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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 ... 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? Written by lament

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Dying was their first mistake.


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27 May 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Zerando a Vida See more »

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Savannah, Georgia, USA See more »

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1.85 : 1
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Adam Sandler's wife (Jackie Sandler), daughters (Sunny and Sadie), and nephew (Jared Sandler) appeared in this movie. See more »

Goofs

When Charlie and Max are having their first breakfast in their home, the large sausage on Charlie's plate changes position multiple times. 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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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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Written by Toby Keith, Walter Scott Emerick (as Scott Emerick)
Performed by Toby Keith
Courtesy of Snow Dog Nashville
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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It's actually (probably) the most plot driven Adam Sandler movie ever made.
8 June 2016 | by HellmantSee all my reviews

'THE DO-OVER': Three Stars (Out of Five)

Action-comedy flick, about two old high school buddies; that reunite at their 25-year reunion, and decide to fake their own deaths (in order to start new lives). Their new identities end up getting them in even more trouble. The movie stars Adam Sandler and David Spade, as the two leads; and it costars Paula Patton, Kathryn Hahn, Nick Swardson, Natasha Leggero, Torsten Voges, Luis Guzman, Matt Walsh and Sean Astin. It was directed by Steven Brill (who also directed Sandler in the movies 'MR. DEEDS' and 'LITTLE NICKY'), and it was written by Kevin Barnett and Chris Pappas. The film is the second movie, in a four- film deal, between Sandler and Netflix. Like nearly all of Sandler's movies, the film is pretty bad; but this one isn't as bad, as most.

Spade plays Charlie McMillan, a bank manager (attached to a grocery store); who's used and abused by his wife, Nikki (Leggero), and her two children. He attends his 25-year high school reunion, with Nikki (who's the former prom queen), and she cheats on him, with her ex-husband (Astin). He reunites with his old friend, Max Kessler (Sandler), who tells him he works for the FBI. Later the two go on a yacht trip, while Nikki is on a spa vacation, and Max (unexpectedly) fakes their deaths; so the two can start new lives together.

The movie gets a lot more complicated than that; it's actually (probably) the most plot driven Adam Sandler movie ever made (with a ton of twists). That's pretty much where the film's qualities end though. It's still full of a lot of bad dick and fart jokes (that aren't funny), and Sandler once again plays an unlikable asshole; who's much tougher than Sandler could ever possibly be (in real life). Spade is actually good in the movie though. It's interesting, for a change (from the usual bad Sandler movies), but nothing more.

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