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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 ...
Newscaster
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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 swore nothing would come between them. Then evil walked in the door 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:

$19,351,569 (USA) (23 March 2001)
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Trivia

Dennis Dugan: a football referee. See more »

Goofs

When Wayne sneaks into Judith's room while she is sleeping, her hand is under her book from one angle, and on top of the book right before she jumps out of bed. 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 The Shining (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

I Like To Move It
Written by Mark Quashie and Erick Morillo
Performed by Reel 2 Real featuring The Mad Stunt Man
Courtesy of Strictly Rhythm Records LLC
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Funniest Movie of The Century
3 February 2001 | by (Howell, NJ) – See all my reviews

Hey, the century just started, I'll say it's the funniest movie of the century because, so far, it is.

I haven't laughed so hard since 1995's The Nutty Professor.

Jack Black is paired up with the only other person I've seen with the same incredible comic timing that he has, in Steve Zahn. Zahn steals the show in this movie, with everything he does being absolutely hilarious. The coon scene near the beginning was great, and I liked how his character ended up in the end.

Also, R. Lee Ermey was a nice surprise. He's done comic roles before, but this was beyond anything he's ever done, his only better performance being in Full Metal Jacket.

By the way, Neil Diamond is the man!

This movie is great. Go see it... NOW!


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