Most widely held works about Adam Sandler
Most widely held works by Adam Sandler
Spanglish ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 1,615 libraries worldwide
When Flor and her daughter, Christina come to the United States, Flor gets a job as a maid at the home of a successful chef John Clasky, his insecure wife Deborah, their two children, and Deborah's mother. Despite Flor's lack of an English, she does the best she can to assist the Clasky family in more than just house cleaning matters. However, when Flor is forced to live with the family over the summer, she has no choice but to bring Christina along. Deborah, much to Flor's disliking, treats Christina much like her own and at the same time she hurts the feelings of her own daughter, Bernice. When John's dreams begin to unravel, he begins to feel like his whole world is coming down around him. Told through Christina's college letter to Princeton University, Christina learns that things come and go in life, but family is the most important thing a person can have.
Bedtime stories ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,557 libraries worldwide
Marty Bronson raises his son and daughter on his own. He has to sell his homey motel to Barry Nottingham who promises to make Marty's son manager. But, Nottingham pulls down the motel and builds a pricey hotel. Now grown up, Marty's son, Skeeter, works as a janitor and general servant. He still dreams of becoming the manager. When Nottingham announces a brand-new hotel, built on an existing school's property, he makes his future son-in-law, Kendall, manager. Skeeter's sister Wendy, has to leave town for a job interview and asks him to alternate looking after her two children Patrick and Bobbi, with Wendy's colleague, Jill. He doesn't get along with either Jill or the children, but his easy-going attitude loosens them all up. He starts telling the children bedtime stories and the children grow fond of him. They make suggestions about how the stories should go. When the stories become true in real life, Skeeter tries to maneuver the stories into a direction which will make his dream come true, too.
50 first dates ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,529 libraries worldwide
Henry Roth lives an enviable life in a Hawaiian paradise, spending every night with a different beautiful tourist in search of an island fling. It's a great life, no strings attached ... until he meets Lucy. He and Lucy hit it off right from the start, but the next day she acts like she doesn't know him. Lucy suffers from short-term memory loss, so every night all memory of her day is erased. But a man in love will go to great lengths to win the girl of his dreams. In an effort to help her remember him, he makes a video tape for her to watch every morning.
Click ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and French and held by 1,408 libraries worldwide
A workaholic architect finds a universal remote that allows him to fast-forward and rewind to different parts of his life. Complications arise when the remote starts to make its own choices.
Paul Blart mall cop ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,339 libraries worldwide
Paul Blart is a mild-mannered, dutiful family man who works as a security guard in a New Jersey mall. He has applied to become a cop for years, but he always fails the physical exam because he is overweight and has hyperglycemia. One day a gang of organized criminals put the mall under siege and takes hostages. Blart becomes trapped inside and because he feels it is duty as a security guard, he refuses to leave. He becomes the police department's eyes on the inside and attempts to stop the criminals on his own.
Anger management ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and German and held by 1,336 libraries worldwide
After a small misunderstanding aboard an airplane escalates out of control, timid businessman Dave Buznik is ordered by the court to undergo anger management therapy at the hands of specialist Dr. Rydell. But when the doctor steps up his aggressive treatment by moving in, Dave goes from mild to wild as the unorthodox treatment wreaks havoc with his life.
Grown ups ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,253 libraries worldwide
Five friends and former teammates reunite on the Fourth of July weekend to honor the passing of their former high school basketball coach.
The wedding singer ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,228 libraries worldwide
Robbie Hart is a master of ceremonies, left at the altar at his own wedding. He becomes someone who can only destroy other people's weddings until he meets a waitress named Julia. Julia, however, is about to have a wedding of her own and may be lost forever.
Reign over me ( Visual )
17 editions published in 2007 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,203 libraries worldwide
Alan Johnson runs into his old college roommate, Charlie Fineman, on the streets of New York City. He is surprised to find that Charlie does not remember him at all. Alan later learns that Charlie is suffering with grief over the loss of his family on 9/11. Flooded with grief, Charlie quits his job and isolates himself from everyone around him. Alan attempts to help Charlie get over his grief by rekindling their friendship. As Alan spends a lot of time with Charlie, it puts a strain on his relationship with his wife and kids.
Big daddy ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,147 libraries worldwide
Thirty-two-year-old Sonny Koufax 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 five-year-old Julian to impress her. She's not impressed and he can't return the kid.
Mr. Deeds ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,097 libraries worldwide
Small-town guy Longfellow Deeds goes to New York City to collect a $40 billion inheritance from a long lost uncle, even living in a palatial mansion with the services of an unusual valet. Things get better when he mets a beautiful woman. But money changes everything, and things aren't what they seem - his sweetie is actually a journalist feeding reports of his outrageous behavior to the press! Now, its up to Deeds to straighten everybody out.
Just go with it ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,090 libraries worldwide
A plastic surgeon who is romancing a much younger schoolteacher enlists his loyal assistant to pretend to be his soon-to-be ex-wife in order to cover up a careless lie. When more lies backfire, the assistant's kids become involved, and everyone heads off for a weekend in Hawaii that will change all their lives.
I now pronounce you Chuck & Larry ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,067 libraries worldwide
Chuck and Larry are the pride of their fire station. Two guy's guys always side-by-side and willing to do anything for each other. Widower Larry wants just one thing, to protect his kids. His buddy Chuck also wants on thing, to enjoy the single life. Grateful Chuck owes Larry for saving his life in a fire, and Larry calls in his marker when civic red tape prevents him from naming his own two kids as his life insurance beneficiaries. All that Chuck has to do is claim to be Larry's domestic partner on some city forms. But when an overzealous bureaucrat becomes suspicious, the new couple's arrangement becomes a citywide issue and goes from confidential to front-page news. Chuck and Larry must now fumble through a charade of domestic bliss. After surviving their mandatory honeymoon and dodging the threat of exposure the well-intentioned con men discover that sticking together in your time of need is what truly makes a family.
You don't mess with the Zohan ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,024 libraries worldwide
Zohan Dvir is an ex-commando, Mossad agent who decides to fake his death so he can re-emerge in New York City as a hair stylist. He romances his clients by giving them extra 'special services' in the back room of the beauty shop he works in. However, he is eventually recognized, and risks losing his newfound life and career.
Happy Gilmore ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,012 libraries worldwide
Although Happy dreams of becoming a professional hockey player, he discovers that his hockey slap shot translates to an astonishing 400 yard tee shot. So when his grandmother loses her home to the IRS, Happy decides to earn the house back by joining the pro golf tour, bringing his ferocious temper and outlandish antics to the well-tended fairways. Before long, Happy is a media sensation, attracting crowds and news cameras wherever he goes. But Happy's bitter rival has his own plans for the golf superstar, resulting in a riotous, laugh-filled confrontation on the links.
Punch-drunk love ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,005 libraries worldwide
Barry Egan, a shy sad-sack with a great deal of repressed anger that occasionally bursts forth in sudden violent outrages, falls in love with Lena, a co-worker of one of Barry's seven sisters. After calling a phone-sex line, Barry is extorted by bad-guy Dean, who eventually sends four goons to assault Barry and get the money.
Funny people ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 962 libraries worldwide
George is a very successful stand-up comedian who learns that he has less than a year to live. Ira, who is a struggling up-and-coming comedian works at a deli. One night the two perform at the same club, and George decides to make Ira his best friend. This lopsided relationship gradually takes on aspects of true friendship as Ira forces George to try to reconnect with the people in his life, including his ex-girlfriend Laura.
The waterboy ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and French and held by 936 libraries worldwide
Adam Sandler is the lowly waterboy for a college football team, until the coach (Henry Winkler) discovers his amazing talent for tackling people much bigger than he. He signs the Water Boy as the new star player.
The benchwarmers ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 870 libraries worldwide
Three guys spent their youth bearing the wrath of schoolyard bullies. They weren't tall, cool, and athletic, so they often got picked on by those who were. But when Gus convinces his two friends Richie and Clark to take some batting practice on a nearby Little League baseball field for old times sake, the three end up challenging a team of eleven-year-olds for the right to play on the field. Gus, often picked on because he was short, is nonetheless a stellar ballplayer, and he single-handedly defeats the other team. When word gets out, neighborhood billionaire Mel decides to bankroll a cross-state tour for "The Benchwarmers" where they'll challenge the meanest little league teams around, with the eventual winner taking possession of a brand-new, state-of-the-art Little League field. Mel, once a benchwarmer himself, hopes The Benchwarmers can give his own son and nerds everywhere hope for redemption as the victories pile up and the fame of the players spreads through chatrooms and podcasts everywhere.
Billy Madison ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 787 libraries worldwide
He's heir to the Madison Hotel millions, but the only subjects Billy has studied are babes and booze. But when Brian Madison informs his goofball son that he plans to turn over his Fortune 500 company to vice president/weasel Eric Gordon, Billy makes the bet of his life. He's going back to school with hilarious results.
Action and adventure films Actors Anger Architects Biography Brothers and sisters California--Los Angeles Comedians Comedy films Comedy films Crime films Criminal behavior Decision making Drama Families Feature films Feature films Fiction films Films for the hearing impaired Football Hawaii Hostages Hotel cleaning personnel Hotelkeepers Inheritance and succession Journalists Male friendship Man-woman relationships Mothers and daughters New Jersey New York (State)--New York Overweight men Police, Private Prisons Remote control Romantic comedy films Sandler, Adam Self-management (Psychology) September 11 Terrorist Attacks (2001) Shopping malls Short-term memory Storytelling Uncles United States Video recording Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Weddings Women household employees Workaholics
Sandler, Adam Richard, 1966-
Multiple languages (28)
No Linguistic content (8)