Birthday Shout! 10 hilarious Adam Sandler movies we can’t just get over

Birthday Shout! 10 hilarious Adam Sandler movies we can’t just get over

Yvonne Williams

He might be a lover and a husband to Jackie Sandler and a famous daddy to his children, but to us, this American sweetheart is one irresistible  box of humour we just can’t get over!

Today as the comedy star turns a shocking 49 ( can you believe that, with that baby face), we cast our minds as we recall ten times the comedy star won us over.

Check out ten Adam Sandler movies which gets our votes any day:

50 First Dates

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 amnesiac, along with Rob Schneider, Sean Astin, Lusia Strus, Blake Clark, and Dan Aykroyd.

Playboy vet Henry sets his heart on romancing Lucy, but she has short-term memory loss; she can’t remember anything that happened the day before. So every morning, Henry has to woo her again


A waterboy for a college football team discovers he has a unique tackling ability and becomes a member of the team.

Adam Sandler starred in the 1998 American sports/comedy film directed by Frank Coraci, produced by Robert Simonds and Jack Giarraputo.

Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo 

1999 sex comedy film starring Rob Schneider, William Forsythe, Eddie Griffin, Oded Fehr and Arija Bareikis. The film follows a hapless fishtank cleaner who goes into business as a male prostitute in an attempt to earn enough money to repair damage he caused while house-sitting.

The Longest Yard

A 2005 film directed by Peter Segal, starring: Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, Burt Reynolds, Michael Irvin, Bill Goldberg, Bob Sapp.

Disgraced pro football quarterback Paul Crewe (Adam Sandler) lands in jail, where manipulative Warden Hazen (James Cromwell) recruits him to advise the institution’s team.

Funny People

2009 American comedy-drama film written, produced and directed by Judd Apatow, and starring Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen, and Leslie

When seasoned comedian George Simmons learns of his terminal, inoperable health condition, his desire to form a genuine friendship causes him to take a relatively green performer under his wing as his opening act.

Grown Ups

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, David Spade, and Rob Schneider.

The death of their childhood basketball coach leads to a reunion for some old friends (Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Chris Rock), who gather at the site of a championship celebration years earlier.


A 2004 American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by James L. Brooks,

Mexican immigrant and single mother Flor Moreno (Paz Vega) finds housekeeping work with Deborah (Téa Leoni) and John Clasky (Adam Sandler), a well-off couple with two children of their own.

Starring: Adam Sandler , Téa Leoni , Paz Vega, Cloris Leachman, Shelbie Bruce , Sarah Steele
Ian Hyland, Victoria Luna.

The film grossed $55 million worldwide, less than the $80 million production budge.

The Wedding Singer 

1998 American 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 with whom he falls in love.

The film was produced by Robert Simonds for $18 million and grossed $80.2 million in the United States and $123.3 million worldwide.


2014 American romantic comedy film directed by Frank Coraci and written by Ivan Menchell and Clare Sera. Starring Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore with an ensemble cast featuring Bella Thorne, Emma Fuhrmann, Terry Crews, Joel McHale, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Kevin Nealon, and Shaquille O’Neal.

Recently divorced mom Lauren (Drew Barrymore) and widowed dad Jim (Adam Sandler) let their friends push them into a blind date, which goes disastrously wrong. Unsurprisingly, neither wants to see the other ever again.

Big Daddy

1999 American coming of age comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan and starring Adam Sandler and the Sprouse twins. The film was produced by Robert Simonds and released on June 25, 1999, by Columbia Pictures, where it opened #1 at the box office with a $41,536,370 first weekend

Thirty-two-year-old Sonny Koufax (Adam Sandler) has spent his whole life avoiding responsibility. But when his girlfriend dumps him for an older man, he’s got to find a way to prove he’s ready to grow up. In a desperate last-ditch effort, Sonny adopts 5-year-old Julian (Dylan Sprouse).


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