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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 overview, first billed only:
... Max
... Charlie
... Heather
... Becca
... Bob
... Shecky
... Mrs. Kessler
... Ted-O
... Nikki
... Jorge the Shooter Boy
... Dawn
... Joan
... Carmine
... The Gymnast
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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Adam Sandler plays the character Max Kessler. In reality, there is an accountant based in New York City who is also named Max Kessler who bears a strong resemblance to Sandler and had met with one of his associates. The two would later meet for the first time after Kessler accepted an invitation to the premiere. See more »

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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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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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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 »


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Sun Daze
Written by Jesse Frasure, Cary Barlowe, Sarah Buxton, Tyler Hubbard, Brian Kelley
Performed by Florida Georgia Line
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The Do-Over has Adam Sandler back to his best.
27 May 2016 | by See all my reviews

One of the best movies Adam Sandler has done in years, truly back to his best. Co-staring along side David Spade, play two guys who fake there own deaths to escape there awful lives, only to find out the guys who's identity they have taken are in a lot of trouble.

This Netflix original movie is hilarious and a return to form for Sandler, who last played a character similar to this way back in the nighties in a movie called Bulletproof. I think this movie could have benefited from a cinema release. Funny and crude but it also tackles a sensitive theme in a humorous way.

This fast paced action comedy is far from Sandler's usual family friendly tone. It's rated R for a reason! Not everyone will find this movie as funny as i did but this is a must watch even for non-Sandler fans. Review 7/10


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