Anger Management is an American buddy comedy film of 2003. It was written by David S. Dorfman and directed by Peter Segal. The film is mainly about a businessman who is very short tempered. He has had some terrible experiences in his past that makes him short tempered. He is in a flight where he is annoyed by a passenger and had a fight with him. As a result, he is arrested for assaulting a flight attendant and hence, sentenced to anger management program. Dr. Buddy Rydell is elected to move in with Dave to treat his anger issues. He also joins him at work as part of his “radical round- the -clock therapy”. Buddy uses different methods to treat his patient. The cast of Anger Management worked really hard and gave their best to the roles assigned to them.
The film was released in the United States on April 11, 2003, by Colombia Pictures. It was a big hit on the box office earning fame and doing a huge business of $ 195.7 Million against a budget of $ 83.5 Million. Though it was rated as a film receiving “mixed or average” reviews, yet it was number 1 at the Box Office on its opening weekend. A television series based on the film premiered on June 28, 2012. It lasted for two seasons, total 100 episodes, before it was cancelled.
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Jack Nicholson (Dr. Buddy Rydell)
John Joseph Nicholson is an American actor and filmmaker. He is also a producer, director and screenwriter who won Academy Awards for three times. He received an Oscar nomination in every decade from the 1960s through the early 2000s. Jack was born on April 22, 1973 in New Jersey. He gave 60 years of his life to the industry. He has done a wide range of roles including romance, comedy, darkly comic portrayals and villainous characters. He has 12 Academy Award nominations that make him the most nominated male actor in Academy’s history. He has won six Golden Globe Awards and received the Kennedy Center Honor in 2001. In 1974, a researcher from Time’s Magazine, who was researching a profile on him, told him that his ‘sister’, June, was actually his mother. She was only 17 and unmarried when jack was born so he was raised believing that his grandparents were his actual parents. When he was seventeen, he took a job as an office worker for animators William Hanna and Joseph Barbera at the MGM cartoon studio. Nicholson married Sandra Knight on June 17, 1962 and got a divorce on August 8, 1968. They had one daughter together.