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Anger Management (2003)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 11 April 2003 (USA)
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Dave Buznik is a businessman who is wrongly sentenced to an anger management program, where he meets an aggressive instructor.

Director:

Peter Segal

Writer:

David Dorfman
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Adam Sandler ... Dave Buznik
Jack Nicholson ... Dr. Buddy Rydell
Marisa Tomei ... Linda
Luis Guzmán ... Lou (as Luis Guzman)
Allen Covert ... Andrew
Lynne Thigpen ... Judge Brenda Daniels
Kurt Fuller ... Frank Head
Jonathan Loughran ... Nate
Krista Allen ... Stacy
January Jones ... Gina
Woody Harrelson ... Galaxia / Security Guard Gary
John Turturro ... Chuck
Kevin Nealon ... Sam
Conrad Goode ... Bailiff / Lexus Man
Gina Gallego ... Bar Waitress
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Storyline

Mild-mannered timid businessman Dave Buznik works for a pet clothing company out of New York City. He's got an abrasive boss named Mr. Frank Head who frequently takes credit for his work and steps on him in return. He's got a loving girlfriend, Linda, whose best friend is her condescending college ex, Andrew. But when a misunderstanding aboard an airplane goes haywire, Dave is ordered by the court to undergo anger management therapy at the hands of specialist Dr. Buddy Rydell, who is an unpredictable, psychopathic character. As the relationship between Dave and Buddy becomes more tense, when the unorthodox treatment wreaks havoc Dave's life, and Buddy might be the only one who can save him from a problem he recognizes right away in his patient, that could only get worse. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 on appeal for crude sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 April 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Locos de ira See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$42,220,847, 13 April 2003, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$135,645,823

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$195,745,823
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

"Meatball" the cat that models the cat clothing is also the name of Adam Sandler's deceased dog. See more »

Goofs

When Buddy wakes Dave up with a flash of his camera, he is holding and not holding the exposures in between shots. See more »

Quotes

Chuck: I still remember the war...
Dave Buznik: Oh, yeah?
Chuck: Yeah... Remember waking up to the sound of bombs dropping and children screaming...
Dave Buznik: Oh, you were in Vietnam?
Chuck: No... Grenada.
Dave Buznik: Didn't that, like, last only 12 hours?
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Crazy Credits

Special Thanks to CONRAD GOODE for getting in a fight at that bar and inspiring us to make this movie. See more »

Alternate Versions

In the TV version, Chuck's line "Oh, sorry. That's a letter I'm writing to Geraldo Rivera" is changed to "Oh, sorry. That's a letter I'm writing to my father." See more »

Connections

Referenced in Hope & Faith: Anger Management (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Castellucci in Love
from Mr. Deeds (2002)
Written by Teddy Castellucci
Published by Colpix Music, Inc.
Courtesy of Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc.
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awesome
30 September 2003 | by HoTsTuFf87MOSee all my reviews

I thought this move was awesome it was hilarious and if you haven't seen it you should the end has a strange twist and the characters performance's are great. Jack Nicholson and adam sandler are a great pair in this film and i hope they make more together in the future.


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