Adam Sandler

Adam Sandler (born September 9, 1966) is an American actor, comedian, and producer. At seventeen, he took his first step towards becoming a stand-up comedian when he took the stage at a Boston comedy club. He regularly performed in clubs and at universities while attending New York University. In 1987, he got a recurring role on The Cosby Show. While working at a comedy club in Los Angeles, he recommended to Saturday Night Live producer Lorne Michaels by Dennis Miller. Sandler was a cast member from 1991 to 1995. After Saturday Night Live, Sandler went on to star in movies such as Airheads, Happy Gilmore, Billy Madison, and Big Daddy. He has also starred in Mr. Deeds, Eight Crazy Nights, and Punch-Drunk Love. He also writes and produces many of his other films and has composed songs for several of them, including The Wedding Singer. Sandler has had several of his songs placed on the Billboard charts, including The Chanukah Song.

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Grown Ups 2 (2013)

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Lenny has relocated his family back to the small town where he and his friends grew up. This time around, the grown ups are the ones learning lessons from their kids on a day notoriously full of surprises—the last day of school.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dennis Dugan
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Kevin James  •  Chris Rock  •  David Spade

Lenny has relocated his family back to the small town where he and his friends grew up. This time around, the grown ups are the ones learning lessons from their kids on a day notoriously full of surprises—the last day of school.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dennis Dugan
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Kevin James  •  Chris Rock  •  David Spade

Grown Ups (2010)

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After their high school basketball coach passes away, five good friends and former teammates reunite for a Fourth of July holiday weekend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dennis Dugan
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Salma Hayek  •  Maria Bello  •  Steve Buscemi

After their high school basketball coach passes away, five good friends and former teammates reunite for a Fourth of July holiday weekend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dennis Dugan
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Salma Hayek  •  Maria Bello  •  Steve Buscemi

50 First Dates (2004)

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Henry is a player skilled at seducing women. But when this veterinarian meets Lucy, a girl with a quirky problem when it comes to total recall, he realizes it's possible to fall in love all over again…and again, and again. That's because the delightful Lucy has no ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Segal
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Drew Barrymore  •  Rob Schneider  •  Sean Astin

Henry is a player skilled at seducing women. But when this veterinarian meets Lucy, a girl with a quirky problem when it comes to total recall, he realizes it's possible to fall in love all over again…and again, and again. That's because the delightful Lucy has no ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Segal
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Drew Barrymore  •  Rob Schneider  •  Sean Astin

Airheads (1994)

The Lone Rangers have heavy-metal dreams and a single demo tape they can't get anyone to play. The solution: Hijack an AM rock station and hold the deejays hostage until they agree to broadcast the band's tape.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Lehmann
CAST:  Brendan Fraser  •  Steve Buscemi  •  Adam Sandler  •  Chris Farley

The Lone Rangers have heavy-metal dreams and a single demo tape they can't get anyone to play. The solution: Hijack an AM rock station and hold the deejays hostage until they agree to broadcast the band's tape.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Lehmann
CAST:  Brendan Fraser  •  Steve Buscemi  •  Adam Sandler  •  Chris Farley

Anger Management (2003)

After a small misunderstanding aboard an airplane escalates out of control, timid businessman Dave Buznik is ordered by the court to undergo anger management therapy at the hands of specialist Dr. Buddy Rydell. But when Buddy steps up his aggressive treatment by ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Segal
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Jack Nicholson  •  Marisa Tomei  •  Luis Guzmán

After a small misunderstanding aboard an airplane escalates out of control, timid businessman Dave Buznik is ordered by the court to undergo anger management therapy at the hands of specialist Dr. Buddy Rydell. But when Buddy steps up his aggressive treatment by ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Segal
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Jack Nicholson  •  Marisa Tomei  •  Luis Guzmán

Big Daddy (1999)

A lazy law school grad adopts a kid to impress his girlfriend, but everything doesn't go as planned and he becomes the unlikely foster father.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dennis Dugan
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Joey Lauren Adams  •  Jon Stewart  •  Cole Sprouse

A lazy law school grad adopts a kid to impress his girlfriend, but everything doesn't go as planned and he becomes the unlikely foster father.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dennis Dugan
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Joey Lauren Adams  •  Jon Stewart  •  Cole Sprouse

Billy Madison (1995)

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Billy Madison is the 27 year-old son of Bryan Madison, a very rich man who has made his living in the hotel industry. Billy stands to inherit his father's empire, but only if he can make it through all 12 grades, 2 weeks per grade, to prove that he has what it ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tamra Davis
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Darren McGavin  •  Bridgette Wilson  •  Bradley Whitford

Billy Madison is the 27 year-old son of Bryan Madison, a very rich man who has made his living in the hotel industry. Billy stands to inherit his father's empire, but only if he can make it through all 12 grades, 2 weeks per grade, to prove that he has what it ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tamra Davis
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Darren McGavin  •  Bridgette Wilson  •  Bradley Whitford

Bulletproof (1996)

An undercover police officer named Rock Keats befriends a drug dealer and car thief named Archie Moses in a bid to catch the villainous drug lord Frank Coltan. But the only problem is that Keats is a cop, his real name is Jack Carter, and he is working undercover ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ernest R. Dickerson
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  James Caan  •  Jeep Swenson  •  Damon Wayans

An undercover police officer named Rock Keats befriends a drug dealer and car thief named Archie Moses in a bid to catch the villainous drug lord Frank Coltan. But the only problem is that Keats is a cop, his real name is Jack Carter, and he is working undercover ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ernest R. Dickerson
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  James Caan  •  Jeep Swenson  •  Damon Wayans

Click (2006)

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A married workaholic, Michael Newman doesn't have time for his wife and children, not if he's to impress his ungrateful boss and earn a well-deserved promotion. So when he meets Morty, a loopy sales clerk, he gets the answer to his prayers: a magical remote that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Coraci
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Kate Beckinsale  •  Christopher Walken  •  David Hasselhoff

A married workaholic, Michael Newman doesn't have time for his wife and children, not if he's to impress his ungrateful boss and earn a well-deserved promotion. So when he meets Morty, a loopy sales clerk, he gets the answer to his prayers: a magical remote that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Coraci
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Kate Beckinsale  •  Christopher Walken  •  David Hasselhoff

Coneheads (1993)

A pair of aliens arrive on Earth to prepare for invasion, but crash instead. With enormous cone-shaped heads, robotlike walks and an appetite for toilet paper, aliens Beldar and Prymatt don't exactly blend in with the population of Paramus, N.J. But for some reason ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Barron
CAST:  Robert Knott  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  Jane Curtin  •  Sinbad

A pair of aliens arrive on Earth to prepare for invasion, but crash instead. With enormous cone-shaped heads, robotlike walks and an appetite for toilet paper, aliens Beldar and Prymatt don't exactly blend in with the population of Paramus, N.J. But for some reason ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Barron
CAST:  Robert Knott  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  Jane Curtin  •  Sinbad

Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo (2005)

Deuce Bigalow goes to Amsterdam after a little accident including two irritating kids and a bunch of aggressive dolphins. There he meets up with his old friend T.J. Hicks. But a mysterious killer starts killing some of Amsterdam's finest gigolos and T.J. is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Bigelow
CAST:  Rob Schneider  •  Eddie Griffin  •  Jeroen Krabbé  •  Til Schweiger

Deuce Bigalow goes to Amsterdam after a little accident including two irritating kids and a bunch of aggressive dolphins. There he meets up with his old friend T.J. Hicks. But a mysterious killer starts killing some of Amsterdam's finest gigolos and T.J. is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Bigelow
CAST:  Rob Schneider  •  Eddie Griffin  •  Jeroen Krabbé  •  Til Schweiger

Eight Crazy Nights (2002)

Davey Stone, a 33-year old party animal, finds himself in trouble with the law after his wild ways go too far.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Seth Kearsley
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Jackie Sandler  •  Kevin Nealon  •  Austin Stout

Davey Stone, a 33-year old party animal, finds himself in trouble with the law after his wild ways go too far.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Seth Kearsley
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Jackie Sandler  •  Kevin Nealon  •  Austin Stout

Happy Gilmore (1996)

Failed hockey player-turned-golf whiz Happy Gilmore -- whose unconventional approach and antics on the grass courts the ire of rival Shooter McGavin -- is determined to win a PGA tournament so he can save his granny's house with the prize money. Meanwhile, an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dennis Dugan
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Christopher McDonald  •  Julie Bowen  •  Frances Bay

Failed hockey player-turned-golf whiz Happy Gilmore -- whose unconventional approach and antics on the grass courts the ire of rival Shooter McGavin -- is determined to win a PGA tournament so he can save his granny's house with the prize money. Meanwhile, an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dennis Dugan
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Christopher McDonald  •  Julie Bowen  •  Frances Bay

Little Nicky (2000)

After the lord of darkness decides he will not cede his throne to any of his three sons, the two most powerful of them escape to Earth to create a kingdom for themselves. This action closes the portal filtering sinful souls to Hell and causes Satan to wither away. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Brill
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Patricia Arquette  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Rhys Ifans

After the lord of darkness decides he will not cede his throne to any of his three sons, the two most powerful of them escape to Earth to create a kingdom for themselves. This action closes the portal filtering sinful souls to Hell and causes Satan to wither away. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Brill
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Patricia Arquette  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Rhys Ifans

Mixed Nuts (1994)

The events of a crisis hotline business on one crazy night during the Christmas holidays.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nora Ephron
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Madeline Kahn  •  Robert Klein  •  Anthony LaPaglia

The events of a crisis hotline business on one crazy night during the Christmas holidays.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nora Ephron
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Madeline Kahn  •  Robert Klein  •  Anthony LaPaglia

Mr. Deeds (2002)

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When Longfellow Deeds, a small-town pizzeria owner and poet, inherits $40 billion from his deceased uncle, he quickly begins rolling in a different kind of dough. Moving to the big city, Deeds finds himself besieged by opportunists all gunning for their piece of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Brill
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Winona Ryder  •  John Turturro  •  Allen Covert

When Longfellow Deeds, a small-town pizzeria owner and poet, inherits $40 billion from his deceased uncle, he quickly begins rolling in a different kind of dough. Moving to the big city, Deeds finds himself besieged by opportunists all gunning for their piece of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Brill
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Winona Ryder  •  John Turturro  •  Allen Covert

Pauly Shore Is Dead (2003)

Hollywood comedian/actor Pauly Shore loses everything: his house, nobody in Hollywood wants to represent him, he moves back home with his mom and is now parking cars at the Comedy Store. Then one night when he's up in his mom's loft, a dead famous comedian appears ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pauly Shore
CAST:  Jaime Bergman  •  Todd Bridges  •  Don Jamieson  •  Pauly Shore

Hollywood comedian/actor Pauly Shore loses everything: his house, nobody in Hollywood wants to represent him, he moves back home with his mom and is now parking cars at the Comedy Store. Then one night when he's up in his mom's loft, a dead famous comedian appears ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pauly Shore
CAST:  Jaime Bergman  •  Todd Bridges  •  Don Jamieson  •  Pauly Shore

Punch-Drunk Love (2002)

A socially awkward and volatile small business owner meets the love of his life after being threatened by a gang of scammers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Thomas Anderson
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Emily Watson  •  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  Luis Guzmán

A socially awkward and volatile small business owner meets the love of his life after being threatened by a gang of scammers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Thomas Anderson
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Emily Watson  •  Philip Seymour Hoffman  •  Luis Guzmán

Spanglish (2004)

Mexican immigrant and single mother Flor Moreno finds housekeeping work with Deborah and John Clasky, a well-off couple with two children of their own. When Flor admits she can't handle the schedule because of her daughter, Cristina, Deborah decides they should ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James L. Brooks
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Téa Leoni  •  Paz Vega  •  Cloris Leachman

Mexican immigrant and single mother Flor Moreno finds housekeeping work with Deborah and John Clasky, a well-off couple with two children of their own. When Flor admits she can't handle the schedule because of her daughter, Cristina, Deborah decides they should ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James L. Brooks
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Téa Leoni  •  Paz Vega  •  Cloris Leachman

The Animal (2001)

When loser Marvin Mange is involved in a horrible car accident, he's brought back to life by a deranged scientist as half man and half animal. His newfound powers are awesome -- but their adverse side effects could take over his life. Now, Marvin must fight to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luke Greenfield
CAST:  Rob Schneider  •  Colleen Haskell  •  John C. McGinley  •  Ed Asner

When loser Marvin Mange is involved in a horrible car accident, he's brought back to life by a deranged scientist as half man and half animal. His newfound powers are awesome -- but their adverse side effects could take over his life. Now, Marvin must fight to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luke Greenfield
CAST:  Rob Schneider  •  Colleen Haskell  •  John C. McGinley  •  Ed Asner
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