Reign Over Me

Reign Over Me (2007)

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Corrected entry: Adam Sandler's character is shown playing (and referring to) the video game "Shadow of the Collosus." This is actually relevant to the plot and character. It is a game with very little dialogue, about a man trying to bring someone he presumably loves back to life. One can obviously see why he would play this game, as he is still dealing with his own loss, and has problems communicating with others. Also, the game features a final boss which is inside of a massive tower. Once defeated, the creature and tower collapse. One should easily be able to see the ironic symbolism of the game's imagery compared to 9/11 and Sandler's character.

Correction: This is not trivia, this is your relation to the content of the film.


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Judge Raines: What's that man's name?
George Johnson: Brian Sugarman.
Judge Raines: ...I'll see you Monday morning, don't bring sugarman.



In the bar scene, Alan gets soaked by Charlie's drink, covering his face, shirt, tie, and coat. But when Alex leaves he is completely dry and all the wet patches have just disappeared.



The fact that the character of Charlie is shown playing the video game "Shadow of the Colossus" was an intentional choice by the filmmakers, who had to get permission from the game's director to include it into the film. It was decided Charlie would play this game based on the symbolism of the gameplay (which involves the destruction of giant "colossi", whose deaths are somewhat similar to the collapse of the twin towers during 9/11, and the fact that the main character is trying to bring someone back from the dead), and how it related to his character .