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The Cobbler (2014)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy | 13 March 2015 (USA)
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A cobbler, bored of his everyday life, stumbles upon a magical heirloom that allows him to become other people and see the world in a different way.

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Goldman (as Elli Meyer)
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Schneider (as Adam Shapiro)
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Neumann
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Kessler
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Pinchas Simkin
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Herschel Simkin
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Anna O'Hara
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Leon Ludlow (as Cliff 'Method Man' Smith)
Stuart Rudin ...
Old Bearded Man
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Max Simkin repairs shoes in the same New York shop that has been in his family for generations. Disenchanted with the grind of daily life, Max stumbles upon a magical heirloom that allows him to step into the lives of his customers and see the world in a new way. Sometimes walking in another man's shoes is the only way one can discover who they really are. Written by Anonymous

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Saving the neighborhood one sole at a time. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Fantasy

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Rated PG-13 for some violence, language and brief partial nudity | See all certifications »

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13 March 2015 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Zapatero a tus zapatos  »

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Dustin Hoffman and Fritz Weaver last both appeared in the same film in Marathon Man (1976). See more »

Goofs

When Max returns to the apartment to show two officers the body of the one he's "murdered," the two have their gold badges pinned to their lapels going in. On the way out, the shields are looking loose as they now appear to be the hang-around-the-neck ID badges and are not even in the same place as before. See more »

Quotes

Jimmy: If they ever have a kid, you won't be able to look directly at it.
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Connections

Featured in Conan: Adam Sandler/Jonathan Banks/Broods (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

So Near and Yet So Far
Written by Paul Singerman
Performed by Paul Singerman ft Jan Eisen
Courtesy of Singerman Entertainment
By arrangement with The Talent House
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This not-so-typical Adam Sandler movie makes up for a delectable watch
14 March 2015 | by See all my reviews

The Cobbler doesn't come up as a typical Adam Sandler movie having a typical humor. This in fact constitutes a perfectly entertaining flick having moments of subtlety and non-pompousness. The trailer did show some emotional scenes and gives an impression as if the flick is about a brooding Adam Sandler but the real matter totally contradicts that. It is funny and leaves a big smile on your face when it ends. Now about Adam Sandler. This is one of his finest performances owing to the fact that he makes no effort to act. His natural awkwardness perfectly fits the character and i don't think there could have been anyone more perfect to play this coward yet clean at heart protagonist.

Don't fall for the reviews or the ratings. This movie is sumptuous in its own way and will leave a great taste in your mouth when seen on a lazy Sunday afternoon.


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