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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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Tom McCarthy
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Elli ... Goldman (as Elli Meyer)
Adam B. Shapiro ... Schneider (as Adam Shapiro)
Evan Neumann ... Neumann
Allen Lewis Rickman ... Kessler
Donnie Keshawarz ... Pinchas Simkin
Ethan Khusidman Ethan Khusidman ... Herschel Simkin
Adam Sandler ... Max Simkin
Sondra James ... Anna O'Hara
Kim Cloutier ... Taryn
Dan Stevens ... Emiliano
Steve Buscemi ... Jimmy
Melonie Diaz ... Carmen Herrara
Lynn Cohen ... Sarah Simkin
Method Man ... Leon Ludlow (as Cliff 'Method Man' Smith)
Stuart Rudin Stuart Rudin ... Old Bearded Man
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Storyline

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 »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Fantasy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Yiddish

Release Date:

13 March 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Zapatero a tus zapatos See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

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

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Abraham Simkin: You know, barbers have always been very trusted friends to us. We never have to worry about them.
Max Simkin: Uh, who do we have to worry about?
Abraham Simkin: Dry cleaners.
Max Simkin: Dry cleaners? Really?
Abraham Simkin: They're not nice fellas, and they're very powerful.
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Connections

References Dr. No (1962) 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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Excellent and Surprising Sandler
17 August 2015 | by Sonia AndrianouSee all my reviews

I was never a fan of Sandler, 'cause he always used the same jokes, the same base-storyline, same characters and etc. Even similar locations and chicks (blond in preference), to all of his movies!

With this one, from the trailer I have watched one year ago, I was so anticipating to watch it. Sandler, played out of his comfort zone and he won. To all the points: acting, story, scenes, photography, production, other actors, WOW just WOW. Loved every single minute of this movie. Even if you are a hater of Sandler, you should give it a try. I put my hands on fire, that you will be also happily surprised.

My rating is 9/10 cause, nothing is perfect, right? :-)


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