Mr. Deeds

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Mr. Deeds is a 2002 romantic comedy starring Adam Sandler. It is loosely based on Mr. Deeds Goes to Town.

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Tropes used in Mr. Deeds include:
  • Adam Westing: John McEnroe.
  • Alliterative Name: Babe Bennett continues the trend for Sandler's love interests, though unlike some of the others, her initials aren't V.V.
  • Crying Wolf: Tabloid journalist Babe Bennett pretends to be a Damsel in Distress, getting mugged in order to meet Deeds and dig up dirt on him. Later, when she is really in trouble, he doesn't believe her.
  • Heel Realization: Babe has a very emotional one when she realizes she is falling for Deeds and has been lying to him about everything.
  • Hero with Bad Publicity: When Deeds rescues a woman and her seven cats from a burning building, the TV tabloid show for which Babe works makes it look as if he killed the cats and sexually assaulted the woman.
  • Jerkass: Mac, Babe's boss.
  • Mood Whiplash: When Deeds makes Emilio puncture his "black foot":

YOU'RE SICK! YOU'RE SICK! WHY WOULD YOU DO THA-aaaaa I'm just kiddin'.