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Joe Somebody

Release Date: December 21st, 2001

PG|1 hr. 48 min.

Plot Summary
Tim Allen plays Joe, a divorced, corporate everyman whose dead-end personal and professional lives are turned around after the office bully publicly humiliates him in front of Joe's daughter. As Joe trains for a rematch - and gives himself a makeover - he begins an unexpected ascent up the corporate ladder. Eventually, Joe realizes he doesn't need revenge or to become someone else to earn his daughter's respect and win the heart of a co-worker.

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Genres: Comedy

Distributor: 20th Century Fox

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  • A lot of this goes down surprisingly well, even if Panettiere, through no fault of her own, is saddled with phony precocious dialogue that makes her sound like an ancient sage. show more

  • The cop-out is mitigated by Allen's ability to impart a comfortable, lived-in quality to his roles, this one included. show more

  • For all the story's bland familiarity, it has winning moments. Allen's no actor, but he projects a likeable personality. show more

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