His humor got old fast but this is 1 of about 3 of his "good" films. Enough Adam.
over 4 years
In my opinion, Sandler's best work. Great, quotable jokes and a decent story.
almost 5 years
This kind of stupid humor is not good for my health. Silly and predictable.
There is no way that you could have been as bad at hockey as you are at golf.
almost 6 years
This film is so bad it's good. This is Sandlers best, if you haven't seen it, get it now!
Totally stupid Adam Sandler film. God I love it so.
Great adam sandler film. Hilarious. (6/19/2012)
Adam Sandler at his best. Constantly angry and hilarious. So many great moments.
Happy Gilmore is a 1996 sports comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan and produced by Robert Simonds for Universal Studios. It stars Adam Sandler as the title character, an unsuccessful ice hockey player who discovers a talent for golf. The screenplay was written by Sandler and Tim Herlihy. This film was the first of several collaborations between Sandler and Dugan.
Happy Gilmore (Adam Sandler) is an aspiring ice hockey player who possesses a powerful and dangerous slapshot that his late father taught him as a child. However, Happy also possesses an overaggressive streak and lack of skating talent that consistently preclude him from joining a hockey team. His grandmother (Frances Bay), who raised him after his father died, has not paid her taxes for many years. As such, she owes $270,000 to the IRS, and the house that Happy's grandfather "built with his bare hands" is about to be seized. Gilmore has only 3 months to come up with the money or else the house will be sold. Grandma Gilmore...