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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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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
Max Fomitchev ...
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've sworn to save Silverman. See more »

Genres:

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:

$19,351,569 (USA) (23 March 2001)
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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 Wayne and JD are showing Darren their graph on the dock, Wayne claims that their "fun level" has dropped to eight. Yet when Wayne is pointing this out, he points above the ten line. Eight would, rather obviously, be below this line. See more »

Quotes

Wayne: So, Coach, how's your parole coming?
Coach Norton: Not good. The victim's whiny family keeps complaining
J.D.: God! What is their PROBLEM?
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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

Sweet Caroline
Written by Neil Diamond
Performed by The Sven Libaek Orchestra
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Sexy, seductive, deliciously diabolical, hilarious, and witty film
17 November 2005 | by (Chantilly, Virginia, USA) – See all my reviews

In my opinion, SAVING SILVERMAN is a sexy, seductive, deliciously diabolical, hilarious, and witty film. Even though I thought that Judith (Amanda Peet) was a beautiful lady, she was a b****! I laughed really hard when Wayne (Steve Zahn) gave Judith a shock in her buttocks. Another part I laughed at was when Wayne gave Darren (Jason Biggs) all those shocks. Those parts were laugh-out-loud funny! When I first saw SAVING SILVERMAN, I was with a friend of mine, and all throughout the movie, my friend and I were rolling. In conclusion, I highly recommend this smash hit to all you Jason Biggs, Steve Zahn, Jack Black, or Amanda Peet fans who have not seen it.


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