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Saving Silverman (2001)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Romance  |  9 February 2001 (USA)
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A pair of buddies conspire to save their best friend from marrying the wrong woman.

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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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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2 Best Friends + 1 Girlfriend = WAR 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:

$7,411,852 (USA) (9 February 2001)

Gross:

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

Characters who are seen or mentioned in "Saving Silverman" and who died before the main events of the movie take place: Wayne's grandmother, Luigi, Joan Snerd, the football referee, Kevin Beckley, and Judith's previous boyfriend. See more »

Goofs

When Wayne shoots the mother raccoon, it shows her lying on her left side with the dart in her right leg. The next time she is shown, she's lying on her right side and the dart is in her left leg. See more »

Quotes

Wayne: Dude!
J.D.: Dude!
Wayne: Why didn't you answer the door?
J.D.: I'm eatin'.
Wayne: So?
J.D.: I don't answer the door when I'm eatin'.
Wayne: Since when?
J.D.: Since always.
Wayne: I never knew that.
J.D.: Well you didn't know a lot of things. You didn't know I was gay.
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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 Diamonds Are Forever (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

Holly Holy
Written and Performed by Neil Diamond
Courtesy of Columbia Records
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Frequently Asked Questions

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User Reviews

Unbelievable and Stupid but Funny
30 September 2003 | by See all my reviews

This movie is incredibly unbelievable and incredibly stupid, but dont let that hold you back from really enjoying it. Jack Black and R. Lee Ermey are hilarious, as always. The plot is worthless and I would have been satisfied with just Black, Zahn, and Ermey on screen the whole time. Easily worth one good viewing, in the right mood, preferably intoxicated. An underrated triple-buddy gem.


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