• Saving Silverman (2001)

Saving Silverman

Release Date: February 9th, 2001

DVD Release Date: July 17th, 2001

PG-13 |1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary

The film traces the misadventures of buddies J.D. (Jack Black) and Wayne (Steve Zahn), who begin to suspect that their best friend, Darren Silverman (Jason Biggs), is going to allow himself to be badgered into marrying Judith (Amanda Peet), a woman he doesn't love. They decide to reunite him with his long lost love from their school days (Amanda Detmer) -- even if they have to kidnap Judith to do it.

Cast: Jason Biggs, Steve Zahn, Jack Black, Amanda Peet, R. Lee Ermey, Amanda Detmer, Neil Diamond, Lillian Carlson

Director: Dennis Dugan

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Original Film, Village Roadshow Prod., Columbia Pictures

Distributors: Columbia Pictures

Keywords: 2000s , Best friend , Charming , Office , Madcap , Friendship , Rivalry , Transformation , Quest , House

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    It's basically a cheerful slob job, one of those slapped-together features so often embraced by teenagers with more disposable income than discernible taste. show more

  • 63
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Yes, it's stupid. But sometimes it's stupid with a capital S, and it's in those moments of transcendent idiocy that you can't help liking Saving Silverman. At least, a little bit. show more

  • 35
    Kevin MaynardMr. Showbiz

    Black, who is creatively marooned in the thankless Chris Farley fat-boy role, deserve better, and so do we. show more

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