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The Chosen One (2010)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  3 September 2010 (USA)
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A man finally finds faith in himself after the rest of world puts its faith in him; the sole being on earth who can save mankind from its own destruction - The Chosen One.

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Paul is an ordinary man who is at the end of his rope. He hates his job, his beautiful wife has left him, and his mother and gay, Buddhist-monk brother constantly remind him of his shortcomings. Although Paul doesn't know it yet, his life is about to change in a big way. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG-13 for crude sexual material, language, mature thematic content and drug references | See all certifications »

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George Sluizer was originally the film's director but left during production. See more »

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At the end of the film, when Neil puts the nest back on the building, a chunk of the plastic bag is left on the metal hooks of the ledge. When the bird comes back the plastic it is gone, and the nest has miraculously moved from the left side to the middle of the ledge. See more »

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Christine: [on answering machine] Paul, it's Christine. Listen, I'm sorry that I hurt you. I never meant for this to happen. I feel like you've been pushing away for that last two years. I love you Paul, but, I want more in my life. Goodbye.
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A surprisingly great movie
16 September 2010 | by See all my reviews

When you think of Rob Schneider usually two things come to mind.

1. Small cameo in an Adam Sandler movie 2. Mediocre comedy good for a few laughs but overall a disaster However this movie is surprisingly compelling. It's not a comedy but simply a really nice story. Rob Schneider is a care salesman who is living a completely empty life. His wife has left him, he drinks all the time, he has no real friends and he is pretty much utterly frustrated with his life However things started changing when one day 3 holy man from a south American tribe and their interpreter Marissa played by the wonderful Caroline Gomez come to his life. They tell him that he is The Chose One who is meant to save their tribe.

He reacts like any one of us would react and dismisses them. However he is a truly nice guy and tries his best to help them feel comfortable and return back to their home. This slowly starts changing him and this is done in a really great way.

And of course there is Steve Buschemi who is great as always I didn't expect to like this movie or at most I expected a few cheap laughs. But I was wrong. It was a really good movie and I recommend it to everybody :)


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