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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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Coach
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Vageet (as Chris Logan)
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Raccoon Woman
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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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From the director of "Big Daddy". 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

When everyone is in the van, on their way to stop the wedding, Coach, who is driving, states that there is a cop in a Caprice, five cars back. But, when he looks in the side mirror, the Caprice is actually only two cars back. See more »

Quotes

Judith: I don't want your shitty old house or your dead grandmother.
Wayne: I'll throw J.D. in. He doesn't look like much but girls call him the human power tool.
J.D.: It's true!
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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 Coming to America (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

I See You Baby
Written by Tom Findlay (as Thomas Findlay), Andrew Cato (as Andy Cato) and Tod Wooten (as Toi Wooton)
Performed by Groove Armada
Courtesy of Jive Electro/Pepper Records
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User Reviews

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.

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