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Anger Management (2003)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 11 April 2003 (USA)
Dave Buznik is a businessman who is wrongly sentenced to an anger-management program, where he meets an aggressive instructor.

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Mild-mannered timid businessman Dave Buznik works for a pet clothing company out of New York City. He's got an abrasive boss named Mr. Frank Head who frequently takes credit for his work and steps on him in return. He's got a loving girlfriend, Linda, whose best friend is her condescending college ex, Andrew. But when a misunderstanding aboard an airplane goes haywire, Dave is ordered by the court to undergo anger management therapy at the hands of specialist Dr. Buddy Rydell, who is an unpredictable, psychopathic character. As the relationship between Dave and Buddy becomes more tense, when the unorthodox treatment wreaks havoc Dave's life, and Buddy might be the only one who can save him from a problem he recognizes right away in his patient, that could only get worse. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Rated PG-13 on appeal for crude sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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11 April 2003 (USA)  »

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$75,000,000 (estimated)

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$42,220,847 (USA) (11 April 2003)

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$133,756,285 (USA) (13 June 2003)
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Lynne Thigpen's last film. She died only a month before the film's release. The film is dedicated to her memory. See more »

Goofs

When Dave and Dr. Rydell sit in the plane, we see a middle row of seats (i.e. two aisles). The exterior view of the plane shows a Boeing 737 which doesn't have a middle row. See more »

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[fleeing the monastery]
Dr. Buddy Rydell: You kicked some serious monk-ass there, baby!
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There are no credits for actors, directors, producers, etc. at the start of the film. See more »

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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.213 (2011) See more »

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Innocent Man
Written by: Scott Nickoley and Jamie Dunlap
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Really, incredibly bad.
19 April 2003 | by See all my reviews

Anger Management is probably the best example of 'good actors, bad movie' syndrome. Some of the best in the biz were in this movie, and yet, somehow, it turned out to be one of the worst movies I've ever seen. One wonders how this movie ever made it out of the editing room. How, throughout production, nobody looked up and said "god, what a crap movie we're making." Or why anyone signed on to make it in the first place.

Adjectives describing the movie: Contrived. Pointless. Stupid. Not funny. Poorly written. Manipulative. Predictable. Nonsensical. Unbelievable. Juvenile. Dull. Not plausible. Just really, really bad.

Please, don't waste your precious brain cells on this movie.


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