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Saving Silverman (2001)

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

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Sandy
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Coach
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Himself
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Old Man
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Vageet (as Chris Logan)
Esme Lambert ...
Raccoon Woman
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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 »


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

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Evil Woman  »

Box Office

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$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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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 they guys get out of the van wearing night vision goggles, the lights are on. When they get back in, the lights are switched on again. See more »

Quotes

Coach Norton: Remember, boys! STAY AWAY from women! All they want from you is your man-juice! If you ever get the kind of urges that cannot be supressed by hard liquor, then use this!
[shows his right hand]
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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 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962) See more »

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Butterfly
Written by Bret Mazur, Seth 'Shifty Shellshock' Binzer, Anthony Kiedis, John Frusciante,
Chad Smith and Flea
Performed by Crazy Town
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
Contains a sample of "Pretty Little Ditty"
Performed by Red Hot Chili Peppers
Courtesy of EMI Records
Under license from EMI-Capitol Music Special Markets
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pretty bad but a lot of fun
29 January 2002 | by (Dallas, TX) – See all my reviews

Granted, Saving Silverman is not good movie. Jason Biggs is only funny as the American Pie guy, and even that act got old by the sequel. But Steven Zahn and Jack Black are two very funny individuals. A Neil Diamond cover band called "Diamonds in the Rough." I could laugh about that for days. And the crazy, gay coach. I don't see how anyone with a sense of humor could walk out of this movie feeling bad.


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