Mr. Deeds

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.

Directed by: Steven Brill Jon Mallard Nancy Karlin Gary Marcus Marlene Arvan Carla Bowen
Genres: Comedy, Romance,
Production Company: Columbia Pictures, New Line Cinema, Happy Madison Productions, Out of the Blue... Entertainment,

Mr. Deeds - Small town kid, big time right hook. - Azwaad Movie Database
  • Release Date: 28-06-2002
  • Runtime: 96 Minutes
  • Popularity: 22.03
  • Vote Count: 1,938
  • IMDB Rating: 5.8
  • Budget: USD 50,000,000
  • Revenue: USD 171,269,535
  • Region: United States of America ( US ),
  • Homepage: N/A

Photo Name Character
Adam Sandler - Azwaad Movie Database Adam Sandler Longfellow Deeds
Winona Ryder - Azwaad Movie Database Winona Ryder Babe Bennett
John Turturro - Azwaad Movie Database John Turturro Emilio Lopez
Allen Covert - Azwaad Movie Database Allen Covert Marty
Peter Gallagher - Azwaad Movie Database Peter Gallagher Chuck Cedar
Erick Avari - Azwaad Movie Database Erick Avari Cecil Anderson
Jared Harris - Azwaad Movie Database Jared Harris Mac McGrath
Steve Buscemi - Azwaad Movie Database Steve Buscemi Crazy Eyes
Conchata Ferrell - Azwaad Movie Database Conchata Ferrell Jan
Peter Dante - Azwaad Movie Database Peter Dante Murph
Photo Name Department
Jeff Gourson-Editing Jeff Gourson Editing (Editor)
Roger Mussenden-Production Roger Mussenden Production (Casting)
Katherine James-Costume & Make-Up Katherine James Costume & Make-Up (Makeup Artist)
Vincent Guisetti-Sound Vincent Guisetti Sound (Foley Artist)
Elmo Weber-Sound Elmo Weber Sound (Supervising Sound Editor)
J.J. George-Sound J.J. George Sound (Music Editor)
Lauri Gaffin-Art Lauri Gaffin Art (Set Decoration)
Steven Brill-Directing Steven Brill Directing (Director)
Joseph M. Caracciolo-Production Joseph M. Caracciolo Production (Executive Producer)
Joseph M. Caracciolo-Production Joseph M. Caracciolo Production (Unit Production Manager)

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Decent watch, could watch again, and can recommend. This has all the hallmarks, and cast, of most typical Happy Madison productions, but with a lot of money involved, both in the characters and the production value. I think this is the movie where John McEnroe started getting involved. The character work in this is either drastically good or drastically bad, and they definitely experimented with some ideas they had in the backlog. The "rags to riches" trope crossed with the "NYC is a cesspool of money corruption" trope is actually inspired. There is a great script in this movie, behind all the Sandler style humor, but that humor does make it fun, I just wish there was an adjustable setting sometimes. Ultimately anything that isn't funny or charming in this is brief enough that you can overlook it pretty easily.

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