Release Date: November 05, 2010 (US)
Director: Todd Phillips
Writters: Alan R. Cohen, Alan Freedland, Adam Sztykiel, Todd Phillips
Jamie Foxx as: Darryl
Co-Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Zach Galifianakis, Michelle Monaghan
Runtime: 95 min
Rated:?R for language, drug use and sexual content
Production budget:? $65 million (estimated)
Box office: $211.8 million
Links: Imdb – Official Site
Peter Highman (Robert Downey Jr.) must get to LA in five days to be at the birth of his firstborn. He is about to fly home from Atlanta when his luggage and wallet are sent to LA without him, and he is put on the “no-fly” list. Desperate to get home Peter is forced to accept the offer of Ethan Tremblay (Zach Galifianakis) to hitch a ride with him cross-country. Peter is about to go on the most terrifying and agonizing journey of his life.
Jamie Foxx’s Character
Jamie Foxx makes an appearance as Peter’s old college buddy, Darryl, who is an ex-football player. Stopping at Darryl’s house, Peter discovers that, nine months ago, Darryl and his wife Sarah spent some time together. This information leads Ethan to accuse Darryl of being the possible father of Sarah and Peter’s unborn child.
- The movie was filmed on location in Georgia, New Mexico, Arizona and Los Angeles.
- The black pickup truck driven by Darryl (Jamie Foxx) is a Dodge Warlock, produced only from 1976 to 1979.
Working with Robert, Zach and Todd, you’d never know what to expect, but you could always count on it being a crazy, creative, collaborative experience – Jamie Foxx describes his work on the movie.