man, yeah, this

is like Pulp Fiction!

- What shitty part of

Pulp Fiction

would this possibly be like?

- You know, the opening part

with, uh,

honey bunny and pumpkin and, uh,

"any of you f*cking pricks move,

"I'm gonna execute every

motherf*ckin' last one of ya!"

- Shh, Jesus!

- Yeah, yeah, I'm into it, let's

do it!

- What are we gonna rob the

diner with,

our f*ckin' coffee spoons?

We should at least order the steak and eggs

first so we have knives!

- You guys ready to order?

- Yeah, I'll have the, uh, steak

and eggs.

- What is the

finest item on your menu?

- Ooh, uh, my favorite is

the chocolate chip pancakes.

Super tasty.

- Eh.

- You don't like pancakes?

- No, it's just, uh,

that's my ex-fiancee's favorite,


kind of a loaded menu

option for me.

Um, the Denver omelet, thanks.

- Wow.

- What, I don't want chocolate

chip pancakes, so what?

It's breakfast, not dessert.

- Perfect, say that.

- Do you wanna hear about the place or

do you wanna be my f*ckin' life coach?

It's a house, I know how

to get in.

I know there's valuable jewelry,

and I know that they're

gone all week.

- Which week?

- This week, now.

- Holy shit, this is

real, this is really real!

- There is one part, um,

it's in a gated community,

so there's a guard and a gate

and a fence around the whole

thing, so.

I know how to get in the house,

I just don't know how to get to

the house.

- Well, I do.

We'd like to order a pizza,


- For here or to go?

- For delivery.

- We're here.

- And that's how you do it.

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