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Unlike most Hollywood remakes of foreign-language pictures, Delivery Man was made by the same filmmaker responsible for the French-Canadian hit Starbuck. Although many critics complained that his comedy was overly sentimental, audiences responded strongly. That’s why DreamWorks saw remake potential and hired Ken Scott to direct and revise the screenplay he originally wrote with Martin Petit.Delivery Man is a perfect fit for Vince Vaughn as a likable, lifelong screw-up. He works in his family’s meat business (as an admittedly incompetent delivery man) and tries maintaining a relationship with a smart, attractive girlfriend (Cobie Smulders) who’s finally losing patience with his...

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