Anger Management

Anger Management

Anger Management

Comedy sees timid NYC businessman Dave (Adam Sandler) happen upon the wrong side of a heated misunderstanding aboard an airplane and end up wrongly sentenced to anger management therapy. His prescribed treatment is led by the unpredictable, unorthodox Dr. Buddy Rydell (Jack Nicholson). Co-stars Marisa Tomei and Luis Guzmán. Sandler would continue to work with director Peter Segel in 2004’s 50 First Dates and 2005’s remake The Longest Yard.

2003Rating: M, Offensive language and sexual references106 minsUSA
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Variety

Variety

press

The antics here are strained, graceless and tiresomely crude, the sorts of things audiences feel they're supposed to laugh at rather than well-developed situations that generate genuine amusement.

Total Film

Total Film

press

A lazy comedy that never lives up to the promise of its A-list central pairing, nor its raft of impressive cameos.

2.0
The Guardian

The Guardian

press

Can it really be true that the latest Adam Sandler film is, well, quite funny? Ish? Yes -- but only because he's paired with Jack Nicholson.

3.0
Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

press

The concept is inspired. The execution is lame.

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Peter Segal directs individual sequences with a steady hand, but slack editing and a meandering and muddled plot make the film seem slow.

Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

A better script and more attention to other cast members would have helped but, as it stands, this is still the best Adam Sandler comedy since The Wedding Singer.

3.0
BBC

BBC

press

The pairing of Nicholson and Sandler is golden.

4.0
Variety

Variety

press

The antics here are strained, graceless and tiresomely crude, the sorts of things audiences feel they're supposed to laugh at rather than well-developed situations that generate genuine amusement.

Total Film

Total Film

press

A lazy comedy that never lives up to the promise of its A-list central pairing, nor its raft of impressive cameos.

2.0
The Guardian

The Guardian

press

Can it really be true that the latest Adam Sandler film is, well, quite funny? Ish? Yes -- but only because he's paired with Jack Nicholson.

3.0
Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

press

The concept is inspired. The execution is lame.

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Peter Segal directs individual sequences with a steady hand, but slack editing and a meandering and muddled plot make the film seem slow.

Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

A better script and more attention to other cast members would have helped but, as it stands, this is still the best Adam Sandler comedy since The Wedding Singer.

3.0
BBC

BBC

press

The pairing of Nicholson and Sandler is golden.

4.0

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