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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 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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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?

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Dying was their first mistake.


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At the very end of the film as Adam Sandler gets out of the pool you can see his chest is visibly pink from a previous take of jumping off the cliff. See more »

Goofs

When Becca and Heather are fighting at the end, Becca jumps off the 2nd floor deck and lands on Heather, who is on the street. When they both get back up, they are on the deck again and have a fight where they fall down the stairs back on the street. See more »

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[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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References Encino Man (1992) See more »

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Cold Beer Conversation
Written by Al Anderson, Ben Scott Hayslip, Jimmy Yeary
Performed by George Strait
Courtesy of MCA Nashville
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Entertaining movie
19 June 2017 | by MsGoreXale3723See all my reviews

I'm not a critic, so I won't pretend to be one. I just wanted to add a good review to this site because I didn't think it was a bad movie. Was is Sandler's best, no. But was it good, yes. The acting was good, had a decent plot, and what I felt was a decent ending. It kept my interest and made me laugh. I watch a movie to be entertained and escape from the real world for a couple of hours. It did that and that's what made it good for me. If you're watching for Sandler in hopes of seeing another Billy Madison, The Waterboy, or even The Longest Yard (3 of my favs), look to re-watching those movies because this isn't it. I started watching the movie not to see old Sandler comedy, but just to see Sandler, and Spade, and I wasn't disappointed. The comedy is a bit raunchy, but funny. So, without spoiling, be prepared. Just watch it and have fun like I did.


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