Go for Zucker! (Alles auf Zucker!) (2006)



Critic Consensus: While a German comedy is a bit of a novelty for American audiences, the lowbrow humor on display in Go For Zucker is only mildly amusing.

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Movie Info

Down on his luck, conniving pool shark Jaeckie Zucker must make up with his estranged Orthodox Jewish brother Samuel in order to meet the terms of his mother's inheritance - the only thing that could save him from jail, ruin and divorce. But as Samuel and his entire clan move into Jaeckie's chaotic household, a clash of civilizations is inevitable, and Jaeckie's going to need every trick he can think of to make things go smoothly.

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Art House & International, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Dani Levy, Holger Franke
In Theaters:
On DVD: Sep 19, 2006
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as Jakob 'Jaeckie Zucke...

as Jaeckie Zucker

as Marlene Zuckermann

as Samuel Zuckermann

as Golda Zuckermann

as Thomas Zuckermann

as Jana Zuckermann
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Critic Reviews for Go for Zucker! (Alles auf Zucker!)

All Critics (42) | Top Critics (18)

A fine farce about discovering the meaning of 'family' under peculiar circumstances.

Full Review… | August 4, 2006
Seattle Times
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Zany Zucker proves that 'German comedy' is no oxymoron, and that the country can at last find humor in its cultural and religious divide.

July 13, 2006
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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A character-driven entertainment that stays just the right side of purely physical farce.

Full Review… | April 6, 2006
Top Critic

A diverting, mildly entertaining movie, far short of provoking the controversy (or hysterical laughter) it apparently prompted during its release in Germany.

Full Review… | April 6, 2006
Chicago Tribune
Top Critic

Go for Zucker! has one comic trope our capitalist society can definitely understand: the restorative power of a cash bonanza.

Full Review… | March 25, 2006
Los Angeles Times
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Although Go for Zucker begins with the title character running, the movie just isn't up to speed.

Full Review… | March 3, 2006
San Francisco Chronicle
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Audience Reviews for Go for Zucker! (Alles auf Zucker!)


I was actually initially inclined to turn it off and not finish it, but about twenty minutes in, I was glad I gave it a chance. An oddly funny family "tragicomedy," if you will.

Mariana Arevalo

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