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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

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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

Taglines:

They swore nothing could come between them. Then she came along. 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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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

Just before Darren is about to deck Wayne, Wayne is standing in front of a wooden door with tiny windows on the top, and solid wood on the bottom half. However, when he flies through the door and the glass shatters on the outside, the door is different. See more »

Quotes

[In the garage of his house, Wayne is chaining up Judith after she escaped]
Wayne: [Finishes] There. That should keep you from escaping again. And this...
[pulls out a Catcher's mask]
Wayne: this...
[puts the mask on Judith's face]
Wayne: this should keep you from biting.
Judith: How am I gonna eat?
Wayne: I've thought of that.
[Wayne shows Judith a jar filled with breakfast mash and a straw]
Judith: What is that?
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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 Matlock (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

Holly Holy
Written and Performed by Neil Diamond
Courtesy of Columbia Records
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User Reviews

Unbelievable and Stupid but Funny
30 September 2003 | by See all my reviews

This movie is incredibly unbelievable and incredibly stupid, but dont let that hold you back from really enjoying it. Jack Black and R. Lee Ermey are hilarious, as always. The plot is worthless and I would have been satisfied with just Black, Zahn, and Ermey on screen the whole time. Easily worth one good viewing, in the right mood, preferably intoxicated. An underrated triple-buddy gem.


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