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Click (2006)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy | 23 June 2006 (USA)
A workaholic architect finds a universal remote that allows him to fast-forward and rewind to different parts of his life. Complications arise when the remote starts to overrule his choices.

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Michael Newman (Sandler) is a hard working family man, who must please his boss (Hasselhoff), in order to get promoted. Problem is he gets less time with his family, and wishes for a remote in which he can control his life. This soon comes true for Newman, when he meets Morty (Walken), a crazy sales clerk, who has the ultimate remote. A remote in which he can do anything, including muting, skipping and dubbing his life. He finds this to be the opportunity in which he can not only skip every argument, but also skip to his promotion. He sees this as a good idea, until the remote goes horribly wrong. Written by Film_Fan

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What If You Had A Universal Remote... That Controlled Your Universe?


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Rated PG-13 for language, crude and sex-related humor, and some drug references | See all certifications »

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23 June 2006 (USA)  »

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Click - perdiendo el control  »

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Budget:

$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$40,011,365, 25 June 2006, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$137,355,633

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$237,681,299
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Trivia

In the DVD Audio commentary, director Frank Coraci states that the scene set in the past where Adam Sandler and Kate Beckinsale's characters kiss for the first time was deliberately over light to look like a late 80s/early 90s film. See more »

Goofs

Ben and Samantha are two years apart. The end credits depict three actors for both Ben and Samantha at different ages. At the start of the movie, Ben is 7 and Samantha is 5. Then, after the one-year jump, Ben is 8 and Samantha is 6. Then ten more years pass, Ben is 18 (the credits say he's 17) and Samantha is 16 (the credits say she's 14). Then a six-year jump, Ben is 24 and Samantha is 22 (the credits say she's 27). Going by the credits, Samantha is suddenly older than Ben. See more »

Quotes

Michael Newman: [looking at himself when he and Donna first started dating] Oh, my God. Wolverine's goofy cousin.
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Crazy Credits

This movie is dedicated to my mom and dad, and to all our parents who never thought twice about putting their family first. And to my wife and daughter, thanks for making it so easy for me to do the same. See more »

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Featured in The 79th Annual Academy Awards (2007) See more »

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Price Is Right Theme
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Funny & Touching - A Good Combination
15 December 2006 | by See all my reviews

This was a funny and - near the end - a touching movie. That's a nice combination to have. My only complaint is that it certainly isn't "family fare" for a nice story and should have been rated "R," not PG-13. There's simply too much sexual material (and and f-word) for PG-13. With some editing, this could have been a great story for everyone.

However, for us adults who like to laugh, there is plenty in here to do that. The jokes come pretty fast, right from the get-go. The premise would good: with a (television-like) remote control, you could control your life. You could fast-forward through all the unpleasant scenes in your life, or freeze frame something that is happening now, or you could go back into time with your life. It all sounds good, but as our main character "Michael Newman" (Adam Sandler) found out, it's not so cool. That's a key message here, too, that avoiding the bad things is not necessarily what's best for us. The major message, however, was that spending time with your family is more important than putting your job ahead of them, as far as priorities go. That theme leads to some touching scenes in the final 30 minutes of this comedy. As funny as this film is, you would be hard-pressed not to have some tears in your eyes at some point near the end of this film.

Sandler plays a typical role for him, and utters some great lines and uses sight gags as well for plenty of his laughs. Kate Bekinsale, who plays his wife "Donna," looks absolutely beautiful, the prettiest I've seen her since "Pearl Harbor." She plays a nice lady in here, too. Their little kids - especially the girl (Tatum McCann) - are cute and funny at times. I won't mention the dog. I can't without being crude. Christopher Walken is here, and that usually means good news as he tends to play fun-and-interesting characters.

Unfortunately - just a warning - this comedy, as so many modern-day ones are, has its share of crude moments, some language and the above-mentioned sexual material. Overall, it was extremely, entertaining, however.


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