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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Goldman (as Elli Meyer)
... Schneider (as Adam Shapiro)
... Neumann
... Kessler
... Pinchas Simkin
Ethan Khusidman ... Herschel Simkin
... Max Simkin
... Anna O'Hara
... Taryn
... Emiliano
... Jimmy
... Carmen Herrara
... Sarah Simkin
... 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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Also Known As:

Zapatero a tus zapatos  »

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Trivia

Sandler is derived from the word "shoemaker" which is a cobbler's profession. 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 »

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[last lines]
Abraham Simkin: Tomorrow we'll sit down with the stitcher. I'll show you everything.
Max Simkin: Oh, man, that thing is great, Pop. Where-where did we get it?
Abraham Simkin: The stitcher? Oh, that's a good story, actually. A long time ago, on the coldest of winter nights, a vagrant came knocking at the door of our shop. Your great-great-grandfather gave him shelter when no one else would. He fed the man, mended his shoes... In the morning, the vagrant...
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Featured in Half in the Bag: 2015 Re-Cap (So Far) (2015) 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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The story is so catchy,, the comedy is fresh,, one of the best Sandler's movies in years ;)
9 May 2015 | by See all my reviews

The idea of the movie is fresh new ... at the beginning it starts so vaguely intriguing .. if i didn't knew it's Adam sandler's movie and already had watched the trailer and knew it's a comedy i wouldn't get it from that start of New York 1903 story ;)

The plot is catchy starts easy understandable and grows nicely to the flip point where the shoe maker uses that magical "stitcher" machine we saw on the trailer and wears his first shoe ,, there is some predictability but it was still nice storyline to follow.

The screenplay is tight ,, perfectly written, the movie itself is purposeful ,, like literally "put yourself in somebody's shoes" what would you do !! Seeing how everyone's life really is ... having his own life, problems, having fun ...etc until things go waaaaay bad :D

Well as for the cast ,, i mean come on .. it's Adam Sandler and i don't know but i really liked the short appearance of Dustin Hoffman i like him too,, his role kinda brought some emotional moments to the movie ;)

Overall the movie is really sweet ,, not the type of comedy where you find yourself on your back laughing ,, but it works with the events smoothly.


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