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Actors: Adam Sandler, Kate Beckinsale, Christopher Walken, David Hasselhoff, Sean Astin

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Michael Newman is a busy architect that never has time for hims family. Who is always trying to get him to spend time with him. When he get's frustrated with having to many remotes in his house he goes to a "bed and bath" store to buy a new universal remote. While there he meets Morty who gives him a remote with magical powers. With each CLICK of the remote he can fastforward, rewind or pause his life. Without realizing that the remote has a memory of its own. Eventually he skips most of his life.
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After realizing that he skipped most of his life he goes back to return the remote and wants to go back in time but is unable to.
Later he meets up with his son who is now older and running his business fallowing in the footsteps of his father. His son is going to work instead of going to his own honeymoon. Michael very sick and old at this point runs out in the rain after his son to tell him that "family comes first".

The review of this Movie prepared by jennifer druggett




Michael (Adam Sandler) is an average family guy who is overcome by work and frustrated by the complications in his life. He and his wife are continually arguing because he places work before her and their two young children. His efforts to get ahead at work are hindered by his boss, a selfish jerk unwilling to acknowledge and reward Michael's efforts. After being frustrated by his inability to work the TV remote and finish his work, Michael goes to Bed, Bath and Beyond to find a universal remote control. Finding the strange "Beyond" section of the store, Michael meets the mad professor-esque Morty, who offers Michael a brand new remote that is not actually available yet.

When Michael gets home with the remote, he accidently discovers that it not only controls his various electronic devices, but everything else in his life. Soon he is using it to fast forward through traffic and other tedious and unimportant things, as well getting ahead at work.

His life starts to spiral out of control when the remote starts programming itself based on his previous actions. Suddenly he is fast forwarding through traffic, fights, dressing and sex. Soon he finds himself losing large chunks of his life as he also skips sickness and waiting for promotions. He finds himself jumping years forward and begins to realize that he has wasted his entire life working and alienating his family.
The review of this Movie prepared by Shanna



Script Analysis of Click

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Plot & Themes

Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Time/era of movie:    -   2000's+ (present) Comedy or Parody about    -   magical powers How much humor v. drama    -   Lot of humor, but significant serious drama

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   small businessman    -   business executive Age:    -   20's-30's Has magical powers?    -   Yes Magical/mental powers of main character:    -   can see into the future Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American

Setting

United States    -   Yes The Americas (not US):    -   Yes The Americas:    -   Canada

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   impregnation/reproduction    -   sex under blankets Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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