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Old 08-23-21, 06:27 AM
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Vacation Friends (2021) S: Cena, Howery, Orji, Hagner




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Vacation Friends starring John Cena, Lil Rel Howery, Yvonne Orji and Meredith Hagner. Streaming August 27 only on Hulu!

In this raw and raunchy comedy, straight-laced Marcus and Emily (Howery, Orji) are befriended by wild, thrill-seeking partiers Ron and Kyla (Cena, Hagner) at a resort in Mexico. Living in the moment, the usually level-headed couple lets loose to enjoy a week of uninhibited fun and debauchery with their new “vacation friends.” Months after their walk on the wild side, Marcus and Emily are horrified when Ron and Kyla show up uninvited at their wedding, creating chaos and proving that what happens on vacation, doesn’t necessarily stay on vacation.
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Old 08-23-21, 10:35 AM
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Re: Vacation Friends (2021) S: Cena, Howery, Orji, Hagner

I'll be checking this one out for sure since it's on Hulu.
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Re: Vacation Friends (2021) S: Cena, Howery, Orji, Hagner

I've been finding, over time, that the less Cena, the better.I really liked him in roles like he had on Trainwreck.
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This launched today on Hulu.

It's dumb, but they sell it well, especially the ladies.

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Old 08-28-21, 02:08 PM
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Re: Vacation Friends (2021) S: Cena, Howery, Orji, Hagner

Originally Posted by TomOpus
I've been finding, over time, that the less Cena, the better.I really liked him in roles like he had on Trainwreck.
Agree. I turned this off after 15 minutes. Terrible overall.
Old 08-28-21, 08:17 PM
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Re: Vacation Friends (2021) S: Cena, Howery, Orji, Hagner

Wife and I thought this was fun. Nothing spectacular, but entertaining.
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Re: Vacation Friends (2021) S: Cena, Howery, Orji, Hagner

This looks like Couples Retreat 2. Couples Retreat licked hairy balls.
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Re: Vacation Friends (2021) S: Cena, Howery, Orji, Hagner

Naw, this doesn't try to psycho-analyse its characters like Couples Retreat. It's just cocaine laced margaritas and stupidity. It was kinda like Guess Who (Mac/Kutcher) for better or worse.

I enjoyed it for what it was and found it kinda sweet in parts.
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Re: Vacation Friends (2021) S: Cena, Howery, Orji, Hagner

I do like Cena though in big or small roles. Blockers was ok and he elevated it imo, along with Ike Barinholtz, I love that dude since MadTV and Mindy Project. The Suicide Squad Cena was tremendous and so funny. He’s got that personality. He’s the guy you call when Dwayne Johnson is too expensive, doing something else or plain doesn’t want to do it.
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Re: Vacation Friends (2021) S: Cena, Howery, Orji, Hagner

Originally Posted by RichC2
Naw, this doesn't try to psycho-analyse its characters like Couples Retreat. It's just cocaine laced margaritas and stupidity. It was kinda like Guess Who (Mac/Kutcher) for better or worse.
never saw Why Him? Cranston and Franco, right? This looks silly but fun. Maybe Sunday night background kinda movie…
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Re: Vacation Friends (2021) S: Cena, Howery, Orji, Hagner

I edited mine from Why Him to Guess Who. Got em backwards, but yeah Why Him was Cranston/Franco. Franco was insufferable in the first part of that.
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Re: Vacation Friends (2021) S: Cena, Howery, Orji, Hagner

Originally Posted by RichC2
Naw, this doesn't try to psycho-analyse its characters like Couples Retreat. It's just cocaine laced margaritas and stupidity. It was kinda like Guess Who (Mac/Kutcher) for better or worse.

I enjoyed it for what it was and found it kinda sweet in parts.

I'm fucking in then! I think Cena can be hilarious. He rocked in The Suicide Squad and his cameo in Sisters is legendary.
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Re: Vacation Friends (2021) S: Cena, Howery, Orji, Hagner

Originally Posted by Why So Blu?
I'm fucking in then! I think Cena can be hilarious. He rocked in The Suicide Squad and his cameo in Sisters is legendary.
I usually think he is funny but I thought he was way too over the to here.
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Re: Vacation Friends (2021) S: Cena, Howery, Orji, Hagner

I thought it was ok. Laughed a bit here and there. Probably a good time now for Lil Rel coming off of Free Guy.
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Re: Vacation Friends (2021) S: Cena, Howery, Orji, Hagner

Does anyone think that Meredith Hagner somewhat resembles a young Goldie Hawn? I thought she did in this... and it is all the more strange considering she's married to Wyatt Russell...
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Re: Vacation Friends (2021) S: Cena, Howery, Orji, Hagner

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Does anyone think that Meredith Hagner somewhat resembles a young Goldie Hawn? I thought she did in this... and it is all the more strange considering she's married to Wyatt Russell...
I was getting an Anna Faris vibe from her.
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Re: Vacation Friends (2021) S: Cena, Howery, Orji, Hagner

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I was getting an Anna Faris vibe from her.
Not surprisingly, this was supposed to star Pratt and Faris in 2014.
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Re: Vacation Friends (2021) S: Cena, Howery, Orji, Hagner

Holy shit… Will Smith and Nic Cage were once attached as well. Now THAT I’d like to see.
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Re: Vacation Friends (2021) S: Cena, Howery, Orji, Hagner

Originally Posted by dex14
Does anyone think that Meredith Hagner somewhat resembles a young Goldie Hawn? I thought she did in this... and it is all the more strange considering she's married to Wyatt Russell...
I think she's great in Search Party.
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Re: Vacation Friends (2021) S: Cena, Howery, Orji, Hagner

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Does anyone think that Meredith Hagner somewhat resembles a young Goldie Hawn?
If you mean she resembled Kate Hudson, I'd agree. Based off the trailer.
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Re: Vacation Friends (2021) S: Cena, Howery, Orji, Hagner

This was actually an okay watch in that it had some parts that were very sweet and tempered some of the craziness that is thrown at you. Cena was pretty good in this and believable as a guy who was much more chill than one might actually be about needing to be rescued by the Coast Guard after his boat sinks. Cena and Hagner worked as couple in this film. I will definitely be watching the sequel
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Re: Vacation Friends (2021) S: Cena, Howery, Orji, Hagner

Meh, this was ok. Didnít like it, didnít hate it. Few laughs here and there.

Meredith Hagner got the most laughs out of me, especially when she went on her Waffle House spiel.

I expected a darker turn for the story
after the 30 minute mark, but it wasnít that kind of movie haha
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Re: Vacation Friends (2021) S: Cena, Howery, Orji, Hagner

Hagner gave off that Kate Hudson or Julianne Hough vibe with her laugh though she was kins of unbearable in this movie though I wished she stayed in the bikini for the whole movie with no wardrobe changes.

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