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Mr. Deeds (28-Jun-2002)

Director: Steven Brill

Writer: Tim Herlihy

From short story: Opera Hat by Clarence Budington Kelland

Music by: Teddy Castellucci

Producers: Sid Ganis; Jack Giarraputo

Keywords: Comedy

Remake of a 1936 Frank Capra film of the same name follows a New England everyman as he becomes the unlikely heir to a tycoon's vast fortune.

ABSTRACT
Remake of Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936). Entertainment industry kingpin Preston Blake, owner and operator of media conglomerate Blake Media, dies at the age of eighty-two after successfully reaching the summit of Mount Everest. Left with no immediate relatives to carry his torch, eyes ultimately fall on surviving nephew Longfellow Deeds, a New Hampshire pizza deliveryman and aspiring greeting card writer whisked away on a wild journey in New York City after he is presented with money, power, and desperate hangers-on beyond his wildest dreams.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Steve Buscemi
Actor
13-Dec-1957   Reservoir Dogs
Blake Clark
Comic
2-Feb-1946   Harry on Home Improvement
Allen Covert
Actor
13-Oct-1964   Grandma's Boy
Conchata Ferrell
Actor
28-Mar-1943   Head nurse Joan Thor on E/R
Peter Gallagher
Actor
19-Aug-1955   American Beauty
Sid Ganis
Film/TV Producer
8-Jan-1940   Paramount, Columbia Pictures Executive
Jared Harris
Actor
24-Aug-1961   I Shot Andy Warhol
John McEnroe
Tennis
16-Feb-1959   Winner of 17 Grand Slam titles
Harve Presnell
Actor
14-Sep-1933 30-Jun-2009 When the Boys Meet the Girls
Winona Ryder
Actor
29-Oct-1971   Edward Scissorhands
Adam Sandler
Comic
9-Sep-1966   The Wedding Singer, SNL alumnus
Al Sharpton
Activist
3-Oct-1954   Minister, Presidential hopeful
Jennifer Tisdale
Actor
18-Sep-1981   Actress, Sister of Ashley Tisdale
John Turturro
Actor
28-Feb-1957   Barton Fink, Five Corners
George Wallace
Comic
21-Jul-1952   Vegas standup comic

CAST

starring
Adam Sandler   ...   Longfellow Deeds
Winona Ryder   ...   Babe Bennett
Peter Gallagher   ...   Chuck Cedar
Jared Harris   ...   Mac McGrath
Allen Covert   ...   Marty
Erick Avari   ...   Cecil Anderson
and
John Turturro   ...   Emilio Lopez
Peter Dante   ...   Murph
Conchata Ferrell   ...   Jan
Harve Presnell   ...   Preston Blake
JB Smoove   ...   Reuben
Steve Buscemi   ...   Crazy Eyes
Blake Clark   ...   Buddy Ward
John McEnroe   ...   Himself
Tom McNulty   ...   Red Parka Man
Buddy Bolton   ...   Cameraman
Angelito Bautista   ...   Sherpa
Scott Thompson Baker   ...   News Anchor
Robert Frank Telfer   ...   Business Anchor
Elizabeth Owens   ...   Kitty
Florence Anglin   ...   Jane
Sylvia Kauders   ...   Sue
Henry Hayward   ...   Mr. Wetherley
Frank Weller   ...   Old Farmer
Karen Nation   ...   Lucy
Bruce French   ...   Pilot
Ken Forsgren   ...   Co-Pilot
Earl Schuman   ...   Valet
Marijan Zoric   ...   Chef
Irina Davidoff   ...   Russian Maid
William Brady   ...   Chauffeur
Brandon Molale   ...   Kevin Ward
Derek Hughes   ...   Waiter
Walter Williamson   ...   Kurt
Roark Critchlow   ...   William
Billy St. John   ...   George
Kevin Grady   ...   Anniversary Couple
Dru Homer   ...   Anniversary Couple
Frank Montella   ...   Bishop
Alfred Dennis   ...   Old-Timer
Margie Loomis   ...   Martha
Alex Buck   ...   Gum Chewer
Tyler Roche   ...   Young Kid
Lauren Mieske   ...   Little Sister
Steele Hunter   ...   Children's Father
George Wallace   ...   NAACP Administrator
Gabriel Williams   ...   Mailroom Clerk
Dianne Crawford   ...   Secretary
John Kirk   ...   Bartender
Aloma Wright   ...   Cat Lady
J. D. Donaruma   ...   Fake Cop
Carter Edwards   ...   Yelling Cop
Steven Golebiowski   ...   Yelling Fireman
Tim Herlihy   ...   Fireman
Ked McFarlane Jimenez   ...   Heroic Dog
Chloé Hult   ...   Waitress
Sid Ganis   ...   Homeless Man
Randolph LeRoi   ...   Afro Man
Jeremy Chu   ...   Bike Riding Kid
Gideon Jacobs   ...   Bike Riding Kid
Radioman   ...   Himself
Gina Gallego   ...   Consuela Lopez
Al Sharpton   ...   Himself
Dion Anderson   ...   Shareholder
Susan Bjurman   ...   Shareholder
Tony Chu   ...   Shareholder
Andy Kreiss   ...   Shareholder
Ramesh Pandey   ...   Shareholder
Maurice G. Smith   ...   Shareholder
Jennifer Tisdale   ...   Card Reader
Toshi Toda   ...   Card Reader

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