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Nature called. Look who answered.
Layla Maloney is fed up with boyfriend Sonny Koufax's perpetual loafing, so when 5-year-old Julian is left on Sonny's doorstep, he assumes a fatherly role to prove he's responsible and to win Layla's love. Trouble is, Sonny has grown attached to the kid, who's really the son of his out-of-town roommate.
Like watching Kramer vs Kramer while being lobotomized by a screaming monkey.
I've always held the belief that this was one of Sandler's legitimately good movies. I no longer hold that belief. It's no Wedding Singer. But maybe the Wedding Singer is no Wedding Singer. I'm almost afraid to go and re-watch that one now. Not that I was under any illusion in the first place that Big Daddy was a great movie (I had it rated three stars), but this was much worse than I remembered. It's funny how our memory doesn't change as our taste in movies matures, leading to traumatic re-watch events like this one. Well, maybe traumatic is going too far in this case, but you know what I mean.
Recommended by Connor Carey
"Big Daddy" contains a lot of the over the top gross out slapstick that Adam Sandler comedies have become to be famous for, and you've seen it plenty of times before, but I was admittedly pretty swept up by its charm, as it's a lot more genuine and touching than you'd expect, and there are more than a dozen of big laughs throughout. You see every plot beat coming miles away, but its big heart got me quite a few times, and this is one of Sandler's better performances to date as well as perhaps his most touching. Tons of fun cameos throughout too.
Big Daddy, where Adam Sandler is out-performed by a 7 year old (actually Dylan and Cole Sprouse, playing one character together)
Big Daddy is like most Sandler comedies.
He shouts in his childish voice, enjoys annoying those around him, and in the end he somehow grows up and becomes a better person.
Also included are scenes featuring fart, piss, puke and other bodily fluids jokes.
And of course Rob Schneider pops up to play a racist foreigner.
Its nothing new, and if you have seen a Sandler comedy before, you will know what to expect.
Yet, I could not help but enjoy this film more than usual.
Ever since Punch-Drunk Love, I have to admit I started to really hate…
Part of Scavenger Hunt 17 - August 2016
Film #3 - Task #23: A movie about or featuring a single dad!
It's not as terrible as current Sandler movies and it is watchable. But Big Daddy is so boring and mostly just unfunny. I really don't know if it's just my childhood memories or something else, but everytime I revisit a Sandler movie, I have the same thought in my mind: "I laughed at that once?"
It's a weird feeling every time I suffer through his new stuff, but even weirder when it's the stuff I remember to be funny. I saw Big Daddy once or twice years ago but had no idea what would happen this time. I…
Many child memories ❤️
Some love it some hate it I love it
A fun watch but not at the level of his masterpieces.
This is one of the "good" Adam Sandler movies. not quite sure how much of a endorsement that is yet and I saw this movie for the first time over 15 years ago. Sandler plays a guy that lives in Manhattan but doesn't work and is independent financially because of a $200,000 court settlement that he makes more money off of because of the stock market. He finished Law school but never took the Bar exam, so he's a lazy smart guy?
A kid gets dropped off looking for his roommate and Sandler does what anyone would do, takes the kid and tries to raise it as his own. Ok, I find that premise disturbing and a little insulting.
Stupid, but with a heart.
Alright. Though the crude humor could have been cut down, it was a sweet and somewhat touching film. Not as bad as 21st century Sandler anyway
I watched this on Region B DVD.
This is probably one of Sandlers best films, it's subject matter is light but has a serious tone. The comedy is strong but the dramatic tone is really well served with a film that could easilyjust forget about what it actually is and throw in poop jokes. It's a great coming of age story for both the child and Sandler as an actor, it's just rather unfortunate that he didn't stay on this path of blending drama and comedy, something he can do very well. Towards the finale of the film in the court room it reeks of poor writing and a cheap and easy resolution which was Sandler has utilised on many occasions post 2002.
This film holds a special place in my heart. I had the VHS tape as a kid and watched it a lot. Its not my favorite Adam Sandler film (That's reserved for Funny People). This film is sweet and relatable.
Sunny Koufax is at a strange place in life. His friends are grown up and have careers. He's working at a toll booth and has basically no future. Until a kid shows up on his doorstep.
In any group, there's always the last one to leave. Sonny' perfectly happy being nothing but it frustrated by his friends moving on without him. We get glimpses of Adam Sandler's acting ability. Which is very underrated.
The court room scene is silly and…
Formulaic vehicle for Sandler which finds him adopting a child after he gets dumped at his doorstep. Tries to hit all the notes you would expect on a sentimental level, without producing anything remarkable, but worst of all for a comedy, there is nothing there worth laughing about. The gags that do sort of land were predictable. Mediocre overall, but the courtroom finale is just bad.
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2 .A film that was released the year you were born…
It's October 1st and to celebrate I decided to compile a list of films that celebrate Halloween. This is meant…