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Old 01-30-04, 10:08 PM
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Sandler to remake the longest yard

Adam Sandler is going to do a remake of the longest yard,he will star as Paul(wrecking) Crewe the role made famous by Burt Reynolds over 30 years ago.

This has always been one of my favorite movies and i almost hate to see it remade.I hope Sandler does not put to much slapstick into it.The first one was more a comedy-drama then pure comedy as it had some pretty serious stuff going on in it.

It should be intresting to see what Sandler does with this project and what the legion of fans that the original movie has will think of it.

Old 01-31-04, 01:14 AM
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Ugh. I like Adam Sandler, but I don't see him in this role at all....I'll stick with the original.

"I told you I broke his frikken neck!"
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I wish our congressmen would devote a little time to worthy cause such as banning all remakes of decent films!!!!!! I don't mind Sandler at all, but I will absolutely refuse to watch this in any form.

MAKE IT STOP!!!!!!!!
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I think it could be good. Sandler & Rock teaming up should cause some pretty big laughs.
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You can dew it!
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"We saw the potential of a remake when we saw the FIRST remake of it."

Was Mean Machine so good an indicator that audiences would like a LY remake?
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Originally posted by POWERBOMB
You can dew it!

Waterboy goes to Prison!!
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As long as they keep the Skynyrd car chase scene (with Reynolds) in the new one I am okay.

If not I'll keep the originial.

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Why not make it sequal?
Have Adam meet Reynolds in Prison.
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Dear Adam S.

Come up with something original. Please.

Thank You
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Slightly OT, but if there's a remake to be done with Sandler, I think a "straight" retelling of Little Nicky would be interesting. Approach from a "Devil and Daniel Webster" kind of angle.
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Please, enough already!
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I saw a pre-screening of this yesterday. It wasn't the completely finished product as some music was missing and there were no end credits. Actually, the print that they used for the screening was pretty ghetto. The beginning of it was so grainy that it looked like a bootleg DVD that they sell in Chinatown.

Personally, I thought that it was freakin' hilarious. It'll probably get crappy reviews just like Meet the Fockers did which I also thought was hilarious.

I never saw the original so I can't compare the two (although I will get the new SE when it does come out).

I thought that Sandler & Chris Rock worked very well together.

Courtney Cox played Sandler's GF and she looked pretty dam good...I think that she got implants cuz her boobs were HUGE!!!

A lot of big name athletes were in this movie.

Bill Goldberg (WWE/WWF star & former football player), Michael Irvin (former Dallas Cowboy), Bobb Sapp (K1 Fighter & former football player), Terry Crews (former football player and now an actor; was in White Chicks), & Nelly (rapper) were also on the con team.

On the guard team were Bill Romanowski (former Raider & Bronco), Brian Bosworth (the Boz...former football player & steroid user), Stone Cold Steve Austin, (WWE/WWF star), & Kevin Nash (WWE/WWF star).

Tracy Morgan played a transvestite in prison & one of the "cheerleaders" and he was pretty funny.

Of course Rob Schneider had his cameo where he says "You can dooooooo it!!!"

Lots of product placement from McDonalds and ESPN. ESPN cameos were Dan Patrick (played a cop), Chris Berman as himself, and Jim Rome (as himself).

Overall, I'll give it 3 out of 4 stars. I'll definitely pick it up on DVD and may even see it in on the big screen again.

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i was worried that this thread was started today. maybe i should let people know tom cruise is remaking war of the worlds.

could be fun to see. i'm not sure why rob schneider is funny reprising the you can do it role. ah well.

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