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Yes Man (2008)


Comedy, Romance |

Yes Man is romantic-comedy film directed by Peyton Reed, written by Nicholas Stoller, Jarrad Paul, and Andrew Mogel and starring Jim Carrey and co-starring Zooey Deschanel. The film is based loosely on the 2005 book of the same name by humorist Danny Wallace, who also makes a cameo appearance in the film.

Production for the film began in Los Angeles in October 2007. It was released on December 19, 2008 in the United States and was then released in the United Kingdom on December 26, 2008. The film received mixed reviews from critics, but was a box office success, making $223 million worldwide.

Carl, a bank loan officer, has become withdrawn since his divorce from his former wife Stephanie. He has an increasingly negative outlook on his life and routinely ignores his friends Peter and Rooney. An old colleague, Nick suggests that he goes to a motivational “Yes!” seminar with him, which encourages its attendants to seize the opportunity to say “Yes!”. Carl attends and meets inspirational guru Terrence. Terrence publicly forces a reluctant Carl to promise to answer “Yes!” to every opportunity, request, or invitation that presents itself.

Later, Carl says yes to a homeless man’s request and is stranded in Elysian Park. Disillusioned, he hikes to a gas station where he meets Allison, an unorthodox young woman. She gives him a ride back to his car on her scooter and kisses him before leaving. After this positive experience, Carl feels more optimistic about saying yes.

Director: Peyton Reed

Writers: Nicholas Stoller (screenplay), Jarrad Paul (screenplay), Andrew Mogel (screenplay), Danny Wallace (book)

Stars: Jim Carrey, Zooey Deschanel, Bradley Cooper, John Michael Higgins, Rhys Darby, Danny Masterson, Fionnula Flanagan


Jim CarreyCarl
Zooey DeschanelAllison
Bradley CooperPeter
John Michael HigginsNick
Rhys DarbyNorman
Danny MastersonRooney
Fionnula FlanaganTillie
Terence StampTerrence
Sasha AlexanderLucy
Molly SimsStephanie
Brent BriscoeHomeless Guy
Rocky CarrollWes
John CothranTweed
Spencer GarrettMultack
Sean O’BryanTed
Kai LennoxFlyer Guy
Cecelia AntoinetteWoman Bank Employee
Patrick LabyorteauxMarv
Jamie DenboMarv’s Wife
Shelby ZemanekSophie
Alfred De ContrerasOrange Seller
Peter GilesLoan Applicant (scenes deleted)
Rebecca CorryYes Patron
Whit AndersonYes Patron (as Whitney Anderson)
Pride GrinnYes Patron
Kerry HoytYes Patron
Anna KhajaFaranoush
Maile FlanaganJanet
Roni MeronBigfoot Waitress
Heidi HerschbachDaphne
Graham ShielsScary Boyfriend
Brandon WalterMormon
Emily ChenButtercup Girl
Ashley MartinezButtercup Girl
Kenny SearleFlight Instructor (as Kenneth Searle)
John H. SongKorean Instructor
Lauren KimKorean Class Student
Mike GomezFather at Homeless Shelter
E.J. CallahanFarmer
Kelly HarrisMunchausen By Proxy Band Member
Becky KupersmithMunchausen By Proxy Band Member
Jillian Iva MeadorMunchausen By Proxy Band Member
Jarrad PaulReggie
Aaron TakahashiLee
Jon BaggioQuidditch Player
Peter SpellosSecurity Guard (Hollywood Bowl)
Vivian BangSoo-Mi
William Will SimmChul-Soo
Jackie Harris GreenbergBystander (as Jackie Harris)
Trent MinxGuy in Crowd
Sally StevensSinger
Eric BradleySinger
Teri Eiko KoideSinger (as Teri Koide)
Guy MaedaSinger
John PaganoSinger
Lisa LongAirline Representative
Mary-Pat GreenTour Guide
Stephanie HodgeTicket Lady
Matt MillerCorporate Exec
J.R. NuttCaddy
Kat SawyerWoman in Gallery
Lance WesleyTow Truck Driver
Katsy ChappellNurse
PoetriSecurity Guard (Hospital)
Don AbernathyConvention Goer / Airport Traveler
Rio AhnMattress Delivery Man
Moises AmayaNude Convention Patron
Vincen ArchTheatre Patron
Tj AustinNude Convention Patron
Derek BakerBar Patron
Heather BlackConvention Participant
Michael Patrick BreenSpectator
Andy BrodhagNude Yes Man
John Eric BrownYes patron
Will C.Nudist
Deborah CapstoneNebraska Football Fan
Raul CardonaConvention Patron
Jason CastleNude Seminar Attendee
Farouk ChakwaAirport Traveler
Guy ChapmanLoan Applicant
Shaun ChieppoCo-worker
Tammy ColbertYes Convention Nudist
Ben DeckerNo Man
Leah Diamond IIConvention Participant
Matthew EarnestNude Conventioner
Stephanie EdmondsBeautiful Yes Girl
Robert Ian EvansLost Boyfriend / Airport Traveler
David Fernandez Jr.Nudist Conventioner
Jenn GotzonVideo Store Girl
Alan GrayBigfoot Bar Patron
Nancy GuerrieroAirport Traveler
Luis GuzmánJumper
John HanlinSeminar Attendee
Christopher HaskellConventioner
David HillConventioner
Benjamin HughesPhillip
Britt HysenBigfoot Waitress
Marco InfanteFootball Fan #1
Commodore JamesMormon Man
Dave JohnsonConvention Attendee

Sources: imdb & wikipedia

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