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ANGER MANAGEMENT

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Anger Management

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
106 minutes
Wide Release Date:
04/11/03
performer:
Jack Nicholson, Adam Sandler, Allen Covert, Luis Guzman, Woody Harrelson, January Jones, Kevin Nealon, John C. Reilly, Lynne Thigpen, Marisa Tomei, John Turturro
director:
Peter Segal
distributor:
Columbia Pictures
author:
David Dorfman
genre:
Comedy

We gave it a B+

A movie as bracing and furiously right for the moment as it is broad and huggable. Adam Sandler plays a quiet schlemiel who has spent his life afraid of emotions; Jack Nicholson is the loud shrink who forces him to get in touch with his inner rage. Even if the plot heads for a life lesson at the end of the therapy rainbow, this comedy is a spirited salvo against the rising tide of inanity.