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.
 
IMDB:
5.8
Rotten Tomatoes:
89%
Year:
2017
85 min
Website
264 Views

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- The tropical places, you

know, that's the go-to,

get your white sands and your

blue water,

and your fuckin' 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

thing,

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

fuckin' 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,

right?

- 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 fuckin' 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.

Unexpected.

- 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 fucking pricks move,

"I'm gonna execute every

motherfuckin' 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 fuckin' 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,

so,

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 fuckin' 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,

please.

- For here or to go?

- For delivery.

- We're here.

- And that's how you do it.

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