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

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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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In addition to setting several other records at the Razzie Awards, it also became only the second film in the history of the Razzie Awards to "sweep" all the top five categories. Including, Worst Picture, Worst Actor - Adam Sandler (as Jack), Worst Actress - Adam Sandler (as Jill), Worst Director - Dennis Dugan and Worst Screenplay by Steve Koren and Adam Sandler, story by Ben Zook. Essentially making it the Razzie equivalent of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975), which was the second film to win the "Oscar Grand Slam" (Best Picture, Actor, Actress, Director and Screenplay). See more »

Goofs

When Jill goes to the picnic with Felipe the grandma is knocked out. The family rushes around her and one says give her Jalapenos. The peppers they give her are Cayenne peppers not Jalapenos. See more »

Quotes

Gary Sadelstein: What are you gonna wear Daddy... in hell?
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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 »

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Featured in Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #2.18 (2011) See more »

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Written by Jean-Paul DeCoster and Phil Wilde (as Filip De Wilde)
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Sandler's Career May Never Recover
10 December 2011 | by See all my reviews

I sincerely wish I could erase this film from my memory. I love Adam Sandler, and yes, he's had a couple of bad films but this one is so bad I believe his career might actually end because of it.

The constant shrieking of Jill is unbearable, and were we really meant to take Sandler's female character seriously? Or was this film only meant to be "funny" because Sandler's in drag? I've still not figured that out, and I don't think I'll devote much more time to doing so.

This film led me to create my IMDb account because if what I've said here can keep even one person from paying to see it then I feel it will have been worth writing.

Cheers.


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