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The Do-Over (2016)

TV-MA | | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 27 May 2016 (USA)
Two down-on-their-luck guys decide to fake their own deaths and start over with new identities, only to find the people they're pretending to be are in even deeper trouble.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Adam Sandler ... Max
David Spade ... Charlie
Paula Patton ... Heather
Kathryn Hahn ... Becca
Nick Swardson ... Bob
Matt Walsh ... Shecky
Renée Taylor ... Mrs. Kessler
Sean Astin ... Ted-O
Natasha Leggero ... Nikki
Luis Guzmán ... Jorge the Shooter Boy
Catherine Bell ... Dawn
Jackie Sandler ... Joan
Michael Chiklis ... Carmine
Torsten Voges ... The Gymnast
Stan Ellsworth Stan Ellsworth ... Dakota
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Max (Adam Sandler) and Charlie (David Spade) old school friends who reunite at their 25th high school reunion are tired of their mundane lives: they decide to wipe the slate clean for a do-over. After faking their deaths and assuming new identities, could their lives be better the second time around? Written by lament

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Dying was their first mistake.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 May 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Zerando a Vida See more »

Filming Locations:

Savannah, Georgia, USA See more »

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Happy Madison Productions See more »
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Kathryn Hahn plays the wife of Adam Sandler's character in this film. Coincidentally, in real-life, her husband's name is Ethan Sandler. However, the two Sandlers are not related. See more »

Goofs

When Becca and Heather are fighting at the end, Becca jumps off the 2nd floor deck and lands on Heather, who is on the street. When they both get back up, they are on the deck again and have a fight where they fall down the stairs back on the street. See more »

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[first lines]
Charlie: [narrating] Reunions are strange. They bring up a lot of feelings about your past. Were you a jock? A pothead? A Drama Club kid? A loser? Did you get the girl? Or did she ever even notice you? Who did you want to be, and who did you actually become?
Max: [suddenly putting an arm on his shoulder] Damn, Charlie. You still hung up on that skank?
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Crazy Credits

When the credits start to roll, it turns out that the name of the fictional pharmaceutical company Trojgaard mentioned in the movie was taken from one of the film's co-producers, Pernille Trojgaard (who is also an actress, but not in this movie). See more »

Connections

References Casino (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Blue Waves, White Sand
Written by Cathy Blair
Performed by Peter Blair Combo
Courtesy of Fervor Records
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Pleasantly Surprised
29 May 2016 | by Heidi BrownSee all my reviews

I am a fan of older Adam Sandler movies (Billy Maddison, Happy Gilmore, and old SNL with Farley). Everyone knows Sandler has done some terrible stuff in the past while, but this one wasn't the worst.

He wasn't terribly over the top or in your face like he is in roles for films like Zohan, That's my Boy, Jack & Jill. This film had genuinely laugh-out-loud moments; the cast really helps (Kathryn Hahn, Matt Walsh) - even David Spade is funny!

The movie isn't a classic. It isn't going to be one you're quoting. The film is enjoyable! If you're looking for a laugh, it's a good film to watch.


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