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Joe Somebody (2001)

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When Joe is beat up by a co-worker in front of his daughter on "Bring Your Child To Work Day", he decides to fight back.

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Waver 'Tawnja'
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Neva
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Storyline

When underappreciated video specialist Joe Scheffer is brutally humiliated by the office bully Mark McKinney in front of his daughter, Joe begins a quest for personal redemption. He proceeds by enduring a personal make-over and takes martial arts lessons from a B-action star. As news spreads of his rematch with Mark, Joe suddenly finds himself the center of attention, ascending the corporate ladder and growing in popularity. He's determined to show everyone in his life that he is not a nobody, but a force to be reckoned with. Written by Anna <dimenxia@yahoo.com>

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someone just picked on the wrong nobody. See more »

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Rated PG for language, thematic elements and some mild violence | See all certifications »

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21 December 2001 (USA)  »

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Akárki Joe  »

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$38,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,377,635 (USA) (21 December 2001)

Gross:

$22,770,864 (USA) (29 March 2002)
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Patrick Warburton and Tim Allen have both provided the voice of the animated character "Buzz Lightyear of Star Command". See more »

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When Joe is helping staple the banner up, he staples his sleeve to the board. He pulls it away pulling the banner off but his sleeve is still stapled. When we cut back to Joe, he is not stapled anymore (and there hasn't been enough time for him to do anything about it). See more »

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Natalie Scheffer: [watching Joe practice fighting] OH, my god.
[turns off radio]
Natalie Scheffer: WHAT ARE YOU, like 12? The guy's gonna hit you back. He's got ARMS!
Joe: What are you doing here? Don't you have school?
Natalie Scheffer: I needed to see you.
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References My Fair Lady (1964) See more »

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Written by Michael Franti and Dave Shul
Performed by Spearhead
Courtesy of Six Degrees Records, Ltd.
By Arrangement with Ocean Park Music Group
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A really excellent movie about not being afraid to stand up for yourself
21 November 2005 | by (Chantilly, Virginia, USA) – See all my reviews

JOE SOMEBODY, in my opinion, is a really excellent movie about not being afraid to stand up for yourself. When Mark (Patrick Warburton) hit Joe (Tim Allen) in the parking lot of their workplace while Natalie (Hayden Panettiere) looked on in terror from the car. However, when she tried to help him, I felt really happy. Also, when a thing between Meg (Julie Bowen) blossomed, I felt even happier. If you ask me, his ex-wife, Callie (Kelly Lynch), was a very pretty lady. Her boyfriend, Rick, on the other hand, was absolutely positively, disgustingly annoying. Now, in conclusion, I highly recommend this really excellent movie about not being afraid to stand up for yourself to any Tim Allen fan who hasn't seen it. You're in for lots of laughter, so go to the video store, rent it or buy it, kick back with a friend, and watch it.


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