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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 every-day 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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Taryn
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Emiliano
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Jimmy
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Carmen Herrara
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Sarah Simkin
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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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Live your life in someone else's shoes 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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When Max gets home from work and opens his fridge to pick a beverage, he has two options: a beer or a Yoohoo. The Yoohoo is a nod to Adam Sandler's film Big Daddy (1999) when he explains to the kids on the playground "Ya know what's good? Yoohoo with a bit of rum." See more »

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When Max, as the overweight teen, sees Leon go up in the elevator, it stops on the third floor, but when Max goes upstairs, he (as Leon) exits the staircase on the 4th floor and finds Leon's apartment. See more »

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Chinese Guy: [Max] I have an ac-CENT. I have an ac-CENT! Nice!
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References Franny's Feet (2003) See more »

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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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I honestly don't get all the hate..
13 March 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As you've read, this is not your typical Adam Sandler movie.. yes it has it's jokes but it's not his typical shtick .. some of that is thrown in for good measure, but this is much lighter.

This has what I thought to be a very good story and even a nice twist, even though I saw it coming before it was revealed, it was still a nice twist.

I think this movie has a lot of heart and it has morality tale spun in for good measure.. It has a pretty good cast of characters as well.. I got my laughs, I got some sincere emotional moments and the "yay for the underdog" moments as well .. I left satisfied!

The KEY to this movie is don't go in with expectations.. if you're going there hoping to see another "Click" or "Happy Gillmore" movie you'll be disappointed..

I honestly do feel bad for Adam because he's gotten typecast .. if he tries to step out of the expectations then people think he sucks.. Jim Carrey has fought that for a long time.. just as so many others have... Give them a chance!


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