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Anger Management (2003)

 -  Comedy  -  11 April 2003 (USA)
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Sandler plays 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 who 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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Locos de ira  »

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$75,000,000 (estimated)

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$592,654 (Brazil) (5 September 2003)

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$1,271,246 (Brazil) (26 September 2003)
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Harry Dean Stanton played the blind old man with the cane in the film. He is Jack Nicholson's best friend, and was cast as the old man at Nicholson's suggestion. See more »

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When Kendra is in the Red Sox outfit, the bra clasp has no flower when she is about to take it off. In the next scene there is a flower in the middle of the bra. See more »

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Stacy: [about Mayor Giuliani] Who is that guy?
Gina: I think it's Bill Clinton.
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Our thoughts and prayers go out to LYNNE THIGPEN and her family. She was a great actress and a great lady. See more »

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Strange Brew
Written by Eric Clapton, Felix Pappalardi and Gail Collins
Published by Unichappell Music Inc. o/b/o EC Music Ltd. and Careers-BMG Music Publishing, Inc.
Performed by Cream
Courtesy of Polydor Records Ltd. (U.K.)
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Finally an Adam Sandler movie for the rest of us.
21 March 2004 | by (Colorado) – See all my reviews

This is the best Adam Sandler movie I have ever seen.

I am no longer a teenager so I generally avoid Sandler's movies like the plague. Beside a couple of Penis-envy jokes this movie is actually a joy to watch in mixed company.

Well worth your time.

If this is some of Jack Nicholson rubbing of on Sandler I look forward to Sandler's next movie.

Nicholson is completely over the top with his role.

Rating 8/10 for a comedy. 10/10 for a Sandler comedy.


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