Actor Adam Sandler was born on September 9, 1966 in New York, he is one of the comedians who, despite the negative response of specialized criticism to his films, has managed to win over the public.
His film projects are always a money-making machine. And it is that according to information from various media, his fortune is around 500 million dollars, only in 2020 he signed a contract with Netflix for more than 250 million to make four films.
Sandler’s stories cross borders, and they may not be the best in quality, even the histrionic level of the actor is not the most outstanding, even so, his films always manage to entertain and make the viewer laugh.
These are five of his most outstanding films:
The Wedding Singer / The Best of My Weddings (1998)
It is a romantic comedy directed by Frank Coraci, it is the first time we have seen the duo of Drew Berrymore and Adam Sandler on screen.
Here Sandler plays Robbie, a singer who works in wedding banquets, and is about to get married, but his girlfriend leaves him planted at the altar, after this he goes into depression, so Julie (Berrymore) a waitress becomes his friend, whom she helps to do her wedding, but romantic feelings begin to awaken.
50 First Dates / As if it were the first time (2004)
It is the second film in which Sandler collaborates with Drew Berrymore, it is directed by Peter Segal.
In this romantic comedy Sandler is Henry Roth, a marine biologist living in Hawi, who happens to meet Lucy Whitemore, (Berrymore), with whom he establishes a relationship, but discovers that Lucy has a fictional variant of anterograde amnesia, called Syndrome of Goldfield, which came to him after suffering an accident, so every morning he thinks that it is October 13, 2002 and he does not remember anything about the present, so their relationship becomes complicated.
This film with a more dramatic cut than Sandler usually does, was released in 2004, where he acts alongside Téa Leoni and Paz Vega, where, although the story had mixed reviews, the performance of the protagonists was remarkable for its “seriousness and depth “.
The film touches on the theme of migration, family and language barriers.
Big Daddy / Great Dad (1999)
Directed by Dennis Dugan, Sandler plays Sonny Kaoufax, a lawyer in his thirties who has never liked taking responsibility and as his teammates get married, he realizes that if he doesn’t do something he will be left alone for the rest of his life. which decides to make a drastic change, adopt Julian, a 5-year-old boy (played by twins Cole and Dylan Sprouse / Zack and Cody: Twins in Action)
It is one of the highest grossing films in Sandler’s filmography, with 163 million dollars raised in the United States alone, and that received negative reviews, receiving nominations for But Actor and Worst Picture at the Razzie Awards.
Funny People / There is always time to laugh (2009)
It is a comedy film directed by Judd Apatow, Sandler shares credits with Seth Rogen, Leslie Mann, Eric Bana, Jona Hill and Jason Schwartzman,
It is the story of a comedian who is diagnosed with a terminal illness and tries to resolve his relationship with his friends and helps an aspiring comedian.
He received good reviews for his performances, however, the reviews were not as good for his pace.
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