Henry Roth is a man afraid of commitment up until he meets the beautiful Lucy. They hit it off and Henry think he's finally found the girl of his dreams, until he discovers she has short-term memory loss and forgets him the very next day.
When Longfellow Deeds, a small-town pizzeria owner and poet, inherits $40 billion from his deceased uncle, he quickly begins rolling in a different kind of dough. Moving to the big city, Deeds finds himself besieged by opportunists all gunning for their piece of the pie. Babe, a television tabloid reporter, poses as an innocent small-town girl to do an exposé on Deeds. Of course, Deeds' sincere naiveté has Babe falling in love with him instead. Ultimately, Deeds comes to find that money truly has the power to change things, but it doesn't necessarily need to change him. Written by
Sujit R. Varma
I have yet to see a comedy(the weakest of all genres)so painfully obvious in every way as Mr. Deeds.Every "punchline" clunked so totally,I was compelled to watch it all the way through.Perverse thing to do,I'll grant you,but this was so consistently un-funny that I hung tough just to make sure NOTHING WHATSOEVER was worth laughing at,so that I could confidently state that this film sucked real bad.I recall everyone railing on Billy Madison and Little Nicky-they're masterpieces compared to Mr. Deeds.Also,I had the misfortune of watching Anger Management the same night,and it was also quite bad.Nicholson is not a comic-actor.Dark humour-he's a master.Over-the-top comedy:he sucks.
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