Henry Roth is a man afraid of commitment up until he meets the beautiful Lucy. They hit it off and Henry think he's finally found the girl of his dreams, until he discovers she has short-term memory loss and forgets him the next day.
When Longfellow Deeds, a small-town pizzeria owner and poet, inherits $40 billion from his deceased uncle, he quickly begins rolling in a different kind of dough. Moving to the big city, Deeds finds himself besieged by opportunists all gunning for their piece of the pie. Babe, a television tabloid reporter, poses as an innocent small-town girl to do an exposé on Deeds. Of course, Deeds' sincere naiveté has Babe falling in love with him instead. Ultimately, Deeds comes to find that money truly has the power to change things, but it doesn't necessarily need to change him.Written by
Sujit R. Varma
In the film, Longfellow Deeds is from a small town called Mandrake Falls, New Hampshire. Though this is a fictional location, Adam Sandler moved to Manchester, New Hampshire at the age of six and lived there all his life until attending college at New York University. See more »
When Emilio calls Deeds and Pam/Babe to turn around, the back shot of Emilio shows that a microphone is missing, in the next shot, the microphone is there. See more »
I'm gonna get to the top of Everest, if it's the last thing I do!
[cut to his frozen but triumphant body clinging to the summit of Mount Everest]
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DVD release contains six deleted scenes and an outtake reel. See more »
Written by Fran Healy (as Francis Healy)
Performed by Travis
Courtesy of Epic Records / Independiente / SINE a division of Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd.
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Saw this one day after the original. This sucks see the original instead
Since I saw this the day after Frank Capra's 1936 original it was a very poor comparison. Although Adam Sandler was good the script was weak and did not make the most of a good story. Not worth a second viewing. The part played by Winona Ryder was lame and lacked the depth Jean Arthur put in the 1936 version. Updating the newspaper to a TV station worked but the character of the news anchor was not believable. If Deeds truly has $40 billion then they would have been both sued and off the air in one hit. I don't think enough was made of deeds basic intelligence or basic honesty and common sense. Cooper did it better Capra did it better Jean Arthur did it better Some remakes work. This didn't
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