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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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Vageet (as Chris Logan)
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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 would come between them. Then evil walked in the door 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)  »

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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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Did You Know?

Trivia

In one scene, Silverman (Jason Biggs) says to a retirement home resident, "Pull your pants up, or no more 'Matlock'." "Matlock" was produced by the Fred Silverman Company. See more »

Goofs

When, once again, everyone's in the van to stop the wedding, Sandy's hands go from touching in one shot to shoulder-width apart in the next. See more »

Quotes

Wayne: [when Darren is mourning] You promised Sandy you'd be there. You gave her your word.
Darren: I didn't even talk to her.
Wayne: O.K. I gave her your word.
Darren: Come on Wayne. When are you gonna forget about the idea that i'll go out with Sandy?
Wayne: When you go out with Sandy.
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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

References Matlock (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

Spinning Kiss
Written and Performed by Michael Simpson (as Mike Simpson)
Courtesy of L.A. Produce, Inc.
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Hilarious
4 February 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie featured lots of memorabilia and the music of my all-time favorite singer/songwriter, Neil Diamond. Dennis Dugan, the director and self-proclaimed Diamond fan, made the movie appealing to the MTV set as well as Diamond fans of all ages, humorous, and respectful to Neil and his fans. I thoroughly enjoyed the humor, the antics of the cast, and the music.

I go to the movies to escape reality and to have fun. This movie did it for me! It was hilarious!


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