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Saving Silverman (2001)

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A pair of buddies conspire to save their best friend from marrying the wrong woman.

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Cast

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Coach
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Himself
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Norman Armour ...
Minister
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Old Man
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Vageet (as Chris Logan)
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Raccoon Woman
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Mime
Tony Parsons ...
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Brett
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Storyline

Two dim-witted former high school buddys and Neil Diamond fanactics, Wayne and J.D., plot to keep their friend Darren from marrying the wrong woman, a domineering and spiteful psychologist named Judith by kidnapping her and trying to set Darren up with his old high school girlfriend Sandy who plans to become a nun. Written by Matthew Patay

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They swore nothing could come between them. Then she came along. See more »

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Comedy | Crime | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual humor, language, and thematic material | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

9 February 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Evil Woman  »

Box Office

Budget:

$22,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$872,059 (Germany) (2 November 2001)

Gross:

$872,059 (Germany) (2 November 2001)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The Coach's motto to his students, "If you can dream it, you can do it" is actually a quote originally said by Walt Disney. See more »

Goofs

During several of the chase scenes at night, you can see lights from police cars which are, apparently, blocking traffic while the scene is being filmed. See more »

Quotes

Coach Norton: By the way, did you boys take care of that bitch that was gonna marry Silverman?
Wayne: Uhh yeah, yeah we snuffed that broad just like ya said
Coach Norton: Good, how'd ya do it?
Wayne: We um...
J.D.: Ate her...
Coach Norton: You ate her?
Wayne: Yea, we ate her
J.D.: Alive
Coach Norton: My hat goes off to you, you boys are smart, that's the perfect crime.
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Crazy Credits

At the end there is a concert with Neil Diamond and all the actors and the end titles. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Paul Rudd/Paul McCartney (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Brown Eyed Girl
Written by Van Morrison
Performed by Everclear
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under license from EMI-Capitol Music Special Markets
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hilarious (watch the "R" rated version)
5 August 2002 | by (mini-apple) – See all my reviews

I don't know why I expected so very little from this movie (probably that since "American Pie" we've been getting bombarded with really weak rip-offs of the "teen, gross-out" comedy), but I shouldn't have; it's actually a hilarious movie. Jack Black & Steve Zahn are two of the funniest actors working today (and, I guess, Jason Biggs isn't so bad), and they carry this movie. There are so many funny jokes and situations, this movie truly is one of my favorite "stupid" (as opposed to intelligent, I guess) comedies. But please, oh please, if you plan on seeing this, you MUST get the R-rated DVD version, not the PG-13 one that was released in theaters and on most VHS copies. There are so many funny jokes and moments cut out of the PG-13, you'd be doing yourself a disservice. It's still funny, but you miss some good stuff.

"Comingtoyaaaahaaaa..."


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