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Funny People (Apatow, 2009): Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen, Leslie Mann

Old 12-17-08, 11:54 PM
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Funny People (Apatow, 2009): Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen, Leslie Mann

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When seasoned comedian George Simmons learns of his terminal, inoperable health condition, his desire to form a genuine friendship cause him to take a relatively green performer under his wing as his opening act.
Director/Writer: Judd Apatow

Cast:
Adam Sandler ... George Simmons
Seth Rogen ... Ira
Leslie Mann ... Laura
Eric Bana ... Clarke
Jonah Hill ... Leo
Jason Schwartzman ... Mark
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Normally I can't stomach Sandler, but this has potential. Plus, you know, anything with the RZArector.
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Is this like a feel good movie?
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Originally Posted by PopcornTreeCt
Is this like a feel good movie?
..terminal, inoperable health condition.
Yes.
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Dear Judd Apatow,

Please stop casting your wife in your movies. She is neither funny nor attractive.

Thank you.
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I think Seth Rogen's not overexposed if his name is still being misspelled.
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Originally Posted by Suprmallet
Dear Judd Apatow,

Please stop casting your wife in your movies. She is neither funny nor attractive.

Thank you.
"She's a Mann, baby!"

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Originally Posted by The Bus
I think Seth Rogen's not overexposed if his name is still being misspelled.
I'm sure I'm not the first.
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Originally Posted by Suprmallet
Dear Judd Apatow,

Please stop casting your wife in your movies. She is neither funny nor attractive.

Thank you.
I think she's very funny. See Knocked Up again.
Old 12-18-08, 08:56 AM
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this is the first adam sandler movie i've been excited about since punch drunk love.
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Cool, Eric Bana.
Old 12-18-08, 09:40 AM
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With the roll he's been on in recent years, I doubt this will be anything less than awesome.
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Leslie Mann shouldn't be a lead in anything, but as a supporting character I like her just fine.
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A client of mine, is directing the documentary companion piece to this movie.
Old 12-18-08, 01:43 PM
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You mean I have to sit through a film that has Adam Sandler's name on the poster? Damn. Oh well, I'll live.
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I'm in.
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Dave Attel was on Stern yesterday and mentioned he just filmed a scene with Norm Macdonald and Sarah Silverman. Bunch of funny people in this...ironic.
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Originally Posted by starseed1981
With the roll he's been on in recent years, I doubt this will be anything less than awesome.
If it's anything like the other Apatow films, it'll be hyped to no end as the funniest movie ever (!) and when I finally get around to seeing it I'll enjoy but still be somehow underwhelmed.
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Originally Posted by NoirFan
Plus, you know, anything with the RZArector.
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I hate Adam Sandler so much...
But I'll most likely go see it opening weekend. Apatow hasn't disappointed me thus far.
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I'm in.
Me too.
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I'm in, too, but Adam Sandler's presence scares me.
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After seeing Reign Over Me and knowing that Apatow has a way with blending both drama and comedy, I'm not all that shaky about Sandler's presence.

And, of course, I'm jazzed about another Apatow-helmed film.
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Originally Posted by fumanstan
Cool, Eric Bana.
Agreed.

Not a fan of the movie's title though.
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Originally Posted by Suprmallet
Dear Judd Apatow,

Please stop casting your wife in your movies. She is neither funny nor attractive.

Thank you.
She can be a little grating, but I think she's kinda hot.
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They lost me at Apatow. Pass.

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