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    Ceder Rapids

    Are you people that are from there super excited to go see this and tell everyone that you "have totally been in that bar" and "drive by that hotel every morning"

    Ed Helms & John C. Reilly Nearly Nude In Funny New 'Cedar Rapids' Trailer (VIDEO)


    The one constant through all the years, Ray, has been baseball. America has rolled by like an army of steamrollers. It has been erased like a blackboard, rebuilt and erased again. But baseball has marked the time. This field, this game: it's a part of our past, Ray. It reminds of us of all that once was good and it could be again. Oh... people will come Ray. People will most definitely come.

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    Re: Ceder Rapids

    Hmm a movie about C-rapids...


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    Re: Ceder Rapids

    Wish I could, sadly I don't think it was actually filmed in CR. The Final Season was tough, I got to be an extra in that movie.



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    Re: Ceder Rapids

    Quote Originally Posted by geburgess View Post
    Hmm a movie about C-rapids...
    I believe it is a movie that happens in C-rapids, not necessarily about C-rapids. If it is, i wonder if they comment on it smelling like crunch berries all the time.


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    Re: Ceder Rapids

    Quote Originally Posted by thatguy View Post
    Are you people that are from there super excited to go see this and tell everyone that you "have totally been in that bar" and "drive by that hotel every morning"

    Ed Helms & John C. Reilly Nearly Nude In Funny New 'Cedar Rapids' Trailer (VIDEO)

    It's not being filmed in CR..... :( When I discovered that my excitement level for the movie dropped almost completely. Look at the skyline in the trailer.


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    Re: Ceder Rapids

    For future reference as well, do not refer to Cedar Rapids as C-Rapids. Thanks :-)



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    Re: Ceder Rapids

    And also, why don't they just name it Ann Arbor or whatever, if that's where it's filmed?



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    Quote Originally Posted by CloneState1028 View Post
    And also, why don't they just name it Ann Arbor or whatever, if that's where it's filmed?
    Because Cedar Rapids Iowa sounds allot smaller and funnier to have a square white guy go to an insurance conference.


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    Re: Ceder Rapids

    I don't get why movies aren't just filmed where they take place. You see it all the time.

    If they couldn't shoot it in Cedar Rapids, just name it after wherever it was shot. Also, the city they show in the 2nd skyline shot looks like a major city, like much bigger than DSM or Omaha. Certainly too big for CR.


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    Re: Ceder Rapids

    I know they filmed some flyover, etc. shots of the city. Interested to see what all actually gets in the movie.

    On a side note, this movie actually looks pretty funny. I think I saw a review that said it was kind of 'The Hangover' Midwest style.



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    Re: Ceder Rapids

    Quote Originally Posted by Al_4_State View Post
    I don't get why movies aren't just filmed where they take place. You see it all the time.

    If they couldn't shoot it in Cedar Rapids, just name it after wherever it was shot. Also, the city they show in the 2nd skyline shot looks like a major city, like much bigger than DSM or Omaha. Certainly too big for CR.
    Pretty sure it's Philly.


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    Re: Ceder Rapids

    Gotta say it. CedEr Rapids? Really?


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    Re: Ceder Rapids

    Quote Originally Posted by isudizzle13 View Post
    Gotta say it. CedEr Rapids? Really?
    I think it's supposed to be Cedeeerrrr Rapids



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    Re: Ceder Rapids

    Probably because movies like Apollo 13 would have been cost prohibitive!



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    Re: Ceder Rapids

    Quote Originally Posted by Dormeezy View Post
    I know they filmed some flyover, etc. shots of the city. Interested to see what all actually gets in the movie.

    On a side note, this movie actually looks pretty funny. I think I saw a review that said it was kind of 'The Hangover' Midwest style.
    Yea I'm hoping that's not supposed to be Cedar Rapids, it's wayyy too big and awesome looking. Maybe it's the city Ed Helms character is from.

    They do have a real shot of CR at about 0:17 in the trailer, when the guy is saying "I need you to go down to Cedar Rapids..."



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