The lads don't idolize Neil Diamond merely in theory, but in the flesh, as well. Peet is less well served by the script, which has her as some sort of pre-pubescent fantasy of a man-eating girlfriend, but she still glows — and looks great in some very revealing outfits. It has the loose construction and the juvenile attitude toward women of a Sandler movie — it's disarmingly unpretentious, but also repetitive. The movie has very strong language and jokes about oral sex, masturbation, and homosexuality. Advertisement The band is broken up, alas, when Darren is captured by Judith Snodgrass-Fessbeggler , a blond man-eater who immediately bans his friends and starts transforming him into a broken and tamed possession. Finally, the duo kidnap Judith and fake her death, leaving Darren free to fall for Sandy. Darren Silverman , Wayne Le Fessier and J.
Sadly, Darren believes he let his one-and-only, Sandy Perkus Amanda Detmer , slip through his fingers back in high school. I'll admit it with some embarrassment — this movie made me laugh. Drinking too much beer is portrayed as a humorous bonding experience. If Saving Silverman sounds like an Adam Sandler movie, that might be because Sandler produced it, and because it was directed by Dennis Dugan, the director of Big Daddy and Happy Gilmore. The runtime of Saving Silverman is 90 minutes 01 hours 30 minutes. She happens to be a former trapeze artist about to become a nun. Genre: , , Stars: , , Director: Dennis Dugan Country: , Rating: 6.
As crafty Judith does everything in her power to get free, will dimwitted Wayne and J. Jack Black, Steve Zahn, Jason Biggs, and Amanda Peet are so much fun to watch that I dare you not to smile. The main movie genre categories for Saving Silverman are: Comedy, Crime, Romance. Amanda Peet and Amanda Detmer do no harm, although Peet is too nice to play a woman this mean. They kidnap Judith, convince Darren she is dead and arrange for him to meet his first love, Sandy Perkus , who is studying to be a nun. They are Neil Diamond fanatics and even have a cover band.
Perhaps he should have reflected that director has directed two movies both better than this. Lee Ermey is on a planet of his own. Consider my friend James Berardinelli, the best of the Web-based critics. A woman uses sex to control a man. McNugent grew up together sharing a passion for the works of ; their sidewalk band, the Diamonds, performs his songs and then passes the hat.
A broad comedy about two buddies trying to stop their best childhood friend from marrying a harpy. This is the kind of movie that gives even its defenders fits of desperation. She hasn't yet taken her vows, especially the one of chastity, and is a major babe in her form-fitting novice's habit. Neil Diamond fanatics and best friends Darren Silverman Jason Biggs , Wayne LeFessier Steve Zahn and J. In a movie so desperately in need of laughs, it's a mystery why the filmmakers didn't drag Ms.
Darren Silverman Jason Biggs , Wayne Le Fessier Steve Zahn and J. Judith demands that Darren dump his friends and quit the band if he wants to be with her, and Darren, who is smitten by the lovely woman, agrees. After hearing about Darren's engagement to Judith, the decide to kidnap Judith, and try to set Darren back up with his old flame, Sandy before she becomes a nun and Darren marries Mrs. I was going to write that the funniest character in the movie is the boys' former high school coach R. Now, enter Judith Amanda Peet , a great-looking but cold-hearted and manipulative psychiatrist who digs her claws into Darren, snatches him from the friendship and breaks up their band. Saving Silverman is a film released in and directed by.
. McNugent Jack Black have been best friends since the fifth grade. So far the movie has been viewed 489 times. In a last-ditch effort, J. Yes, Diamond himself appears in the film, kids himself, and sings a couple of songs. Yes, it is a very dumb comedy, but as dumb comedies go, it is one of the best because it stars four of the most able comic actors around. Then along comes Judith Amanda.
The leading star actors of Saving Silverman are , , , , , , , , ,. Saving Silverman is a 2001 comedy directed by Dennis Dugan. Darren's two pals decide the only way to save him is to kidnap Judith so that he can spend some time with the only girl he loved in high school. The movie includes comic kidnapping and comic fatalities. Snodgrass-Fessbeggler's parents onstage long enough to explain their decision to go with the hyphenated last name.
Judith doesn't stay 'dead', though, and escapes to regain control over Darren. She decides to force Darren to dump J. Starry-eyed romantic Darren Silverman Jason Biggs is convinced there's a one-and-only for everyone. As a career decision, this ranks somewhere between being a good sport and professional suicide. In the end, though, it works, thanks to the inescapable pleasure of watching Zahn, Black, and Biggs.