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List Rules 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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Happy Gilmore is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
Happy Gilmore Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller, Julie Bowen Happy Gilmore is a 1996 sports comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan and produced by Robert Simonds. It stars Adam Sandler as the title character, an unsuccessful ice hockey player who discovers ...more

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Billy Madison is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
Billy Madison Adam Sandler, Steve Buscemi, Chris Farley Billy Madison is a 1995 American family comedy film directed by Tamra Davis. It stars Adam Sandler in the title role, along with Bradley Whitford, Bridgette Wilson, Norm Macdonald, and Darren ...more

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The Waterboy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
The Waterboy Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates, Rob Schneider The Waterboy is a 1998 American sports/comedy film directed by Frank Coraci, starring Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates, Fairuza Balk, Henry Winkler, Jerry Reed, Larry Gilliard, Jr., Blake Clark, Peter ...more

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Big Daddy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
Big Daddy Adam Sandler, Jon Stewart, Steve Buscemi Big Daddy is a 1999 American comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan and starring Adam Sandler. The film was produced by Robert Simonds and released on June 25, 1999, by Columbia Pictures where it ...more

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The Wedding Singer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
The Wedding Singer Drew Barrymore, Adam Sandler, Steve Buscemi The Wedding Singer is a 1998 romantic comedy film written by Tim Herlihy and directed by Frank Coraci. It stars Adam Sandler as a wedding singer in the 1980s and Drew Barrymore as a waitress ...more

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50 First Dates is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
50 First Dates Drew Barrymore, Adam Sandler, Dan Aykroyd 50 First Dates is a 2004 American romantic comedy film directed by Peter Segal and written by George Wing. The film stars Adam Sandler as a lothario veterinarian and Drew Barrymore as an ...more

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Mr Deeds is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
Mr Deeds Adam Sandler, Winona Ryder, Steve Buscemi Mr. Deeds is a 2002 American comedy film directed by Steven Brill and starring Adam Sandler and Winona Ryder. The movie is a remake of the 1936 Frank Capra film Mr. Deeds Goes to Town, and also ...more

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Grown Ups is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
Grown Ups Salma Hayek, Adam Sandler, Chris Rock Grown Ups is a 2010 American buddy comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan, and written by Adam Sandler, who also stars in this film. Besides Sandler, the film co-stars Kevin James, Chris Rock, ...more

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Anger Management is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
Anger Management Jack Nicholson, Adam Sandler, Heather Graham Anger Management is a 2003 American slapstick comedy film directed by Peter Segal, written by David S. Dorfman, and starring Adam Sandler, Jack Nicholson, and Marisa Tomei . It was produced by ...more

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Click is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
Click Kate Beckinsale, Christopher Walken, David Hasselhoff Click is a 2006 American science fiction comedy-drama film directed by Frank Coraci, written by Steve Koren and Mark O'Keefe, and produced by Adam Sandler, who also starred in the lead role. The ...more

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The Longest Yard is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
The Longest Yard Adam Sandler, Courteney Cox, Chris Rock The Longest Yard is a 2005 American sports comedy film, a remake of the 1974 film of the same name. Adam Sandler plays the protagonist, Paul Crewe, a disgraced former professional quarterback ...more

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Just Go With It is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
Just Go With It Jennifer Aniston, Nicole Kidman, Brooklyn Decker Just Go with It is a 2011 American romantic comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan, and produced by Adam Sandler, who also starred in the film. The film co-stars Jennifer Aniston, Nicole Kidman, ...more

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I Now Pronounce You Chuck and ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry Jessica Biel, Adam Sandler, John Goodman I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry is a 2007 American comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan, written by Barry Fanaro, and starring Adam Sandler and Kevin James as the title characters Chuck ...more

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Little Nicky is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
Little Nicky Reese Witherspoon, Ozzy Osbourne, Adam Sandler Little Nicky is a 2000 American comedy film directed by Steven Brill. It stars Adam Sandler as Nicky, a son of Satan.

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Bedtime Stories is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
Bedtime Stories Adam Sandler, Courteney Cox, Carmen Electra Bedtime Stories is a 2008 American family-fantasy-comedy film directed by Adam Shankman that stars Adam Sandler in his first appearance in a family-oriented film. Sandler's production company ...more

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Hotel Transylvania is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
Hotel Transylvania Selena Gomez, Adam Sandler, Snoop Dogg Hotel Transylvania is a 2012 American 3D computer animated fantasy comedy film produced by Sony Pictures Animation. It was directed by Genndy Tartakovsky, the creator of Samurai Jack, Dexter's ...more

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Saturday Night Live: The Best ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Adam Sandler Adam Sandler Saturday Night Live: The Best of Adam Sandler is a compilation of Adam Sandler's most popular skits and sketches in the long-running television variety show produced by Lorne Michaels on ...more

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Eight Crazy Nights is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
Eight Crazy Nights Adam Sandler, Tyra Banks, Rob Schneider Eight Crazy Nights is a 2002 American adult animated musical comedy film directed by Seth Kearsley and produced, co-written by and starring Adam Sandler, in his first voice-acting role. Unlike ...more

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Airheads is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
Airheads Adam Sandler, Brendan Fraser, Steve Buscemi Airheads is a 1994 American crime-comedy film written by Rich Wilkes and directed by Michael Lehmann. It stars Brendan Fraser, Steve Buscemi and Adam Sandler as a band of loser musicians who ...more

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You Don't Mess with the Zohan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
You Don't Mess with the Zohan Mariah Carey, Adam Sandler, Chris Rock You Don't Mess with the Zohan is a 2008 American slapstick comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan and produced by Adam Sandler, who also starred in the film. You Don't Mess with the Zohan has ...more

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The Benchwarmers is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
The Benchwarmers James Earl Jones, David Spade, Rob Schneider The Benchwarmers is a 2006 American sports-comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan. It stars Rob Schneider, David Spade, and Jon Heder. It is produced by Revolution Studios and Happy Madison ...more

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Blended is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
MattBryant added Blended Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore Blended is an upcoming comedy film written by Ivan Menchell and Clare Sera and directed by Frank Coraci.

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Grown Ups 2 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
Grown Ups 2 Salma Hayek, Shaquille O'Neal, Adam Sandler Grown Ups 2 is a 2013 American buddy comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan, and also produced by Adam Sandler, who also starred in the film. It is the sequel to the 2010 film Grown Ups. The film ...more

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That's My Boy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
duker added That's My Boy Jerry Lewis, Dean Martin, Polly Bergen That's My Boy is a 1951 film starring the comedy team of Martin and Lewis and marked the first time that Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis actually had "roles" as opposed to previous efforts ...more

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Pixels is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
MattBryant added Pixels Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Josh Gad Pixels is a 2015 science fiction comedy film directed by Chris Columbus, based on the 2010 short film by Patrick Jean. When aliens misinterpret video feeds of classic arcade games as a ...more

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Bulletproof is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
Bulletproof Adam Sandler, James Caan, Monica Potter Bulletproof is a 1996 American action-comedy film directed by Ernest Dickerson, and starring Damon Wayans, Adam Sandler, James Caan, and Jeep Swenson.

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Coneheads is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
Coneheads Adam Sandler, Ellen DeGeneres, William Shatner Coneheads is a 1993 American science fiction comedy film based on the Saturday Night Live sketches about the Coneheads. The film was directed by Steve Barron and produced by Lorne Michaels. It ...more

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Paul Blart: Mall Cop is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
Paul Blart: Mall Cop Kevin James, Jayma Mays, Bobby Cannavale Paul Blart: Mall Cop is a 2009 American family-action comedy film directed by Steve Carr and co-written by Kevin James, who stars as the title character, Paul Blart. Filming began in February ...more

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The Animal is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
The Animal Adam Sandler, Rob Schneider, Ed Asner The Animal is a 2001 comedy film, starring Rob Schneider, Colleen Haskell, Ed Asner, and John C. McGinley. Schneider plays Marvin Mange, a man who is critically injured but unknown to him he is ...more

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Funny People is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
Funny People Eminem, Adam Sandler, Sarah Silverman Funny People is a 2009 American comedy-drama film written, produced and directed by Judd Apatow, and starring Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen, and Leslie Mann. The film was released on July 31, 2009 in ...more

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Spanglish is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
Spanglish Adam Sandler, Sarah Hyland, Téa Leoni Spanglish is a 2004 American comedy-drama film written and directed by James L. Brooks, and starring Adam Sandler, Paz Vega, and Téa Leoni. It was released in the United States on ...more

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Reign Over Me is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
Reign Over Me Adam Sandler, Liv Tyler, Jada Pinkett Smith In Reign Over Me, two former college roommates Charlie Fineman (Adam Sandler) and Alan Johnson (Don Cheadle) run into each other years later and rekindle their friendship. Charlie, who recently ...more

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Zookeeper is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
Zookeeper Sylvester Stallone, Cher, Adam Sandler Zookeeper is a 2011 American romantic comedy film starring Kevin James and featuring the voices of Nick Nolte, Sylvester Stallone, Adam Sandler, Judd Apatow, Cher, Jon Favreau, and Faizon Love. ...more

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The Hot Chick is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
The Hot Chick Rachel McAdams, Adam Sandler, Anna Faris The Hot Chick is a 2002 American comedy film about a teenage girl whose mind is magically swapped with that of a 30-year-old criminal. It was directed by Tom Brady and produced by John Schneider ...more

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Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo Adam Sandler, Kelly Brook, Rob Schneider Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo is the 2005 comedy sequel to the 1999 film Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo, from Happy Madison Productions. Rob Schneider returns in the role of a male prostitute Deuce ...more

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The House Bunny is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
The House Bunny Emma Stone, Kat Dennings, Anna Faris The House Bunny is a 2008 romantic comedy film directed by Fred Wolf, written by Kirsten Smith and Karen McCullah Lutz, and starring Anna Faris as a former Playboy bunny who signs up to be the ...more

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Punch-Drunk Love is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
Punch-Drunk Love Adam Sandler, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Emily Watson Punch-Drunk Love is a 2002 romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson and starring Adam Sandler, Emily Watson, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Luis ...more

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Jack and Jill is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
carlybobarly added Jack and Jill Johnny Depp, Katie Holmes, Shaquille O'Neal Jack and Jill is a 2011 comedy film written by Steve Koren, Robert Smigel, Ben Zook and directed by Dennis Dugan.

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Random User added The Do-over Adam Sandler, David Spade, Paula Patton The Do-Over is a 2016 American action comedy film directed by Steven Brill. Charlie (David Spade) and Max (Adam Sandler), decide to fake their own deaths and start over with new identities, only ...more

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The Cobbler is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
MattBryant added The Cobbler Adam Sandler, Dustin Hoffman, Steve Buscemi The Cobbler is a 2014 comedy film written by Thomas McCarthy, Paul Sado and directed by Thomas McCarthy.

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The Ridiculous 6 is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
LanaYoshii added The Ridiculous 6 Adam Sandler, Terry Crews, Jorge Garcia The Ridiculous 6 is a 2015 American Western comedy film directed by Frank Coraci and written by Tim Herlihy and Adam Sandler. It stars Sandler, Terry Crews, Jorge Garcia, Taylor Lautner, Rob ...more

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Dickie Roberts: Former Child S... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star Alyssa Milano, Dustin Diamond, Brendan Fraser Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star is a 2003 American comedy film directed by Sam Weisman and starring David Spade and Mary McCormack. Spade portrays a child actor who fell into obscurity as an ...more

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Dirty Work is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
Dirty Work Adam Sandler, Chevy Chase, Rebecca Romijn Dirty Work is a comedy buddy film starring Norm Macdonald, Artie Lange, Jack Warden, and Traylor Howard and directed by Bob Saget. In the film, long-time friends Mitch and Sam start a ...more

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Hotel Transylvania 2 is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
Hotel Transylvania 2 Selena Gomez, Steve Buscemi, Mel Brooks

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Mixed Nuts is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
Mixed Nuts Adam Sandler, Steve Martin, Jon Stewart Mixed Nuts is a 1994 American Christmas comedy film directed by Nora Ephron, based on the 1982 French comedy film, Le Père Noël est une ordure. Co-written by Ephron and her sister ...more

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Sesame Street: Singing with th... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
Sesame Street: Singing with the Stars Adam Sandler, Sheryl Crow, Ricky Gervais Dance and sing along with this star-studded special from Sesame Street! From Alicia Keys to the Dixie Chicks, Andrea Bocelli, Adam Sandler and more, this DVD will get your child moving! Includes ...more

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Confessions of a Teenage Drama... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen Lindsay Lohan, Megan Fox, Adam Sandler Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen is a 2004 American teen musical comedy film directed by Sara Sugarman and produced by Robert Shapiro and Matthew Hart for Walt Disney Pictures. It stars ...more

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Top Five is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
LanaYoshii added Top Five Chris Rock, Rosario Dawson, Gabrielle Union Top Five is a 2014 American comedy film written and directed by Chris Rock. The film, which stars Rock, Rosario Dawson, and Gabrielle Union, was screened in the Special Presentations section of ...more

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Going Overboard is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
Going Overboard Adam Sandler, Billy Bob Thornton, Milton Berle Going Overboard is a 1989 American comedy film released on May 11, 1989. It stars Adam Sandler in his film debut, Burt Young, Allen Covert, Billy Zane, Terry Moore, Milton Berle and Billy Bob ...more

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Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Sta... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star Christina Ricci, Jimmy Fallon, Pauly Shore Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star is a 2011 comedy film written by Adam Sandler, Allen Covert & Nick Swardson and directed by Tom Brandy.