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Click (2006)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy | 23 June 2006 (USA)
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A workaholic architect finds a universal remote that allows him to fast-forward and rewind to different parts of his life. Complications arise when the remote starts to overrule his choices.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Michael Newman
... Donna Newman
... Morty
... Ammer
... Ted Newman
... Trudy Newman
... Bill
... Ben Newman at 7 Years Old
... Ben at 17 Years Old
... Ben Newman at 22-30 Years Old
... Samantha Newman at 5 Years Old
... Samantha Newman at 14 Years Old
... Samantha at 27 Years Old
... Kevin O'Doyle
... Janine
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Michael Newman (Sandler) is a hard working family man, who must please his boss (Hasselhoff), in order to get promoted. Problem is he gets less time with his family, and wishes for a remote in which he can control his life. This soon comes true for Newman, when he meets Morty (Walken), a crazy sales clerk, who has the ultimate remote. A remote in which he can do anything, including muting, skipping and dubbing his life. He finds this to be the opportunity in which he can not only skip every argument, but also skip to his promotion. He sees this as a good idea, until the remote goes horribly wrong. Written by Film_Fan

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What If You Had A Universal Remote... That Controlled Your Universe?


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Rated PG-13 for language, crude and sex-related humor, and some drug references | See all certifications »

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23 June 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Click - perdiendo el control  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$40,011,365, 25 June 2006, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$137,355,633

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$237,681,299
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Henry Winkler and Julie Kavner appeared on The Simpsons (1989) episode "Take My Wife, Sleaze." See more »

Goofs

When Michael asks to watch the last time he saw his Dad, at the first run (without pauses), when his Dad is leaving, Ben is at the right side of the desk. After Michael rewinds and pauses a few times when his Dad is leaving, Ben is at the left side of the desk. See more »

Quotes

Michael Newman: It took that son of a bitch a whole year to promote me?
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Crazy Credits

This movie is dedicated to my mom and dad, and to all our parents who never thought twice about putting their family first. And to my wife and daughter, thanks for making it so easy for me to do the same. See more »


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Hold the Line
(1978)
Written by David Paich
Performed by Toto
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony BMG Music Entertainment
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Adam Sandler's best movie
23 June 2006 | by See all my reviews

Click is by far Adam Sandler's best movie.. and that ISN'T a cheap shot at his previous films.

Sandler has done a ton of comedy movies with terrible jokes and corny plots, and until Anger Management really he didn't have much to his characters other than his goofiness.

He reminds me of Jim Carey before The Truman Show - just comedy, no substance.

The trailers for Click feature some of the comedic scenes of the movie, but don't worry there are a ton more that aren't spoiled. That being said, this movie isn't all that the trailers portray it to be.

If you're going to see Click solely for a good laugh, you'll love the first 45 minutes and hate the rest of it. The script takes a swerve closer to the end and, unlike any of Sandler's previous movies, the "down" part of the movie (where the main character goes through rough times) is actually very well done. Click goes from being a comedy to a drama - just for a little while.

The dramatic portion of the movie allows Sandler to act as a regular human being; a man who faces the real life consequences of putting his work ahead of his family. It's something a lot of people can relate to, and all of the characters in the movie contribute to the storyline very well.

Click provides great comedy and Sandler's best dramatic performance in a movie. It's clean enough for the kids (okay, the early teenagers), a good laugh with the guys or girls, and turns out to be a surprisingly good date movie.

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