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Shakes the ClownShakes the Clown (1991)
Dir. Bobcat Goldthwait
Feat. Bobcat Goldthwait, Robin Williams, Julie Brown
Bobcat stars in his own zany tale of a clown who juggles various crises – job, girl, drinking problem, murder charge – in a town infested…
AirheadsAirheads (1993)
Dir. Michael Lehmann
Feat. Steve Buscemi, Brendan Fraser, Adam Sandler
Three frustrated metal–heads hold a radio–station to ransom in a vain attempt to get their music played and become rock stars. The cool…
Billy MadisonBilly Madison (1995) Recommended
Dir. Tamra Davis
Feat. Adam Sandler
Former Saturday Night Live comic Adam Sandler unveils his particular talent for crude buffoonery as a spoiled rich–kid who must go through his…
Happy GilmoreHappy Gilmore (1996) Recommended
Feat. Adam Sandler, Christopher McDonald, Julie Bowen
After a couple of false strokes, standup humourist hits par with this golfing comedy, playing a teenage sociopath–cum–golf natural, who…
Wedding Singer, TheWedding Singer, The (1998) Recommended
Dir. Frank Coraci
Feat. Drew Barrymore, Adam Sandler
Slightly premature 80s nostalgia comedy, though the benefit of hindsight makes amends on much of the genuine article (PRETTY IN PINK et al). This…
Waterboy, The (1999)
Dir. Frank Coraci
Feat. Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates, Henry Winkler
Soggy vehicle for Adam Sandler trades in the above–par comic strokes of HAPPY GILMORE for clunky, witless padding of Gridiron. Sandler's…
Big Daddy (1999)
Dir. Dennis Dugan
Feat. Adam Sandler, Joey Lauren Adams
Dysfunctional but lovable oaf Adam Sandler adopts a five–year–old boy in order to impress girlfriend Joey Lauren Adams. Cue life lessons…
Little NickyLittle Nicky (2001)
Dir. Steven Brill
Feat. Adam Sandler, Harvey Keitel, Dana Carvey
More comic infantilism from Adam Sandler inc., with the 'star' doing a variation on his contrived twitchy–whiny schtick as a goofy son of Satan…
America's Funniest ComediansAmerica's Funniest Comedians (2001)
Feat. Adam Sandler, Jerry Seinfeld, Jim Carrey
Broad, retrospective compilation of live stand–up routines from America’s crème de la crème of comedy talent. Volume 1 – Adam Sandler,…
Mr. DeedsMr. Deeds (2002)
Dir. Steven Brill
Feat. Adam Sandler, Winona Ryder, John Turturro
Spoofy remake of Frank Capra’s MR DEEDS GOES TO TOWN with Adam Sandler playing a smalltime pizza–man who inherits $40 billion and sets…
Punch-Drunk LovePunch-Drunk Love (2002)
Dir. Paul Thomas Anderson
Feat. Adam Sandler, Emily Watson, Philip Seymour Hoffman
Popular mainstream comic Adam Sandler takes a left turn for the director of MAGNOLIA and BOOGIE NIGHTS in this doggedly off–beat yet beguiling…
Anger ManagementAnger Management (2003)
Dir. Peter Segal
Feat. Adam Sandler, Jack Nicholson, Marisa Tomei
Well–managed ‘therapy’ comedy in which a mild mannered Adam Sandler is delivered by court–order into the hands of lunatic…
50 First Dates50 First Dates (2004)
Dir. Peter Segal
Feat. Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore, Rob Schneider
A curious Hawaiian–set romcom with marine biologist Sandler wooing Barrymore – trouble is she has short–term amnesia (because of an…
SpanglishSpanglish (2004)
Dir. James L. Brooks
Feat. Adam Sandler, Paz Vega, Tea Leoni
A Mexican maid (Vega) is inducted into the Bel Air household of a celebrity chef (Sandler) and his dysfunctional family, in this cheerfully sour…
Longest Yard, TheLongest Yard, The (2005)
Dir. Peter Segal
Feat. Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, Burt Reynolds
Irreverent remake of the 1974 classic, in which a star grid–iron quarterback lands in prison and organises the inmates for a…
ClickClick (2006)
Dir. Frank Coraci
Feat. Adam Sandler, Kate Beckinsale, Christopher Walken
Clever high–concept farce has Adam Sandler continue his recent low–key run playing a 'married & harried' architect who inadvertantly…
Reign Over MeReign Over Me (2007)
Dir. Mike Binder
Feat. Adam Sandler, Don Cheadle, Liv Tyler
Soulful human drama that examines the channeling of grief and the need for outlets, with Adam Sandler playing it straight as a man who lost his…
I Now Pronounce You Chuck and LarryI Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry (2007)
Dir. Dennis Dugan
Feat. Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Jessica Biel
Broad 'dude' comedy effort from Adam Sandler (and co.) in which a very het. New York City fireman marries his best buddy to benefit from benefit…
You Don't Mess With The ZohanYou Don't Mess With The Zohan (2008)
Dir. Dennis Dugan
Feat. Adam Sandler, John Turturro, Rob Schneider
Banned by censors in Egypt, Lebanon and the United Arab Emirates, this trademark silly Adam Sandler vehicle stars him as a former Israeli army agent…
Bedtime StoriesBedtime Stories (2008) Recommended
Dir. Adam Shankman
Feat. Adam Sandler, Keri Russell, Guy Pearce
Sure–fire Disney high–concept comedy starring Adam Sandler as a baby–sitting uncle whose bedtime stories start to influence his…
Funny PeopleFunny People (2009)
Dir. Judd Apatow
Feat. Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen, Leslie Mann
Judd Apatow (KNOCKED UP) helms this muddled comedy about a lonely but successful stand–up comedian (Sandler) who discovers he has an incurable…
Grown UpsGrown Ups (2010)
Dir. Dennis Dugan
Feat. Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Chris Rock
A staple "bros before hoes" flick with Adam Sandler leading his chums through a wild weekend of beach house hi–jinks in honour of their high…
Just Go With ItJust Go With It (2011)
Dir. Dennis Dugan
Feat. Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston, Nicole Kidman
Standard comedy fare with Adam Sandler convincing his assistant to pretend to be his ex–wife in order to cover up a lie.
Jack and JillJack and Jill (2011)
Dir. Dennis Dugan
Feat. Adam Sandler, Al Pacino, Katie Holmes
Adam Sandler moves into 'Eddie Murphy' phase in this crass, disagreeable comedy about repugnant identical twins forced to spend Thanksgiving together…
That's My BoyThat's My Boy (2012)
Dir. Sean Anders
Feat. Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Leighton Meester
A foulmouthed adolescent comedy about a man–child (Sandler, naturally) who squandered his role as a teenage father, only to have his estranged…
Hotel TransylvaniaHotel Transylvania (2012)
Dir. Genndy Tartakovsky
Feat. Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez
Dracula, owner of a lavish "five–stake" resort, invites Frankenstein, the Mummy, the Invisible Man, the Werewolf to the 118th birthday of his…
Grown Ups 2Grown Ups 2 (2013)
Dir. Dennis Dugan
Feat. Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Chris Rock
For persistent crimes against cinema, humour and — possibly even humanity itself — Dennis Dugan , j’accuse! A jobbing…
BlendedBlended (2014)
Dir. Frank Coraci
Feat. Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore, Terry Crews
After a blind date from hell, two single parents find themselves unexpectedly stuck together on an African Safari vacation spot. Pretty much…
Men, Women and ChildrenMen, Women and Children (2014)
Dir. Jason Reitman
Feat. Adam Sandler, Rosemarie DeWitt, Jennifer Garner
Topical drama concerning a group of high school teenagers and their parents as they attempt to navigate the many ways the internet has changed their…
Cobbler, TheCobbler, The (2014)
Dir. Tom McCarthy
Feat. Adam Sandler, Dan Stevens, Ellen Barkin
The director of THE STATION AGENT and THE VISITOR helms this slice of magic realism about a frustrated shoemaker who finds a magical sewing machine…
PixelsPixels (2015)
Dir. Chris Columbus
Feat. Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Michelle Monaghan
Adam Sandler and pals must use their old–school gaming skills to save the world after aliens misinterpret video feeds of classic arcade games…
Hotel Transylvania 2Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015)
Dir. Genndy Tartakovsky
Feat. Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez
More monster mayhem in this fun follow–up to the hit family comedy. This time Dracula and his friends try to bring out the monster in his half…

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