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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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$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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Adam Sandler's character Dave wears a West High School T-Shirt, West High School is a school in Manchester, New Hampshire. West is the arch-rival to Central High School in Manchester, New Hampshire which Adam Sandler attended. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Dave Buznick is preparing breakfast for Buddy Rydell, there is a difference between the eggs that Dave Buznick cracks into the frying pan and the eggs that are served to Buddy Rydell. When Dave Buznick cracks the egg on the edge of the pan, he also broke the membrane of the yolk causing the egg yolk to run. The egg that Dave Buznick serves to Buddy Rydell does not have a broken yolk. See more »

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Dr. Buddy Rydell: In Europe, it's not considered unusual for three of four men to share a bed.
Dave Buznik: That's why I'm proud to be an American.
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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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I feel pretty....
31 January 2004 | by (Long Island) – See all my reviews

Anger Management was one of the funniest movies I've seen in a while. Sandler and Nicholson make a great team in this flick. Sure, it's not a real 90's Sandler movie, but it's funny in it's own way.

The story: An easy going man, Dave Buznik, is falsely accused of abuse to a flight attendant. So he has to go through anger management classes, taught by Dr. Buddy Rydell. Little does Dave know of the chaos that goes on in his group, but it's his doctor he has to worry about more. Don't know why? Well, let's just say Buddy needs a little anger management himself.

The acting in this movie is very good, with stars like Adam Sandler, Jack Nicholson, Marissa Tomei, John Turturro, Jonathan Loughran, and many more.

Score: ****/*****


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