Top 10 Adam Sandler Movies of All Time

We all watch movies, and which is the “best” is a matter of opinion really. Here are the top 10 Adam Sandler movies of all time. Don’t forget to check out other lists throughout Thought for Your Penny.

10. Click (2006) 32% at Rotten Tomatoes

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Michael Newman is a workaholic architect who is given a universal remote in the “Beyond” section of Bed Bath & Beyond. He uses it to fast forward through his life and misses all the important parts, leading him to regret his decision.

Rating: PG-13
Director: Frank Coraci
Starring: Adam Sandler, Kate Beckinsale, Christopher Walken

9. Big Daddy (1999) 40% at Rotten Tomatoes

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Sonny Koufax is a law school graduate who prefers to do nothing with his life. When his girlfriend dumps him, he adopts his out-of-town  roommate’s kid, which forces him to mature faster than he imagined.

Rating: PG-13
Director: Dennis Dugan
Starring: Adam Sandler, Joey Lauren Adams, Jon Stewart

8. The Wedding Singer (1998) 67% at Rotten Tomatoes

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Robbie Hart sings at weddings and other celebrations and knows how to keep the party going. His fiance leaves him, so he falls for Julia, a waitress engaged to Glenn, who’s cheating on her.

Rating: PG-13
Director: Frank Coraci
Starring: Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore, Christine Taylor

7. Mr. Deeds (2002) 22% at Rotten Tomatoes

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Longfellow Deeds is a small-town pizzeria owner who inherits $40 billion and moves to NYC. He’s a nice guy who finds himself the target of many unscrupulous people looking for a piece of his fortune.

Rating: PG-13
Director: Steven Brill
Starring: Adam Sandler, Winona Ryder, John Turturro

6. Little Nicky (2000) 22% at Rotten Tomatoes

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Nicky’s dad is the devil, and his brothers Adrian and Cassius have escaped Hell to wreak havoc on earth. He embarks on a quest to stop them from taking the throne and becoming the new Satan.

Rating: PG-13
Director: Steven Brill
Starring: Adam Sandler, Patricia Arquette, Harvey Keitel

5. The Waterboy (1998) 35% at Rotten Tomatoes

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Bobby Boucher is a simple-minded waterboy for a college football team. When the coach finds out he has a knack for tackling people, he’s drafted onto the team and gets a free college education, which his mom doesn’t approve of.

Rating: PG-13
Director: Frank Coraci
Starring: Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates, Henry Winkler

4. Airheads (1994) 21% at Rotten Tomatoes

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A struggling band called The Lone Rangers takes a radio station hostage to force them to play their demo tape. The chaos happens live on the air, and they become famous in ways they never imagined.

Rating: PG-13
Director: Michael Lehmann
Starring: Adam Sandler, Brendan Fraser, Steve Buscemi

3. Just Go With It (2011) 18% at Rotten Tomatoes

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Danny is a successful plastic surgeon who fakes unhappy marriages to get women. When he finally meets the woman of his dreams, she finds the wedding ring and instead of coming clean, he enlists his assistant to pretend to be his ex-wife.

Rating: PG-13
Director: Dennis Dugan
Starring: Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston, Brooklyn Decker

2. Billy Madison (1995) 46% at Rotten Tomatoes

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Billy’s dad is the head of a major hotel chain who’s unsure about leaving him in charge of the company because he’s so immature. To prove his worth, he repeats school all over again, spending two weeks in each grade until he graduates without his father’s help this time.

Rating: PG-13
Director: Tamra Davis
Starring: Adam Sandler, Darren McGavin, Bridgette Wilson-Sampras

1. Happy Gilmore (1996) 60% at Rotten Tomatoes

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Happy wants to be a hockey player and has a great shot, but he can’t skate and has an unstable attitude. A retired golf pro recruits him into the sport of golf, and he joins the pro tour to earn the money to save his grandma’s house from foreclosure.

Rating: PG-13
Director: Dennis Dugan
Starring: Adam Sandler, Christopher McDonald, Julie Bowen

 

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Brian Penny is a former Business Analyst and Operations Manager at Bank of America turned whistleblower, troll, and freelance writer.

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