Anger Management Synopsis
A meek businessman (Adam Sandler) clashes with an aggressive therapist (Jack Nicholson).
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
The two XXL personalities are in fit, fighting form in a comedy as bracing and furiously right for the moment as it is broad and huggable.
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Mark Caro
Without insult to either film, Anger Management could be called "Punch-Drunk Love" for the masses.
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75

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
At a time when screen comedy has its own problems with anger management, Sandler's self-possessed style is as refreshing as it is funny.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Each actor is unusually watchful and wily, and their actorly competition underscores the one-upmanship of their characters.
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
It's good fun for a while, especially the therapy sessions that feature Luis Guzman as a gay hood with a paunch he covers in Day-Glo...
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63

USA Today

By Mike Clark
Only a smattering of the potential is realized in this tolerable disappointment, which is so unworthy of getting angry about that it will...
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50

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
Has hell frozen over? Not only is Jack Nicholson starring in a buddy movie alongside Adam Sandler, but of the two, Sandler's low-key...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Isn't all bad. It isn't good, either, but it's better than it deserves to be, and if one sits and watches, the laughs do come, a few.
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40

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
It's slapdash, crudely crafted and resolutely adolescent. And occasionally, though only occasionally, very funny.
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38

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
The most dispiriting thing about Anger Management is that its cameos seem like leftovers.
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Good Laughs from good actors...

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By Bulldawgz100
Most hilarious movie on earth...

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By aRePa
This movie was really funny from start to finish. No lagging parts at all. Had some of the most memorable quotes such as: "You think you're better than me 'cause you got both your nuts?" and "Do...

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Rated PG-13 | For Language and Crude Sexual Content
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 15+ Very raunchy, uneven comedy with great actors.
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