Max (I) (2002)

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A film studying the depiction of a friendship between an art dealer named Rothman and his student, Adolf Hitler.




  • Amanda Peet at an event for Max (2002)
  • John Cusack in Max (2002)
  • John Cusack in Max (2002)
  • John Cusack and Molly Parker in Max (2002)
  • John Cusack at an event for Max (2002)
  • John Cusack and Leelee Sobieski at an event for Max (2002)

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12 February 2003 | CinemaParadisco
"Come on Hitler, I'll buy you a lemonade"
This movie was fantastic if you are open minded enough to view it with a "what if" attitude. Of course there are plenty of people out there complaining because they cannot separate fiction from reality and entertain the idea of Hitler having taken a different path. However, this movie is worth seeing. Great performances by Cusack(Max Rothman) and Noah Taylor(Adolph Hitler).

Also people always wonder how Hitler could be so influential if he was so whacko and the movie gives a great insight as to how it might have happened.

If for no other reason, the movie is worth seeing just to hear the line "Come on Hitler, I'll buy you a lemonade..."

I never would have guessed I'd hear that line in a million years.

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Release Date:

20 June 2003



Country of Origin

Hungary, Canada, UK

Filming Locations

Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands

Box Office


$11,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$30,157 29 December 2002

Gross USA:


Cumulative Worldwide Gross:


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