Top 10 Best Movies with Adam Sandler

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Born in Brooklyn, New York, Adam Sandler is known to be one of the funniest comedians, actors, singers and producers in Hollywood. His movies are riveting and will have viewers laughing. When 17, Sandler ventured into the world of comedy starring in open mic performances. Although not excellent, Sandler had optimism and perseverance to better himself. He stands as a role model for those who wish to pursue their dream but are finding obstacles. Here are top 10 movies this ‘goofball’ was able to play in. No one would ever guess that this same individual once had a learning disability.


1. Mr. Deeds (2002):

After a wealthy uncle dies, a pizzeria owner (Sandler) becomes an heir of a major television media network. He is about to make millions of dollars and moves into a mansion once owned by his uncle. Nothing goes smoothly when Sandler is playing the leading role. Not only is Sandler goofy, he is hilariously funny and satirical as well. Although funny, it has a moral meaning to it. In the end Sandler’s character made a wise choice that many billionaires would not do.


2. Anger Management (2003):

This is one therapy session you will not want to miss. The movie combines Adam Sandler and Jack Nicholson’s humor and talent together in one movie. The whole movie is about an individual Dave Buznik (Sandler) who is emotionally and physically scarred by bullying. Dr. Buddy Rydell (Jack Nicholson) is hired to calm Buznik down and to help him release his anger and frustration through unorthodox and odd therapy. This movie is fun for the whole family and will have both Nicholson and Sandler fans flying out of their chairs with laughter.


3. Big Daddy (1999):

Although not too funny, this movie conveys a deeper message to viewers. Adam Sandler plays Sonny Kaufux who does not take life seriously. He went to law school but refuses to take the bar exam. He decides to adopt a child, Julian, to appease his ex-girlfriend. Whilst spending time with the child, he learns to appreciate life in better light. He ends up becoming a practicing lawyer, married with children. This movie is many ways significant as it illustrates the important role children play in changing adults and parents.


4. You Don’t Mess with the Zohan (2008):

This comedic movie starring Adam Sandler is one of the best the actor has produced so far. The accent, the moves and the satire changed Hollywood history forever. No one could forget Adam Sandler cooking nude on the beach and wooing old ladies who came to a hair salon get an extra bonus from Zohan. Roger Ebert rated this movie with 3 out of 4 stars. New York Magazine exclaimed that Adam Sandler was “mesmerizing” in the movie. The total earning in gross was $201, 802, 891.


5. Billy Madison (1995):

Sandler plays the self titled character Billy Madison. Madison is not the brightest and is lazy, juvenile and a slacker. He always had things handed to him on a silver platter. Before he can inherit his father’s company, he needs to go back to grade school to learn his etiquette s. Viewers will have a riveting time watching Sandler act as a primary school student. You will never notice the mental difference between Sandler and the kids he joins.


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