Overall Rank: 3396
Average Rating: 2.7/4
# of Ratings: 98
Theatrical Release Date: 03/23/2007
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Mike Binder
Actors: Adam Sandler, Don Cheadle, Liv Tyler, Jada Pinkett Smith, Donald Sutherland, Mike Binder
Plot: A man who lost his family in the September 11 attack on New York City runs into his old college roommate. Rekindling the friendship is the one thing that appears able to help the man recover from his grief.
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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/25/2019
It would've been nice to see Adam Sandler recreate his character from "Punch-Drunk Love," but his dramatic performance is held down by the overall dullness of the movie.
Snoogans - wrote on 11/23/2011
Touches on some good emotional concepts, but the film is a complete mixed bag.
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Ghost Seed - wrote on 08/27/2008
A movie that carries a hefty hallmark "made for t.v." quality. Which equals - Murky performances, Poor pacing, Raggedy dialogue, and an attempt to smother you with sappy, sticky Emotion. (which of course turns out all wrong.)
I sense that Sandler's "Charlie Fineman" (a name that was uttered to the point of irritation, God forbid I ever meet an actual "Charlie Fineman"...) was intended to be a lovable mess, a hardened sweetie we can't help but adore despite him being just a little rough-around-the-edges...with the unkempt salt & peppery Tim Burton hairstyle crumpled by his always present earphones, and his all around ramshackle Bob Dylan-ness...but Failure. He annoyed rather than appealed, and every other character involved is dimensionless and bland.
It's cluttered with …
Franz Patrick - wrote on 12/24/2007
Frustratingly slow. There were some really sad moments here, specifically when Adam Sandler finally opens up in the psychiatrist's office. Otherwise, for a story about a 9/11 victim, it's extremely lowkey to the point where I got kind of bored hearing the characters speak because they rarely say anything profound. With a little bit more focus and cutting this film a good twenty to thirty minutes, it would have been pretty good. By the time the conclusion presents itself, I hardly cared because I couldn't wait for the melancholy to end. There is one good thing about this movie: I am now convinced that Adam Sandler can carry on dramatic roles. Now that he's getting older, it would be interesting if he decides to immerse himself with serious dramatic films rather than raunchy, shallow …
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