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The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler 

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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. 

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Happy Gilmore is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
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
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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#94 of 1,007 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films #344 of 599 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made

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The Wedding Singer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
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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#222 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #96 of 1,007 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films

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Big Daddy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
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 Waterboy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
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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#73 of 1,007 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Filmsfeaturing The Most Hilarious Quotes From 'The Waterboy'listed on The Highest Grossing 90s Movies

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50 First Dates is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
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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#162 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #150 of 1,007 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Filmsfeaturing 50 First Dates Isn't Romantic - It's About A Guy Who Takes Advantage Of A Disabled Woman

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Mr Deeds is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
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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Just Go With It is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
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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The Longest Yard is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
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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#216 of 1,007 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films #32 of 97 The Greatest Movie Remakes of All Time

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Click is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
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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#341 of 625 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Movies #41 of 292 The Top Tearjerker Movies That Make Men Cry

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Grown Ups is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
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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#994 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #639 of 1,007 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films

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Anger Management is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
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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I Now Pronounce You Chuc... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
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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Hotel Transylvania is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
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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#84 of 589 The Best Animated Films Ever #110 of 116 The Scariest Giant Monster Movies

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Little Nicky is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
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) 16 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
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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#1,304 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #753 of 1,007 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films

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Airheads is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
Adam Sandler, Brendan Fraser, Steve Buscemi
Airheads is a 1994 American 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 stage a ...more

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#624 of 1,699 The Most Rewatchable Movies #552 of 1,007 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films #396 of 1,198 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time

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Pixels is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
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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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Blended is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
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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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Saturday Night Live: The... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best and Worst 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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The Benchwarmers is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
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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Eight Crazy Nights is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
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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Grown Ups 2 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
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
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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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Coneheads is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler
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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