The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler Films
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The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler

List Criteria: Movies that star Adam Sandler

Differentiating between the best Adam Sandler movies and the worst Adam Sandler movies can be a simple matter of taste (or lack thereof) which is completely subject to interpretation. No one is ever going to accuse Adam Sandler of having movies that rank in the best movies ever, but there are at least a few Adam Sandler movies that can be ranked with the funniest movies of all time, so perhaps it's best to focus there.

Many consider Adam Sandler to be an idiot genius (or idiot/genius...or just an idiot), but the guy makes some funny movies. Happy Gilmore and Billy Madison, which came right at the start of Sandler's film career, are comic legends. On the other side of the legend coin are movies like Jack & Jill which are just legendary for sweeping the

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    Jon Stewart, Steve Buscemi, Joseph Bologna

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    Fairuza Balk, Henry Winkler, Todd Holland

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    Steve Buscemi, Jon Lovitz, Robert Smigel

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    Chris Farley, Steve Buscemi, Robert Smigel

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    Maya Rudolph, Dan Aykroyd, Adam Sandler

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    Lynne Thigpen, Marisa Tomei, Clint Black

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    Maria Bello, Steve Buscemi, David Spade

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    Al Sharpton, John Turturro, John McEnroe

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    David Hasselhoff, Christopher Walken, Kate Beckinsale

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    John Goodman, Richard Chamberlain, Steve Buscemi

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    Courteney Cox, Keri Russell, Kathryn Joosten

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    Dave Matthews, John Turturro, Henry Winkler

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    Jon Lovitz, Adam Sandler, Ann Wilson

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    Fran Drescher, Cee Lo Green, Steve Buscemi

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    Emily Watson, Robert Smigel, Philip Seymour Hoffman

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    Chris Farley, Harold Ramis, Steve Buscemi

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    Jada Pinkett Smith, Liv Tyler, Don Cheadle

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    Shaquille O'Neal, Maria Bello, Steve Buscemi

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    Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore

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    Ed Asner, Henriette Mantel, Scott Wilson

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    Don Rickles, Jon Favreau filmography, Maya Rudolph

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    Damon Wayans, James Farentino, Adam Sandler

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    David Spade, Jon Lovitz, William Daniels

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    Chris Farley, Ellen DeGeneres, Sinbad

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    Shaquille O'Neal, John McEnroe, David Spade

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    Michelle Branch, Ashlee Simpson, Rachel McAdams

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    Fred Armisen, Cees Geel, Rachel Stevens

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    Colin Hanks, Rumer Willis, Nick Swardson

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    Jon Stewart, Haley Joel Osment, Madeline Kahn

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    Caroll Spinney, Michael Stipe, Jason Mraz

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    Kathy Griffin, Florence Henderson, Adam Sandler

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    Chris Farley, Don Rickles, John Goodman

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