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Analyze That (2002)

Mobster Paul Vitti is released into Dr. Ben Sobol's care, where only more chaos ensues.

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Storyline

The mafia's Paul Vitti is back in prison and will need some serious counseling when he gets out. Naturally, he returns to his analyst Dr. Ben Sobel for help and finds that Sobel needs some serious help himself as he has inherited the family practice, as well as an excess stock of stress. Written by Tim Salazar

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Back in therapy

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Comedy | Crime

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Rated R for language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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6 December 2002 (USA)  »

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Analyze This 2  »

Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$11,034,422 (USA) (6 December 2002)

Gross:

$32,122,249 (USA) (14 February 2003)
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Trivia

The film states that Paul Vitti (DeNiro) is at Sing Sing, but the scenes were filmed in Riker's Island in New York City. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Paul Vitti is working in the jewelry store, the last shot shows Paul wearing a yarmulke as he turns away from the camera. However, he is clearly not wearing the yarmulke in previous shots when the back of his head is visible. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Ducks: How did he know about the money? And how did he know that Tony Cisco got popped? We didn't find out about it till this morning.
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Referenced in Hollywood Homicide (2003) See more »

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I Feel Pretty
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Music by Leonard Bernstein
Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
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Humor, action and a half-hearted attempt at depth
8 December 2002 | by (Two Egg, FL) – See all my reviews

Analyze This had an element of novelty and a generous dose of humor. Lacking the novelty due to its sequelhood, Analyze That tries to compensate by making forays into the psyche of Dr. Ben Sobol (Billy Crystal) as well as a little more (very little) analysis of mobster Paul Vitti (Robert De Niro). The psychology angle is not given much time or emphasis, but I suppose director Harold Ramis should get a couple of points for making a token effort.

The film is pretty funny and worth seeing, but doesn't really offer us anything new. This is forgivable, though, because Crystal and De Niro are entertaining enough to carry the picture. Overall, I'd recommend it -- it's funny and watchable and the two leads are very good.


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