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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

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:

$19,351,569 (USA) (23 March 2001)
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1.85 : 1
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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

Wayne claims that he was born at the "Hot August Night" concert. But the concert that is shown is not that concert. Hot August Night was recorded in 1972, and the concert that is shown is "Love at the Greek" recorded in 1976. (Also a mistake in Directors commentary, Dennis Dugan admits that the concert is not Hot August Night, but claims the concert that is shown takes place in 1974). See more »

Quotes

Coach Norton: When are you going to get hitched there, son?
J.D.: Actually I'm not, I'm GAY.
Coach Norton: Oh... me too!
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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 »

Soundtracks

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Written by Rob Birch (as Robert Birch), Nicholas Hallam, Harry Wayne Casey and Richard Finch
Performed by The Stereo MCs (as Stereo MC's)
Courtesy of Universal International Music, B.V.
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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good comedy
15 February 2001 | by (Texas) – See all my reviews

some people of course will dislike this movie for various reasons. Saving silverman isnt going to win an oscar but its not the goal of the film to be a possible best picture candidate. Its goal is to be hilarious and in my opinion it fulfilled that goal. I actually didnt have very high expectations of the film going into it but I found it much more entertaining than i had thought. Jack Black was especially hilarious. If you have a good sense of humor you wont be disappointed by this film.


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