Synopsis: A small group of former classmates organize an elaborate, annual game of tag that requires some to travel all over the country.
Genre: Comedy
Director(s): Jeff Tomsic
Production: Warner Bros. Pictures
Rotten Tomatoes:
100 min


Someone once said, "We don't

stop playing because we grow old.

"We grow old because

we stop playing."

When you're a kid,

you can't imagine

having any other group

of friends.

You think you're gonna be

buddies forever.

Of course, for most people,

that just doesn't happen.

But my friends and I, we

figured out a way around that.

We just never stopped playing.

And I like to think that

simple thing, playing a game

is what made me the man

I am today.

So, the man you are today

wants to be a janitor.


Look, Dr. Malloy,

I'm looking at your resume.

It says you got a Ph.D.

in veterinary medicine

and that you actually have a

successful practice right now.

Look, there comes a time

in every man's life

where you just

gotta take stock.

Ask yourself, "What's really important?

What's on your bucket list?"

So, let me get this straight.

On your bucket list, you don't have,

like, skydiving or rock climbing

or tap dancing, maybe?

Dancing with wolves?

Which I believe

that has to be a thing.

They wouldn't have made a

movie if it wasn't, you know?

All I know is that, for me,

what I really want

is to clean the urine off

of that man's toilet seat.

Talking about the boss.

Mr. Callahan.

Yeah, he's a great man.

This is a great company.

Anything I can do to get closer

to that guy, sign me up.

Okay, look, man.

Honestly, any other situation,

I would just tell you

to get the f*** out my office,


But we do need the help,

so when can you start?

I've already begun.

What the f*** was that?

- Uh...

- I haven't even opened that yet.

Uh... I'm sorry.

I was trying to be proactive.

Today. I can start today.

- Why don't I get you another Coke?

- You do that, we good.

- Okay.

- But don't throw away no more new stuff.

You will not be disappointed.

We don't have to

shake hands, man.

- Okay. I'll be right back.

- Sure.

White people.

All right, Bob. You're the CEO

of a Fortune 800 company.

You have commanded the respect

of coworkers and vendors alike

and that is why you're being

interviewed by the big boys.

The Wall Street Journal.

- Miss Crosby.

- Oh, hi.

- Hi. Bob Callahan.

- Rebecca.

Thank you so much for taking the time.

Oh, thank you.

Should we just get

right into it?

- Yeah, let's jump right in.

- All right. Well, here's what I would love

for your readers to know

about our company.

We are young. We are dynamic.

We are fun.

Uh... So let's talk

about diabetes.

Mr. Callahan, how do you respond to

the idea that your industry uses

captive insurance to move

risk off balance sheets?

Well, great question.

Tough, but fair.

Um... I guess I would say that

what I love about Freedom Atlantic

is that we're not like

other insurance companies.


- Uh... We're big, but small.


We are, um...

You know, we're complex...

Uh... And yet...

And yet also simple.


And we are global...


- Yet local.

- That's exactly right.

Sorry, one second. Hey, could you

maybe come back at another time?

We're just right in the middle

of something. Sir?

I'm afraid not, Bob.

Jesus Christ, Hoagie!

What are you doing here?

How did you get past security?

I didn't. I work here.

You got a job at my company,

so you could try to tag me?

Come on, Bob, it's over.

You don't think I can escape

from my own conference room?

- Where are you gonna go?

- Well, guess what?

Watch now,

'cause this is happening.


- God.

- BOB:
God dang it!

- Oh... Ouch.

- You okay?

God! Okay. You're right.

It's over.

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Rob McKittrick

Rob McKittrick (born August 31, 1973) is an American filmmaker whose directorial debut was the 2005 independent film Waiting..., starring Ryan Reynolds. He also wrote the sequel to the film, Still Waiting... (2009). more…

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