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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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Locos de ira  »

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$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

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$133,756,285 (USA) (13 June 2003)
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Adam Sandler originally tried to get Eddie Murphy for the role of Dr Buddy Rydell. Robert De Niro, Bill Murray and Dustin Hoffman were considered for the role. See more »

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On the bridge, David is reading the lyrics of "I Feel Pretty" from a script. The script is bound by a paper clip that changes to a staple and back to a paper clip between shots. See more »

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Stacy: Uh, we're in the adult film industry, and, we're lovers.
Gina: Yeah.
Stacy: So Gina was having sex with this guy Meelo which was totally cool cause it was in the script.
Gina: So we invited him back to the house because we like a little variety...
Stacy: I look up and see Gina kissing Meelo on the MOUTH which is not cool, because it violates our threesome code of ethics!
Gina: So Stacy bit my toe off.
Stacy: Then Meelo starts yelling, calling me a crazy skank...
Gina: And nobody talks to my bitch that way.
Stacy: That's right.
Gina: So I stapled his ...
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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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Referenced in Big Bang: Episode #1.1 (2007) See more »

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I Feel Pretty
Written by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim
Performed by Jack Nicholson (uncredited) and Adam Sandler (uncredited)
Published by Universal-PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. o/b/o itself, The Leonard Bernstein Music Publishing Company LLC,
Chappell & Co., Inc. and Boosey and Hawkes, Inc.
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Funny comedy
21 January 2005 | by (NY) – See all my reviews

This is a funny movie. When my husband and I went to see it in the theater we were actually laughing out loud. And it was not just us, it was everybody in the theater. Someone looking for a deep and meaningful plot will not find what they are looking for, however it is one of the best plots of all the Adam Sandler movies. It would also not be for anyone who would easily get offended by off-color jokes. Jack Nicholson is hilarious as the Anger Management therapist. He has some of the funniest parts in the whole movie. Adam Sandler is not to shabby himself as the not angry guy learning to be angry through a series of seemingly unfortunate and random events.

If you are an Adam Sandler fan or a fan of the screw ball comedy, you will love this movie.


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