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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Adam Sandler
Rob Schneider
Natasha Nov
Emmanuelle Chriqui
Directors
Dennis Dugan
Screenwriters
Judd Apatow
Adam Sandler
Running Time
113 minutes

You Don't Mess With The Zohan
The missing link between hairdressing and counter-terrorism


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You Don't Mess With The Zohan

Plot
Legendary Israeli counter-terrorist The Zohan (Sandler) fakes his own death and heads to New York to pursue his dream of styling hair. But the only job he can find there is in a Palestinian salon, and the enemies he left behind - including his fearsome nemesis The Phantom (Turturro) - are soon on his neatly groomed tail.


Verdict
A strange, mostly enjoyable mix of big political questions and crude comedy, Zohan overcomes its skeletal plotting and uneven gag ratio through Sandler’s sheer commitment to nonsense.


Reviewed by Ian Freer

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