Henry Roth is a man afraid of commitment up until he meets the beautiful Lucy. They hit it off and Henry think he's finally found the girl of his dreams, until he discovers she has short-term memory loss and forgets him the very next day.
After moving his family back to his hometown to be with his friends and their kids, Lenny finds out that between old bullies, new bullies, schizo bus drivers, drunk cops on skis, and 400 costumed party crashers sometimes crazy follows you.
Zohan Dvir works as a Special Agent and lives with his orthodox parents in Israel. He wants to give up this life full of dangerous encounters with Palestinians. While in the process of apprehending a Palestinian activist known simply as the Phantom, he fakes his death, hides in a dog-kennel on a plane bound for New York, and decides to try his hand as a hair-stylist. He is refused employment initially, but when he offers to work for free, Dahlia hires him as a cleaner. When a hair-stylist named Debbie quits, Zohan replaces her, winning over elderly female clientèle, and falling in love with Dahlia herself. Before Zohan could propose to her, Dahlia's landlord, Walbridge, who has been raising rents regularly, hires skinhead goons to terrorize the neighborhood, creates misunderstandings between Jews, Muslims, Arabs, and Palestinians, and drives them out, so as to enable him to construct a new building which is topped by a roller coaster. When Zohan decides to confront these skinheads, he... Written by
Throughout the film, Zohan and other Israeli characters use various Hebrew words and phrases, including: Abba (father), Ema (Mother), B'seder (okay), and Yiddish words, including: faygelah (homosexual), tuches (butt). See more »
(at around 5 mins) When Zohan is having dinner with his parents, the amount of liquid in his drink bottle changes constantly. See more »
I haven't laughed this hard in quite a long time....
The critics are out in full force and tearing this movie a new one. I
can understand some of the criticism, it's a brainless comedy chop full
of cliché jokes, stereotypes, crude toilet humor, so it's to be
expected that it's going to receive a lot of negativity.
With that said, that's exactly why I loved this movie so much. I'm a
movie buff, have over 2,000 DVDs in my collection. I love virtually
every movie genre there is. So, I knew full well what I was getting
myself into before I paid my ten dollars and a Coke the size of Zohan's
What I loved about this movie so much, was that the jokes never stopped
coming. I've watched all of Sandlers movies, many of them have long
breaks of nothing much to get in stitches about. Sandler is the type of
actor that I look to for this sort of humor. When you're having a bad
day and want to watch a brainless, popcorn flick that will most likely
have you cracking up virtually the entire movie, then I suggest you see
this movie as soon as possible.
This is another reason why I love Sandler so much. He's not afraid to
push the envelope to garner a laugh. He knows he's capable of doing a
more serious role and have success. I know how good he was in
Punch-Drunk Love and Reign Over Me, but he's very versatile and I can't
complain about an actor with that quality.
I gave this a 7 out of 10, I'm not afraid to admit that I liked the
Zohan.., and I certainly wouldn't mess with him!
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