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The Angriest Man in Brooklyn (2014)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  23 May 2014 (USA)
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A curmudgeonly man is mistakenly told that he has 90 minutes to live by his doctor and promptly sets out to reconcile with his wife, brother and friends in the short time he believes he has left.

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Some people have bad days. Henry Altmann (Williams) has one every day. Always unhappy and angry at the world including everyone in it, Henry sits impatiently at the doctor's office when he is finally seen by Dr. Sharon Gill (Kunis). Sharon, who is enduring her own bad day, reveals that Henry has a brain aneurysm. This news makes Henry even angrier, yelling at Sharon he demands to know how much time he has left. Faced with Henry's anger and insults, Sharon abruptly tells him he has only 90 minutes. Shocked and reeling by this news, Henry storms out of the office leaving Sharon stunned by what she has just done in a lapse of judgment. As Sharon goes on a city-wide search, Henry struggles with his diagnosis, determined to make amends with everyone he has hurt in his life. Written by Lionsgate

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Everyone has a bad day. Henry has one every day.

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Rated R for language throughout and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The camera shop sales clerk was played by James Earl Jones who actually did have a stutter like his character. See more »

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When Henry and Bix are talking at Junior's, Bix gets a whole pie and starts eating it. A second later in the same conversation, the pie is almost all gone. See more »

Quotes

[from trailer]
Sharon Gill: The important thing is, we find your brother and get him admitted to a hospital immediately. Make sure he remains calm and does nothing to raise his blood pressure.
Aaron Altmann: Like?
Sharon Gill: Anger.
Aaron Altmann: And you've met my brother?
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Crazy Credits

In the opening credits, certain letters are in red instead of white, spelling out such appropriate words as "anger," "cranky," "grr" and "ire." See more »

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Remake of Mar Baum (1997) See more »

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An act of desperation
8 June 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

And what's desperate in this movie is every actor but one. Actually the story starts off interesting but then about 15 minutes into the movie it falls flat and just gets worse.

It's no need to get into the plot because it's pretty silly and Robin Williams over acting and grinning just makes the movie sink that much faster. Peter Dinklage is the only light in this mess of a movie and his time on screen is brief and spotty.

Mila Kunis as Dr. Gill is just laughable, and I can only assume James Earl Jones was used as a bandade to try to salvage this flop movie - it didn't work!


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