You Don't Mess With the Zohan

You Don't Mess With the Zohan

DVD - 2008 | 1-disc extended, unrated version
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Zohan Dvir is an ex-commando, Mossad agent who decides to fake his death so he can re-emerge in New York City as a hair stylist. He romances his clients by giving them extra 'special services' in the back room of the beauty shop he works in. However, he is eventually recognized, and risks losing his newfound life and career.
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, c2008
Edition: 1-disc extended, unrated version
ISBN: 9781435935099
1435935098
Branch Call Number: DVD ADULT
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 117 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Alternative Title: You do not mess with the Zohan

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Happynat70
Sep 24, 2013

Awful! What a waste of time.
I love Adam Sandler's acting in general but this time as the Zohan he is at his worst.

wayne19711012 Jan 11, 2012

i dont know what to say

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tj_is_cool
Sep 15, 2011

Not Sander's best work. Still funny in some scenes

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joseph
Mar 09, 2009

Good - You Don't Mess with the Zohan (2008). I can't believe I'm saying this but I actually like this picture. I found myself laughing uncontrollably at times. The laughs came not from the multiple crude sexual jokes but the clever whitism of the Arab-Israeli conflict. The one line that was memorable involved two ladies in a cab getting into an argument with the Arab cab driver. One lady said to the other in mumbled whisper "He might be a terrorist" [stereotypical of course but it brought to light American prejudices of people from the Middle East]. The other line was from Sandler himself who didn't want to tell his parents that he may be working for a Palestinian "They've [his parents] suffered enough". There were the funny Get Smart [original series] related spoofs of the "Al-Queda Hotline", who have a computer receptionist to direct your call. If you strip all the crude sexual humor out of this picture, you may only have a 45 minute film but what's left is pretty funny. Unfortunately, the resolution of Arab-Iraeli aggressions is kiind of naive - I'd recommend the far superior "The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming" for a great way in which two peoples who have been raised to hate each other end up working and respecting each other.

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May 29, 2011

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Mar 31, 2009

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RonNasty64
May 29, 2011

Sexual Content: This title contains Sexual Content.

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