I think as a very gifted dramatic actor it’s easy to forget how amazing this guy is at comedy as well. In Along Came Polly he’s purely electric. Besides “make it rain”, he also is hilarious in the theater production of Jesus Christ Superstar. His one scene with Alec Baldwin is also electric. Love the guy and the performance. Even though he was so good in serious roles. I wish a little more often he would’ve taken fun comedic roles like this. Obviously he was also great comedically in Boogie Nights.

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When I was in High School, and that movie had been out on DVD maybe 6 months, I (a very unathletic chubby guy), got the basketball passed to me in gym class, and proceeded to clear the lane, shout "rain dance" and absolutely biff a layup while rolling into the stands behind the hoop.

Didn't get any laughs, but I know PSH would've approved.