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Anger Management (2003)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 11 April 2003 (USA)
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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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$75,000,000 (estimated)

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

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$1,271,246 (Brazil) (26 September 2003)
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Adam Sandler's character Dave wears a Central Pride T-Shirt representing Central Highschool in Manchester, New Hampshire. All of his movies contain an item or reference to either school, city or state. See more »

Goofs

At the airport before Dave kisses Linda, he looks over and sees Buddy sitting on the bench. But after Dave boards the plane - obviously before Buddy - Buddy is already seated waving Dave to sit next to him. See more »

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Blind Man: Happy now, asswipe?
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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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Spoofs The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

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Black Magic Woman
Written by Peter Green
Published by Bourne Music Ltd. and Murbo Music Publishing Inc.
Performed by Santana
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Nicholson, Sandler, what a pair!
17 April 2003 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

This movie is purely wonderful slapstick. Jack Nicholson as the quirky anger management therapist Dr. Buddy Rydell and Adam Sandler as patient Dave Buznik. It's amazing to see how insane yet practical Rydell's (Nicholson) methods are. A great movie to see if you're a Nicholson and/or Sandler fan.


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