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Adam Sandler

Adam Sandler

Highest Rated: 93% The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) (2017)

Lowest Rated: Not Available

Birthday: Sep 9, 1966

Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA

Comedian, actor, writer and producer - as well as former "Saturday Night Live" (NBC, 1975- ) castmember - Adam Sandler was the man behind a genre of comedy blockbusters so closely associated with his formulaic wackiness that it eventually bore his name: "Adam Sandler movies." At the center of hits like "Billy Madison" (1995) and "The Waterboy" (1998) were Sandler's character creations - hapless, moronic, outsiders entangled in absurdly improbable circumstances. But critics be damned, the adolescent-skewed offerings proved to be box office gold and their creator repeated his success with endless variations on the same formula - including producing similar films starring good friends David Spade and Rob Schneider - before eventually branching out into something more substantial. First parlaying his vulnerable dimwit persona into romantic comedies like "The Wedding Singer" (1998), Sandler began to show subtler, more human shades in other people's works including Paul Thomas Anderson's "Punch-Drunk Love" (2002), for which he earned a Golden Globe nomination, and James L. Brooks' "Spanglish" (2004). With his tried-and-true formula beginning to lose audiences to "smarter" comedies, Sandler teamed with Judd Apatow for "You Don't Mess with the Zohan" (2008) and "Funny People" (2009), which saw Sandler delving deeper into acting than ever before. The comedian continued his softer direction with "Grown Ups" (2010), a reunion picture with many of his "SNL" buddies, and a warmhearted voiceover turn as a doting Dracula in "Hotel Transylvania" (2012) and its 2015 sequel. At the same time, Sandler continued making plenty of broad comedies such as "Jack and Jill" (2011) and the generation gap comedy "That's My Boy" (2012), before an ill-advised reunion with Drew Barrymore in "Blended" (2014), the critically-savaged science fiction comedy "Pixels" (2015) and a controversial western comedy, "The Ridiculous 6" (2015), threatened to undo all the goodwill he had gathered. However, a subdued performance in Noah Baumbach's "The Meyerowitz Stories" (2017) won critical plaudits at the 2017 Cannes Fiulm Festival, showing that Sandler was still capable of surprising critics and audiences alike. Adam Sandler's formula may have altered a bit through the years, but his heart stayed true to his particular brand of sweet-hearted, goofy comedy.

Highest rated movies

The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) Uncut Gems Punch-Drunk Love
I Am Chris Farley
Funny People The Wedding Singer
Reign Over Me
Happy Gilmore

Photos

Filmography

Movies

Credit
52% 44% Hubie Halloween Hubie Dubois (Character) - 2020
33% 50% The Wrong Missy Producer - 2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet Adam Sandler: Funny Guy Unknown (Character) - 2020
92% 52% Uncut Gems Howard Ratner (Character) $50.0M 2019
45% 43% Murder Mystery Nick Spitz (Character),
Producer
- 2019
90% 91% Adam Sandler: 100% Fresh Self,
Screenwriter
- 2018
62% 48% Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation Dracula (Voice),
Executive Producer
$167.5M 2018
27% 35% The Week Of Kenny Lustig (Character),
Screenwriter,
Producer
- 2018
93% 72% The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) Danny (Character) - 2017
27% 39% Sandy Wexler Sandy Wexler (Character) - 2017
No Score Yet 50% Puppy! Dracula (Voice) - 2017
9% 42% The Do Over Rick (Character),
Producer
- 2016
0% 34% The Ridiculous 6 Tommy (Character),
Screenwriter,
Producer
- 2015
10% 21% Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser Executive Producer - 2015
55% 63% Hotel Transylvania 2 Dracula (Voice),
Screenwriter
- 2015
71% 78% I Am Chris Farley Unknown (Character) - 2015
18% 46% Pixels Sam Brenner (Character),
Producer
$78.7M 2015
5% 33% Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 Producer $71.0M 2015
10% 36% The Cobbler Max Simkin (Character) - 2014
33% 44% Men, Women & Children Don Truby (Character) $668.0K 2014
15% 64% Blended Jim (Character),
Producer
$46.3M 2014
8% 53% Grown Ups 2 Lenny Feder (Character),
Screenwriter,
Producer
$133.7M 2013
41% 65% Here Comes the Boom Executive Producer $45.3M 2012
45% 72% Hotel Transylvania Dracula (Voice),
Executive Producer
$167.9M 2012
20% 51% That's My Boy Donny (Character),
Producer
$36.9M 2012
3% 36% Jack and Jill Jack/Jill (Character),
Screenwriter,
Producer
$74.2M 2011
3% 25% Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star Screenwriter,
Producer
$2.3M 2011
14% 41% Zookeeper Donald the Monkey (Voice),
Producer
$80.4M 2011
19% 59% Just Go With It Danny (Character),
Producer
$103.0M 2011
11% 62% Grown Ups Lenny Feder (Character),
Screenwriter,
Producer
$162.0M 2010
69% 48% Funny People George Simmons (Character) $51.8M 2009
34% 43% Paul Blart: Mall Cop Producer $146.3M 2009
27% 55% Bedtime Stories Skeeter Bronson (Character),
Producer
$110.0M 2008
43% 50% The House Bunny Producer $48.2M 2008
37% 45% You Don't Mess With the Zohan Zohan (Character),
Screenwriter,
Producer
$100.0M 2008
15% 69% I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry Chuck Levine (Character),
Producer
$119.7M 2007
64% 81% Reign Over Me Charlie Fineman (Character) $19.7M 2007
34% 66% Click Michael Newman (Character),
Producer
$137.3M 2006
16% 85% Grandma's Boy Producer $6.1M 2006
13% 64% The Benchwarmers Producer $57.7M 2006
9% 33% Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo Producer $22.3M 2005
31% 62% The Longest Yard Paul 'Wrecking' Crewe (Character) $158.1M 2005
53% 60% Spanglish John Clasky (Character) $42.0M 2004
45% 65% 50 First Dates Henry Roth (Character) $120.8M 2004
No Score Yet 84% Late Night With Conan O'Brien - 10th Anniversary Special Unknown (Character) - 2004
23% 46% Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star Producer $22.7M 2003
42% 60% Anger Management Dave Buznik (Character),
Executive Producer
$133.8M 2003
22% 59% The Hot Chick Mambuza Bongo Guy (uncredited) (Character),
Executive Producer
$35.0M 2002
12% 49% Adam Sandler's Eight Crazy Nights Davey, Whitey, Eleanore & Deer (Voice),
Writer,
Executive Producer,
Producer
$23.4M 2002
79% 77% Punch-Drunk Love Barry Egan (Character) $17.8M 2002
1% 35% The Master of Disguise Executive Producer $40.4M 2002
22% 59% Mr. Deeds Longfellow Deeds (Character),
Executive Producer
$126.2M 2002
30% 28% The Animal Executive Producer $55.8M 2001
10% 63% Joe Dirt Executive Producer $27.1M 2001
21% 55% Little Nicky Nicky (Character),
Writer,
Executive Producer
$39.4M 2000
22% 42% Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo Executive Producer $65.5M 1999
39% 74% Big Daddy Sonny Koufax (Character),
Screenwriter
$163.5M 1999
No Score Yet 75% Saturday Night Live - Game Show Parodies Unknown (Character) - 1999
14% 65% Dirty Work Satan (Character) $10.0M 1998
34% 71% The Waterboy Bobby Boucher (Character),
Writer,
Executive Producer
$161.5M 1998
69% 80% The Wedding Singer Robert J. 'Robbie' Hart (Character) $80.2M 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet Johnny B. Unknown (Character),
Director
- 1998
61% 85% Happy Gilmore Happy Gilmore (Character),
Writer
$38.8M 1996
8% 44% Bulletproof Archie Moses (Character) $21.3M 1996
42% 79% Billy Madison Billy Madison (Character),
Writer,
Original Music
$25.6M 1995
10% 47% Mixed Nuts Louie (Character) $6.6M 1994
23% 50% Airheads Pip (Character) $4.9M 1994
43% 49% Shakes the Clown Dink the Clown (Character) $34.5K 1991
No Score Yet 11% Babes Ahoy Schecky Moskowitz (Character) - 1989
No Score Yet 25% Green Inferno Unknown (Character) - 1987

TV

Credit
No Score Yet 23% The Drew Barrymore Show Guest 2020-2021
No Score Yet No Score Yet Group Chat With Annie and Jayden Guest 2020
No Score Yet 39% Late Night With Seth Meyers Guest 2015 2019-2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet Entertainment Tonight Guest 2019-2020
No Score Yet 0% The Ellen DeGeneres Show Guest 2013-2014 2017 2019-2020
No Score Yet 54% The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Guest 2014-2020
No Score Yet 10% Jimmy Kimmel Live! Guest 2008 2010-2011 2013-2015 2017-2020
No Score Yet 87% Conan Guest 2011-2017 2019-2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet Close Up With The Hollywood Reporter Guest 2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet Variety Studio: Actors on Actors Guest 2018 2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lights Out With David Spade Guest 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Good Morning America Guest 2008-2009 2012 2014-2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Comedy Club Network Unknown (Character) 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Access Hollywood Guest 2019
No Score Yet 44% Saturday Night Live Unknown (Character),
Host
1990-1995 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Live with Kelly and Ryan Guest 2018
28% 40% Kevin Can Wait Jimmy Landers (Guest Star) 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet Celebrity Page Guest 2017-2018
No Score Yet 100% The Graham Norton Show Guest 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Charlie Rose Guest 2009 2017
0% 82% Real Rob Unknown (Guest Star) 2017
No Score Yet 33% The Late Late Show With James Corden Guest 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet ET Canada Guest 2015 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Entertainment Studios.TV Guest 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Live! With Kelly and Michael Guest 2013-2015
No Score Yet 75% Late Show With David Letterman Guest 2014-2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet etalk Guest 2007 2014-2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Young Hollywood's Greatest Unknown (Character) 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Queen Latifah Show Guest 2014
94% 87% Brooklyn Nine-Nine Himself (Guest Star) 2014
No Score Yet 75% The Tonight Show With Jay Leno Guest 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet Made in Hollywood Guest 2008 2010-2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet Katie Guest 2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet Late Night With Jimmy Fallon Guest 2009-2013
No Score Yet 100% Jessie Himself (Guest Star) 2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet ES.TV Guest 2009-2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Kickin' It: With Byron Allen Guest 2008 2010 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dr. Phil Guest 2011
No Score Yet No Score Yet Live With Regis and Kelly Guest 2008-2011
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rachael Ray Guest 2011
No Score Yet 100% The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Guest 1999-2000 2002 2006-2008 2010-2011
No Score Yet No Score Yet Entertainers: With Byron Allen Guest 2008-2011
No Score Yet No Score Yet Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition Guest 2011
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Oprah Winfrey Show Guest 2011
No Score Yet 96% Sesame Street Unknown (Guest Star),
Guest
2009-2010
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Tonight Show With Conan O'Brien Guest 2009-2010
No Score Yet No Score Yet Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Unknown (Guest Star) 2009
No Score Yet No Score Yet Entertainment Studios.com Guest 2008-2009
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Early Show Guest 2008
No Score Yet No Score Yet Late Night With Conan O'Brien Guest 2006 2008
No Score Yet 83% The King of Queens Unknown (Guest Star) 2007
No Score Yet No Score Yet Chris Rock Show Guest 1998 2000
No Score Yet 10% The Cosby Show Unknown (Guest Star) 1988