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I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry Details


When two testosterone-fueled firemen attempt to register as domestic partners in order to bypass the bureaucratic red tape preventing one of them from naming his own two children as his life-insurance beneficiaries, their low-key ruse turns into headline news in this quirky matrimonial comedy starring Adam Sandler and Kevin James. Chuck Levine (Sandler) and Larry Valentine (James) are two New York City firefighters whose longtime friendship has endured many a five-alarm fire. All that widower Larry wants is to ensure that his two children will be taken care of if anything should happen to him on the job, and all that single blaze-battler Chuck wants is to carry on with his carefree life of noncommitment. Having once rescued Larry from certain death in a particularly fearsome inferno, beholden Chuck feels forever indebted to his brave friend and has vowed to repay the favor when the time is right. When Larry discovers that the only means of circumventing the civic red tape that could throw his children's futures into jeopardy is to take Chuck as his lawfully wedded husband, his obligated pal reluctantly agrees to step up to the alter with the understanding that the arrangement will be a well-kept secret between themselves and the justice of the peace. A potentially fatal flaw in their presumably foolproof plan is soon revealed, however, when an overzealous bureaucrat decides to question Chuck and Larry's partnership. Subsequently forced to embark on a mandatory honeymoon and pose as starry-eyed newlyweds, Chuck and Larry quickly discover just how important it can be to stick by a friend in his or her time of need. Jessica Biel, Steve Buscemi, Ving Rhames, and Dan Aykroyd co-star in a comedy from Dan Aykroyd director Dennis Dugan. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

  • Release date:July 20, 2007


Adam Sandler
as Chuck Levine
Kevin James
as Larry Valentine
Jessica Biel
as Alex McDonough
Dan Aykroyd
as Captain Tucker
Ving Rhames
as Duncan
Steve Buscemi
as Clint Fitzer
Nick Turturro
as Renaldo Pinera
Allen Covert
as Steve
Richard Chamberlain
as Councilman Banks
Jamie Chung
as Hooters Girl
Dave Matthews
as Lingerie Salesman
Jessica O'Donohue
as Donna
Nick Swardson
as Kevin


Dennis Dugan
Adam Sandler
Jack Giarraputo
Michael Bostick
Tom Shadyac
Jim Brubaker
Barry Fanaro
Alexander Payne
Dean Semler
Michael Dilbeck
Musical Direction/Supervision
Brooks Arthur
Musical Direction/Supervision
Rupert Gregson-Williams
Composer (Music Score)
Jeff Gourson
Perry Andelin Blake
Production Designer
Alan Au
Supervising Art Director
Nick Swardson
Kevin Grady
Allen Covert
Lew Gallo
Executive Producer
Barry Bernardi
Executive Producer
Ryan Kavanaugh
Executive Producer
Ellen Lutter
Costume Designer
Gary Fettis
Set Decorator
Thomas D. Causey
Sound/Sound Designer
Roger Mussenden
David Bach
Supervising Sound Editor
Elmo Weber
Supervising Sound Editor
Perry Andelin Blake
Second Unit Director