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Mr. Deeds (2002)

 -  Comedy  -  28 June 2002 (USA)
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A sweet-natured, small-town guy inherits a controlling stake in a media conglomerate and begins to do business his way.

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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

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Don't let the fancy clothes fool you. See more »

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Comedy

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Rated PG-13 for language including sexual references, and some rear nudity | See all certifications »

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28 June 2002 (USA)  »

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Deeds  »

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Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$207,228 (Japan) (14 February 2003)

Gross:

$482,818 (Japan) (21 February 2003)
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When filming the scene where Deeds beats up Marty, Allen Covert got spun around by Adam Sandler, slipped on the sidewalk and his skull hit the concrete with no protection and was unconscious for a minute. See more »

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When Deeds first appears and talks with Marty about his being "sick", Marty has a Pepsi cup on a tray which changes into a beer mug during the course of the conversation. See more »

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[first lines]
Preston Blake: I'm gonna get to the top of Everest, if it's the last thing I do!
[cut to his frozen but triumphant body clinging to the summit of Mount Everest]
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Referenced in Skull Session: The Making of 'Anger Management' (2003) See more »

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Your Move
Written by Jon Anderson
Performed by Yes
Courtesy of Atco Records / Elektra Entertainment Group
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Saved by Adam Sandler's charm.
2 July 2012 | by (Phoenix) – See all my reviews

There are so many times in this movie where I just think to myself, "This movie was written for six-year-olds." One of the main jokes is Steve Buscemi as 'Crazy Eyes,' and he orders a pizza with French fries and Oreos. That gag isn't allowed to be funny to anyone above the age of ten.

But alas, I liked the casting. Adam Sandler, while not trying for any awards, can really sell the 'good guy' role. Winona Ryder's a sweetheart who I really sympathize with. (Although I found it extremely sexist that her name is Babe.) The other Sandler-movie actors were nothing special though. I don't like it when bad actors get roles based on their friends, but it's not like I can change that.

While the premise is silly, it's still a good movie.


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