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Jack and Jill (I) (2011)

 -  Comedy  -  11 November 2011 (USA)
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Family guy Jack Sadelstein prepares for the annual event he dreads: the Thanksgiving visit of his twin sister, the needy and passive-aggressive Jill, who then refuses to leave.

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Storyline

Jack Sadelstein is a successful advertising executive in Los Angeles with a beautiful wife and kids, who dreads one event each year: the Thanksgiving visit of his identical twin sister Jill. Jill's neediness and passive-aggressiveness is maddening to Jack, turning his normally tranquil life upside down. Written by Columbia Pictures

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His twin sister is coming for the holidays... ...and it ain't pretty. See more »

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Comedy

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Rated PG for crude material including suggestive references, language and comic violence | See all certifications »

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11 November 2011 (USA)  »

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The Weird Personality  »

Box Office

Budget:

$79,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$25,003,575 (USA) (11 November 2011)

Gross:

$74,158,157 (USA) (24 February 2012)
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Trivia

The official Columbia/Sony Pictures press materials for this movie refer to the Jack and Jill characters as "identical twins." In fact, identical twins can only be of the same sex (because they are genetically *identical*). There are a handful of cases of monozygotic twins of opposite sex, where one embryo lost the Y chromosome during embryogenesis, resulting in a female with Turner Syndrome. See more »

Goofs

When Jack watches Al Pacino on YouTube, the player shows "240p", but the video is in high definition. See more »

Quotes

Jack Sadelstein: [after Jill's disastrous date that he's responsible for] I am such an idiot!
Erin Sadelstein: You're an idiot? Jack, what did you do?
Gary Sadelstein: Busted! Disgusted! Never to be trusted!
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Crazy Credits

After the credits, one member of the previously shown twins conducts a sight gag. He 'inflates' his stomach to a noticeably larger size. He than pantomimes using a large pin to 'pop' his stomach, deflating it to normal size. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Conan: Cut, Cap, Balance, and Boogie (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Park Avenue Fantasy
Written by Frank Signorelli and Matty Malneck
Performed by Matty Malneck's Orchestra (as Matty Melnick Orchestra)
Courtesy of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Music Inc.
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This is..awful!
30 November 2011 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

I think this is the worst movie I have seen so far..I don't even know where to begin..It was a mess: the acting was more than bad-I have seen Adam Sandler in other movies before,and I think that so far this is his worst performance, not to mention Katie Holmes..and I don't even want to get started on Al Pacino..( How on earth could he accept such a role?). The storyline is almost non-existent-to be honest,it was pretty hard for me to figure out what exactly was going on in this movie..I realized after watching the trailer that this isn't going to be the movie of the year,and I watched it thinking that it will be the kind of movie that is so bad it's good..Well,it's nothing like that: I couldn't find anything funny about it,on the contrary, it was ridiculous, awkward and quite annoying at some points-I felt really uncomfortable watching this.Although it was supposed to be a comedy, there was no humor in it, the supposedly funny acting turned out to be dull and awkward, and the cheap and flat jokes made it even worse..Don't waste your time and money on this one..


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