The Chosen One
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Down-on-his-luck Paul (Rob Schneider) has nothing to live for...his wife left him, his boss hates him, his father committed suicide, his mother (Holland Taylor) and brother (a strange but fairly amiable Steve Buscemi) are nothing more than nuisances, and alcohol consumes him. But when a beautiful South American woman and three shaman arrive on his doorstep, his life takes a drastic turn.
Advertised as a comedy, "The Chosen One" shouldn't be labeled solely as such. There are heartfelt moments, times of trial, instances of soul searching, and life lessons to be had throughout. It is more of a character study than a comedy and one in the vein of subtle drama with light-hearted humor sprinkled in for relief.
Rob Schneider has always been number one in my book. His approach isn't for everybody, but his heart is always in the right place, and his humor, while sometimes silly, is very palatable. "The Chosen One," which Rob also co-wrote and co-produced, is an exceptional movie with great acting and a very touching and moving story. If you harness and carry the understanding of compassion within your being, you will love this movie.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Rob Schneider. I like him as an actor, and after seeing this movie I like what I know of him as a person. If you watch until the ending credits you will see what I mean. Read morePublished on April 20, 2014 by Will Sharp
Nice movie makes you think about life. You never know what or when the next challenges of life will be. Maybe you will think before you make your next decision.Published on February 28, 2014 by Ida Mexil
I liked it. as it says its a drama / comedy. there a good story and enough funny to keep you interestedPublished on January 15, 2014 by M. Ebert