Top Rated Adam Sandler Movies
Adam Sandler is a renowned actor, musician and comedian, best known for his intriguing personality and best-selling movies. Apart from being an actor, Adam Sandler was also a cast member of the prime time show, Saturday Night Live, which still airs on ABC. Currently, Adam Sandler is ranked as one of the funniest actors on the planet, thanks to his many laugh out loud moments.
Sandler has always been the class clown ever since he was young. Despite being a natural funny man, Adam Sandler had not considered comedy, until his brother encouraged him to pursue the same. Eventually, Adam Sandler ended up performing at the world renowned Boston Comedy Club. Biography of Adam Sandler.
Later on, he began appearing as a cast member on a number of shows including Remote Control and NBC’s Saturday Night Live. Though Adam Sandler is popularly known for his comedy, he has widely received praise from critics and fans, for his on-screen dramatic performances.
Blended is one of the top-rated Adam Sandler movies, which was directed by one Frank Coraci. This highly intriguing Adam Sandler film features numerous prolific actors including Bella Thorne, Drew Barry More, Terry Crews, Shaquille O'Neal and Kevin Nealon. Blended marked the third time that actors Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore were cast in the same movie. Moreover, this film also marked Adam Sandler’s first time to be cast in a Warner Bros film. The filming process for Blended took almost one year. Blended was shot in a number of locations throughout the world including South Africa, Georgia and Buford.
After its release, Blended received mostly negative reviews from critics all around the world. The movie received a rating of 14 per cent on Rotten Tomatoes Moreover, the movie also performed poorly on the box office on its opening week. However, several weeks Blended managed to pick up and in turn grossed more than $128 million
9. Just Go-With It
Just Go-With It was released in the year 2011 and once again Adam Sandler assumes the role of the main character. Just like most of his other movies, Just Go With It, features a cast of well-known actors, including Nicole Kidman, Jennifer Aniston and Brooklyn Decker.
Produced by Columbia pictures, Pixels is another entertaining science fiction, which features Adam Sandler as the protagonist. Pixels was directed by Chris Columbus, while the screenplay was written by one Tim Herlihy. Though Pixels received negative reviews mostly from critics, the film managed to gross more than $245 million.
7. Going Overboard
Going overboard is another intriguing feature film and actor Adam Sandler’s debut film. Apart from Adam Sandler the film also features Terry Moore, Billy Zane and Billy Thorton. Originally released in the year 1989, however the film did not gain much popularity. However, when Adam Sandler eventually joined Saturday Night Live the film was once again re-released by Vidmark and it became a success.
Written by Steve Koren and produced by actor, Adam Sandler, Click is a science fiction drama, which features Adam Sandler as the main character and Kate Beckinsale as his wife, Dona. Christopher Walken on the other hand assumed the role of Morty. In Click, Sandler plays the role of an overworked worker, who apparently ends up neglecting his family. In the US, the film was released and distributed by Columbia pictures in the year 2006.
Spanglish is a romantic, comedy drama directed and written by the renowned James L. Brook. This film features a long list of actors including Adam Sandler, Cloris Leachman and Pas Vega. Officially released in the year 2004, Spanglish managed to gross $55 million dollars from an initial budget of $80 million dollars. This in turn makes, Spanglish one of the poor performing films to feature Adam Sandler.
4. Happy Gilmore
Just like the Longest Yard, Happy Gilmore is another best performing American sports comedy. Released in the year 1996, Happy Gilmore features Adam Sandler as the main character, who happens to be an unsuccessful hockey player. After some soul searching, Sandler eventually finds another profound talent in golf. After being released in cinemas worldwide, Happy Gilmore managed to gross a whooping $41 million from an initial budget of $11million.
3. The Longest Yard
The Longest Yard is an American sports comedy, which also happens to be a remake of a 1974 film, released under the same name. Sandler assumes the role of the protagonist, one Paul Crewe. Crewe happens to be a disgraced former quarter who played pro for quite some time. However, Crewe has no option but to form a team with the prison teammates and play against the prison guards.
2. Bullet Proof
Officially released in the year 1996, Bulletproof is an American buddy cop comedy, which features two renowned film stars, Adam Sandler and funny man, Damon Wayans. Bullet Proof managed to gross more than $20 million, with $6 million dollars coming from its open weekend. Towards the end of its run, the film managed to pull $21 million from the US and $1million dollars from the rest of the world.
In Bullet Proof, the viewer’s meet with Archie (Adam Sandler), a thief and small time crook who works for one Frank Colton, a Los Angeles based drug lord. Archie does not have any idea that Rock Keats (Damon Ways) one of his closest friends is an undercover police officer, who is looking for evidence against the drug lord.
1. You Don’t Mess-With Zohan
Directed by Dennis Dugan and Produced by actor, Adam Sandler, You Don’t Mess-With Zohan is undeniably one of the most discussed comedy films of this generation. Apparently, this was the fourth film where Adam Sandler assumed the role of actor and a producer, while on the other hand Dugan sat on the director’s seat.
You Don’t Mess-With Zohan revolves around, an Israeli Commando, one Zohan Divr, who apparently has to fake his own death, so as to pursue his lifelong dream of becoming a New York based salonist. The narrative was written by Adam Sandler alongside Robert Smigel and Judd Apatow. With an initial budget of $90 million the film managed to gross a whopping $199 million dollars.