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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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Steven Brill
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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 Torsten Voges ... The Gymnast
Stan Ellsworth Stan Ellsworth ... Dakota
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Storyline

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:

The Do-Over See more »

Filming Locations:

Savannah, Georgia, USA See more »

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Director Steven Brill also appeared with Adam Sandler in Going Overboard (1989), The Wedding Singer (1998), Big Daddy (1999), and Mr. Deeds (2002). See more »

Goofs

When everyone is at Shecky's house, the photo of him and his mother changes position on the end table multiple times. See more »

Quotes

[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 »


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Salomé
Written by Estéfano (as Fabio Alonso Salgado)
Performed by Klamato
Courtesy of Multimusic, Inc.
By arrangement with The Orchard
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The Do-Over has Adam Sandler back to his best.
27 May 2016 | by ThatmoviesguySee 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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