Yes Man

Synopsis: Carl Allen is at a standstill. No future... Until the day he enrolls into a personal development program based on a very simple idea: say yes to everything! Carl discovers with amazement the magical power of "Yes", and sees his professional and romantic life turned upside down overnight: an unexpected promotion and a new girlfriend. But he'll soon discover that better can be good's enemy, and that all opportunities shouldn't be taken.
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Director(s): Peyton Reed
Production: Warner Bros. Pictures/Village Roadshow
  3 wins & 8 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
104 min

- I have to go to work, but thanks.

A good show tonight.

Come check us out.

Hey man, want to rock out tonight?

Oh, it's you. Let me guess, no?

- Yes


- No, I meant 'yes' to your 'no'.

Oh, yeah, fine.

No, thank you.

Costume party?

- Yea... No.

Oh boy.

Here we go.

Carl Allen has reported for duty?

I'm not a soldier, Norman.

You are a soldier

on the front line of finance.

Norman - Line 1.

You want to get that in the privacy of your office?

- No, I'll just get it here.

You're with Norman.

Are you sure, because ...


Whatever you say.

Remember that promotion we were talking about?


That's not going to happen.

I tried to fight for you

on the phone there.

It was between you and

Demco and they went with Demco.

I don't care.

I didn't really want the job badly.

I just figured after 5 years I'd be the

logical choice, but whatever.

Well hey, look at it this way.

At least you didn't get shitcanned.

You know what that means?

- Fired?

Oh, how did you know what that means?

You heard me say that before?

No, it's a pretty common expression.

In my circles. I made it up.

It is catching on.

This will cheer you up

I'm having a get-together at my place.

It's a funny hat and/or wig party.

Oh, man!

Sucks I'm going to be out of town.

You don't know what day it is.

- When is it?


- I'm out of town.

You spoke at the same time I did.

It was almost as if you were committed to what

you said regardless of what I was going to say.


I admit business has been slow.

I mean, there's a lot less demand

for a small rollerblade shop,

what with Big 5 and Sport's Chalet,

but my designs are going to

revolutionize the roller industry

I know Marv,

but you have no equity.

And your credit ...

- It's bad

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Nicholas Stoller

Nicholas Stoller (born 19 March 1976) is a British-American filmmaker. He is known mainly for directing the 2008 comedy Forgetting Sarah Marshall, its 2010 spin-off/sequel, Get Him to the Greek, Neighbors (2014), its 2016 sequel Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising, co-writing and executive producing The Muppets and Muppets Most Wanted, and writing and directing Storks (2016). more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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