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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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Judith
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Sandy
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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)
Esme Lambert ...
Raccoon Woman
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Tony Parsons ...
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Brett Armstrong ...
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 would come between them. Then evil walked in the door See more »

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Comedy | Crime | Romance

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

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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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Trivia

In the theatrical trailer a pair of blue briefs were digitally painted onto Steve Zahn in one scene because the MPAA said the scene was too revealing for general audiences. See more »

Goofs

When Darren and Judith are at Wayne and J.D.'s house, J.D. cleans off a chair for Judith to sit on. While she is sitting and he is trying to fix the chair, she has a drink in her right hand and puts it on an end table and both hands are free. In the next shot, the glass is back in her right hand. In the next shot, her hands are empty again. See more »

Quotes

J.D.: Comingtoyaaaahaaaa
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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 »

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Referenced in Bad Movie Beatdown: Strange Wilderness (2013) See more »

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The Safety Dance
Written by Ivan Doroschuk
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Jack Black & Steve Zahn are totally hilarious
5 August 2004 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

Dennis Dugan the director of great comedies such as Problem Child, Happy Gilmore, Beverly Hills Ninja, Big Daddy & National Security brings to us "Saving Silverman" which is a lot better than your average teen comedies. First of all the movie has 4 top stars, Jason Biggs, Jack Black, Steve Zahn & Amanda Peet who are all hilarous in their own way, Black & Zahn do stand out the most they are ridiculously funny. I've seen this movie about 5 times and i never get sick of it. I don't really wanna go into details about the movie just to let everyone know that this movie is better than your average comedy. In Australia & some other countries this movie is known as " Evil Woman" so don't be confused about the different names. The story to this movie is a little weak but it still works because of the fact the humor is great through to the end. 8 / 10.


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