Who Has What It Takes To Name 100% Of These Adam Sandler Movies?

Adam Sandler became famous by being  a cast regular on Saturday Night Live. He had already appeared in some films and toured as a comedian, but the popular late night show gained him many more fans and showcased his ability to create a variety of memorable characters. Sandler's success on Saturday Night Live allowed him to expand his work into the film industry. Now, Adam Sandler is one of the biggest blockbuster stars.

Fans love him for his cast of crazy characters and his bold comedic choices. In recent years, Sandler has gained younger fans by appearing in more animated, family friendly films. He's also won more critical praise for taking on more dramatic and darker roles, ones that showed his versatility as an actor. As Sandler grows as an actor, he continues to diversify his profile by taking on a wide range of projects in front and behind the scenes as an actor, producer, and writer.

Sandler is one of the most recognizable comedians in the world, but only a true fan can name all of these films. Try to guess these popular and indie Adam Sandler films by viewing the pictures below. Separate the sequels from the new projects, the comedies from the dramas, or the wacky characters from the straight men. Take the challenge and try to score a 100% on this Adam Sandler film quiz.

Question 1

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Adam Sandler in Overboard

This movie was Sandler's film debut. Set mainly on a cruise boat, this film follows Sandler as Shecky Moskowitz, a struggling comedian who gets himself involved in an assassin attempt, but ends up saving the day through the power of laughter and his jokes. This film received mostly negative reviews. According to Wikipedia, only 12% of 23 critics liked this film. Sandler also received negative feedback as critics weren't sure yet about his star potential. Sandler later established himself as a dominant box office force: his movies have grossed over 2 billion dollars. The film was originally released in 1989, but was re-released in 1996, after Sandler established himself as a box office success.

Question 2

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Adam Sandler in Happy Gilmore

Adam Sandler plays a man with aspirations to be a professional ice hockey player, but he just doesn't have the skills to go pro. He later discovers that hockey might not be his calling but another sport may bring him the glory that he seeks. To help save his grandmother's home, the main character in this movie gets involved with golfing--through golf betting. This side hustle leads to him actually winning a major golf tournament, and eventually touring as a professional golfer. He wins fame, love, fans, and his grandma's house back along the way. This is one of Sandler's most well known roles (Wikipedia).

Question 3

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Adam Sandler in the Wedding Singer

This 1998 romantic comedy marked the first Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore romantic pairing in a film. They would later appear in a few other films together as each other's love interests. In the movie, Sandler plays Robbie Hart, a wedding singer who can't quite figure it all out--his life, love, and music. Barrymore plays a waitress named Julia, who is also a little clueless about life and love. At the beginning of the film, Julia and Robbie are engaged to other people, but they slowly start to fall in love, especially as they realize how mismatched they are with their current significant others (Wikipedia).

Question 4

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Adam Sandler in Big Daddy

This 1999 comedy stars Adam Sandler, Jon Stewart, Rob Schneider, Joey Lauren Adams, and Dylan and Cole Sprouse. The film focuses on the idea of growing up, taking responsibility, and father and son dynamics. Sandler plays Sonny Koufax, a man who others believe is wasting his potential by going through life without goals or a plan. Things start to change at a rapid pace for Sonny when he meets Julian, a child left on his doorstep with a note saying that he is the son of Sonny's roommate, Kevin. Sonny and Julian's friendship helps transform Sonny into the best version of himself. He also starts his own family and becomes a lawyer (Wikipedia).

Question 5

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This film features Sandler as the son of Satan. The movie's chaos starts when Satan decides that none of his three sons, Adrian, Cassius, and Nicky, are ready to rule hell, so he decides to stay on the throne. Angered by his decision, Adrian and Cassius travel to earth to create mayhem, and to prevent more souls from entering hell, which weakens Satan. To stop his brother's madness, Nicky also travels to earth. He makes many miscalculations before he understands the true nature of humanity. As a human, Nicky falls in love with another human. After he defeats his brothers, he gets to return to her on earth. According to Wikipedia, this film only grossed 58 million at the box office, but cost 85 million to make.

Question 6

Name this Animated Adam Sandler Movie

Adam Sandler in Hotel Translyvannia

Once again, Adam Sandler is joined by some of his famous friends, like Kevin James and Andy Samberg, in this animated feature, Sandler voices Count Dracula, who after losing his wife to an angry Bob of human creates and manages a human-free hotel. The hotel has been a great success for him and the monsters, but things get a little out of control when a human gets inside, specifically a young man named Jonathan (Samberg). Things become even more complicated when his daughter, voiced by Selena Gomez, falls in love with Johnny. This forces Dracula to hide the boy from the monsters by getting him to dress up as one, and it forces Dracula to reevaluate his impression of humans (Wikipedia.

Question 7

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Adam Sandler in Punch Drunk Love

Paul Thomas Anderson directs this critically acclaimed indie film starring Adam Sandler, Emily Watson, and Philip Seymour Hoffman. Sandler plays Barry Egan, a man who deals with loneliness and social anxiety, mainly due to enduring years of emotional trauma from his seven sisters. The main focal point of this movie is Barry's transformation. He becomes more assertive, aggressive, decisive, and passion because of his love of Lena (Watson), one of his sister's co-workers. The romance helps Barry stop himself from being manipulated, extorted, and pressured into various duplicitous activities. This film brought Sandler a lot of critical praise. Director Anderson also won the 2002 Cannes Film Festival Best Director award, and Sandler received a Golden Globe Nomination for Best Actor in a Motion Picture--Musical or Comedy. He also won a Best Actor award from the Gijon International Film Festival (Wikipedia).

Question 8

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Adam Sandler in Mr. Deeds

Winona Ryder co-stars with Sandler in this remake of a Frank Capra movie that starred Gary Cooper. The film follows Longfellow Deeds as he inherits a company and 40 billion dollars from a long lost relative. Ryder's character, Babe Bennett, is a reporter who pretends to be a school nurse to get closer to Longfellow and write a story on the new billionaire. Babe and Longfellow fall in love, but their blossoming romance gets cut short when the truth comes out about Babe's identity and initial intentions with Longfellow. The pair also have bigger problems to deal with, like trying to stop thousands of people from losing their jobs. All the deception gets forgiven when they join forces with a few others to take down Chuck Cedar (Peter Gallagher) (Wikipedia).

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Adam Sandler in Grown Ups

This 2010 Sandler film reunites him with many of his Saturday Night Live co-stars, including David Spade and Chris Rock. It also includes some of his regular co-stars like Rob Schneider, Kevin James, and Dennis Dugan. This film is all about lifelong friends reuniting and the type of behavior and deception that ensues. In a continuous theme of Sandler movies, we have many instances of adults acting like children, while still trying to pretend that they have this whole grown up thing figured out. At the heart of the movie is the concept of friendship and how it is a constant force that gets you through even the toughest of times (Wikipedia).

Question 10

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Adam Sandler in Eight Crazy Nights

This adult animated film is one of the few holiday movies that focuses on Hanukkah instead of Christmas. The main character Davey Stone, voiced by Sandler, regains his holiday spirit through community service and his relationship with two senior citizens. The film is set in a small New Hampshire town called Dukesberry. The film pairs a hero to the community, Whitey Duvall (voiced also by Sandler), and a nuisance to the community, Davey. This unconventional holiday film features new music produced and performed by Sandler, including a new version of his Hanukkah classic, The Chanukah Song. Since it's 2002 debuted, the film has developed a cult following that watches it every holiday season (Wikipedia).

Question 11

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Adam Sandler in Anger Management

Sandler and Jack Nicholson co-star in this comedy film about releasing pent up aggression in unconventional ways. The actors play Dave (Sandler) and Buddy (Nicholson), a patient and his psychiatrist. Buddy claims his mission is to help Dave rid himself of suppressed rage that he's held on to for decades. However, Buddy's unorthodox methods don't seem to help as much as they cause Dave more and more anxiety, sending him further over the edge, which leads to one crazy mishap after another. Dave also isn't sure that he can trust Buddy because his methods seem like a way to undermine or cause a little chaos in Dave's life (Wikipedia ).

Question 12

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Adam Sandler in The Longest Yard

In this 2005 remake, Sandler plays Paul Crewe, a former NFL star who gets sent to lock-up after he gets drunk and crashes his girlfriend's car. While incarcerated, he gets pressured into helping to whip a crew of inmates into shape to compete against a team of guards. At first the team doesn't quite meet Crewe's standards and expectations, but his coaching, along with the Caretaker (Chris Rock) and Nate Scarborough (Burt Reynolds), creates a winning team. Crewe's success and the team's victory lets them temporarily forget their hardship. The cast also includes rapper Nelly, Tracy Morgan, Terry Crews, James Cromwell, and Cloris Leachman (Wikipedia).

Question 13

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Adam Sandler in 50 First Dates

Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler reunite for this movie about falling in love every day. She plays Lucy, a woman with amnesia who Henry (Sandler) must woe again and again...because she constantly forgets that they met. The romance helps transform Lucy’s routine, and allows her brother and father to stop lying to protect her, which helps that family start the healing process. Despite her inability to make new memories and her amnesia, the couple makes it work: They build a life around her illness. The entire film is set in Hawaii. It also won Sandler and Barrymore an award for Best On-Screen Team at the MTV movie awards (Wikipedia).

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Adam Sandler in Click

In this move, Sandler stars as Michael Newman, a man who--through the power of a universal remote--lets his life waste away by flash forwarding through major moments and lessons, just to get to the fun bits. Kate Beckinsale plays his wife Donna and Christopher Walken co-stars as Morty, the man who gives Michael the remote. This dramedy is all about appreciating the small moments and seeing the big picture of life. Along with positive reviews, this film also earned the movie an Academy Award nomination for best makeup. It also won a People's Choice and Kid's Choice award. The film grossed over $237 million worldwide with about an 83 million dollar budget (Wikipedia).

Question 15

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Adam Sandler in I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry

This 2007 buddy comedy features Sandler collaborating with regular film buddy Kevin James. In this movie they play two straight men who fake a domestic partnership and romance. Larry Valentine (played by James) needs a beneficiary to help with his life insurance issues. He asks his co-worker and friend Chuck Levine (played by Sandler) to fake a relationship and eventually a marriage. Chuck feels obligated to agree after Larry saved him from a fire years ago. Jessica Biel also stars as Alex McDonough, Sandler's love interest. Chuck and Larry's plan doesn't go that smoothly when people constantly question the legitimacy of their relationship, especially the many women of Chuck's past (Wikipedia).

Question 16

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Adam Sandler in Funny People

Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill, Jason Schwartzman, Eric Bana, nd Leslie Mann all co-star with Sandler in this film about a man diagnosed with leukemia who turns his life around, but only temporarily. Judd Apatow directs and produces this dark comedy. It also features a slew of other comedians who play themselves, like Sarah Silverman, Norm MacDonald, and George Wallace. Being diagnosed with this disease makes George Simmons (Sandler) reevaluate his life and realize the lack of genuine connections that he has formed. So he mentors a young performer, Ira Wright (Rogen), to make a real friend. He also tries to reconnect with his ex-girlfriend, Laura (Mann), who is now unhappily married to Clarke (Bana) (IMDB).

Question 17

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Adam Sandler in Grown Ups 2

This 2013 sequel once again reunited Sandler with Chris Rock, Kevin James, and David Spade. Rob This comedic sequel also focuses on balancing adulthood with the playfulness of being around childhood/lifelong friends. Lenny Feder (Sandler) decides to move back to his hometown after enjoying so much time with his old friends a few summers ago. Life isn't as rosy as he expected because he faces some of his enemies from the past, as well as makes some new ones. The four best friends find themselves entangled in one wacky adventure after another. The cast also includes Salma Hayek, Maya Rudolph, Milo Ventimiglia, Oliver Hudson, and Steve Buscemi (Wikipedia).

Question 18

What Adam Sandler Flick is this?

Adam Sandler in Just Go With It

Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler co-star in this 2011 romantic comedy. She pretends to be his wife to help him impress another woman, but in reality, they're just best friends and co-workers. Pretending to be a married couple who are about to divorce sparks and stirs up some real feelings that they didn't expect. Katherine (Aniston) is also more drawn to Danny (Sandler) when she sees how well he interacts with her two children. Eventually they confess their love for each other and get married. This film is partially set and filmed in Hawaii, like some of Sandler's other films. According to IMDB, Sandler and Aniston have been good friends before they both even became famous, but this is the first time they collaborated on a film.

Question 19

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Adam Sandler in Hotel Translyvannia 2

In this follow-up to his 2012 animated film, Dracula (Sandler) tries to perform a series of dangerous task to spark his grandson, Dennis's, vampire abilities, much to the dismay of his daughter (Selena Gomez) and son-in-law (Andy Samberg). Drac can't handle the idea that Dennis might just be a human boy, and not a monster. The sequel to this animated hit also reveals some changes to the hotel that Dracula runs, including the admission of humans. Complicating matters, Dracula's father, a very traditional vampire, Vlad (Mel Brooks) plans to make a visit. Dracula is sure his dad won't be happy with the changes to the hotel and Dennis not showing any vampire abilities (Wikipedia).

Question 20

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Adam Sandler in That's My Boy

Andy Samberg and Adam Sandler play father and son in this movie. Samberg's character, who has the unfortunate name of Hans Solo but goes by Todd, was the result of a student teacher romance. Due to his youth, Donny (Sandler) never matured enough to be a real father to Todd, which leads to resentment and being isolated from him. Needing money for back taxes, Donny attempts to reconnect with Todd so that he can film a reunion between hjm and his mother, Mary Beth McGarricle (played by Susan Sarandon and her daughter Eva Amurri Martino). Mary Beth is currently serving jail time, so the whole thing would take place there. Despite his best efforts, Todd starts to bond with his father, and his mother during their brief time together, but all that could end when Todd learns Donny's initial intentions (Wikipedia).

Question 21

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Adam Sandler in Blended

This 2014 film marks the third romantic pairing of Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler. They play Jim and Lauren, two single parents who have a few bad encounters with each other before getting stuck together on a couple's vacation. Their children also tag along to make things even more comedic and complicated. Spending so much time together with their families makes Lauren and Jim see the good side of each other, and eventually fall in love. Their relationship also helps the children cope with the lost of their other biological parents. Jim is the parent with three daughters, and Lauren has two sons. The cast of this movie also includes Terry Crews, Bella Thorne, Joel McHale, Shaquille O'Neal, and Wendi McLendon-Covey (IMDB).

Question 22

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Adam Sandler in Men Women and Children

This film about the complex world of the internet includes an ensemble cast with multiple overlapping stories. The movie follows several families as they deal with real life issues and how technology hurts or helps them cope with these struggles. It mainly follows a set of parents and their teens, because those seem to be the people most influenced by internet culture. Adam Sandler plays Don Turby, a husband and father who escapes his marital issues by using the internet to meet other women. His wife, Helen Turby (Rosemarie DeWitt) also uses it to meet other men. Eventually both of their deceptions gets revealed. The film highlights several aspects of the world of the internet, including gaming culture and quests to become internet famous (Wikipedia).

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Adam Sandler in the Ridiculous 6

Set in the Wild Wild Western era, Adam Sandler, Terry Crews, Jorge Garcia, Taylor Lautner, Luke Wilson, and Rob Schneider play half siblings who all have the same bandit father. Sandler's character, Tommy, was raised by an Apache tribe, so he has more of a bond with them than his biological father, Frank Stockburn( Nick Nolte). Frank has never met his children but seeks out the five half brothers to send them on a mission to save his life by retrieving his lost fortune, $50,000. Eventually, the boys learn that it was all a setup, but they bond and really become brothers. This is one of Sandler's Netflix original films.

Question 24

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Adam Sandler in the Do Over

This Netflix original film follows Max (Adam Sandler) and Charlie (David Spade) as they fake that they lost their lives, and then attempt to start their lives over. Charlie and Max reunite at their 25th high school reunion and they're both not living the lives they want, so that's when they decide to try to do it all over. Things don't go as planned as the lives they stole belong to two men who are involved in some serious crimes, and they also hold the secrets to curing cancer. As Max and Charlie get more information, they find it harder to trust anyone, including each other. The whole ordeal also makes them appreciate important aspects of their old lives (Wikipedia, IMDb).

Question 25

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Adam Sandler in The Week Of

Chris Rock and Adam Sandler team up again for this 2018 Netflix original movie. In It, they play Kenny Lustig (Sandler) and Kirby Cordice (Rock), two very different men and fathers who are forced to come together for their children's wedding. The two men often clash over their beliefs, traditions, and parenting styles, and especially wedding details. In the end, they must put their differences aside to give their children an unforgettable day. Rachel Dratch and Steve Buscemi also appear in this film. Allison Strong and Roland Buck III play their children who are getting married. This was the fourth in a series of movies produced and starring Sandler for Netflix (Wikipedia).

Question 26

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Adam Sandler in Pixels

Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Josh Gad, Michelle Monaghan, and Peter Dinklage star in this movie about an alien invasion due to a misunderstanding involving video games. The space invaders misinterpret a streaming video game feed as declaration of war. The aliens begin to attack Earth with videogame data. The film combines nostalgia and people's love for Sandler in this wild adventure flick. Sam Brenner (Sandler) and friends must defeat some aliens using skills they developed as video game loving kids. The film includes graphics from classic games like Pac-Man, Space Invaders, Centipede, Arkanoid, and Donkey Kong. Despite negative reviews, the film performed well world wide. It debuted at #1 in 23 of the 56 countries it was released in, and it had the biggest opening ever for Sony in Argentina (Wikipedia).

Question 27

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Adam Sandler in Jack and Jill

Sandler takes on double acting duties in this film about siblings who have lost their connection. He plays Jack and Jill Sadelstein. These fraternal twins have gone down opposite paths: Jack has become successful in his work and social life, but Jill has been left behind in all aspects. Jack finds Jill more of a nuisance than a welcomed guest, especially around the holidays. But she becomes the object of Al Pacino's affection, so Jack needs her help to win him over as a client. Spending more time with his sister, Jack starts to see how he has mistreated, neglected, and underappreciated her all of these years (Wikipedia).

Question 28

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This 1998 sports comedy is one of Adam Sandler's most famous roles. The film features him as a water boy, Bobby Boucher Jr, who has an overbearing parent, Helen, played by Kathy Bates. She prevents her son from reaching his true potential by keeping him sheltered and close to her. Bobby faces some additional hardships as he's teased constantly by football players, especially those on his team. With the help of Coach Klein (Henry Winkler), he is able to channel his anger into a football career, and he becomes a hero for the team. Fairuza Balk, Jerry Reed, and Rob Schneider also star.

Question 29

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Adam Sandler in The Meyerowitz Stories

In this 2017 Netflix original, Sandler plays one of three siblings who are trying to find their path in life while growing their relationship with their father, Harold Meyerowitz played by Dustin Hoffman. This is one of Sandler's more serious roles as Danny Meyerowitz, Harold's musically gifted but unemployed son. This film garnished major critical praise, especially for Sandler's performance. Ben Stiller and Elizabeth Marvel play the other two siblings, Matthew and Jean Meyerowitz. Along with praise for the acting, the film also won the Palm Dog at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival. Emma Thompson and Adam Driver also appear in this film (Wikipedia).

Question 30

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Adam Sandler in Sandy Wexler

Sandler teams up with some of his usual filming buddies, Terry Crews, Rob Schneider, Kevin James, and Nick Swardson, for this film about a talent manager. This film is set in the 1990s and follows Sandler's character--based on his real life manager--as he tries to help and advance the professional success of a slew of eccentric characters. His skills are thrown for a whirlwind when he needs to figure out how to help Courtney Clarke (played by Jennifer Hudson) reach fame. Courtney and Sandy fall in love, and their love story plays out over a decade. Lamorne Morris and Arsenio Hall also make appearances in this 2017 comedy (Wikipedia, IMDB).

Question 31

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Adam Sandler in the Cobbler

Adam Sandler stars as Max, a shoe repairman. Max isn't happy with his life, but through the power of an old machine, he's able to put on other people's shoes and become them. At one point he takes on the identity of his father, a thug, and a handsome man, all to achieve various fantasies or resolve a conflict. By the end of the film, Max learns the history of the machine and how it came into his family’s possession. He also gets reunited with one of his parents. This magical realism film also includes a cast of big names like Dustin Hoffman, Dan Stevens, Steve Buscemi, Method Man, and Ellen Barkin.

Question 32

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Adam Sandler in You Don't Mess With The Zohan

Sandler plays Zohan Dvir, a superhuman who is also an Israeli special forces soldier. Tired of this lifestyle, and living with his parents in Israel, Zohan pretends that he is no longer alive. He also does this to pursue his dream. Eventually, Zohan transforms his life and becomes a well-known hairstylist at his salon, like his dream, but his old life comes back to haunt him. He stands up to some goons trying to separate the neighborhood. Zohan must use the skills that he learned, developed, and some innate ones, to protect the block, and Dalia (Emmanuelle Chriqui) the woman who he has fallen in love with, before it all gets taken away (Wikipedia).

Question 33

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Adam Sandler in Bedtime Stories

This 2008 family film was released on Christmas of that year. It was Sandler's first family orientated film, and it was produced by Disney and his Happy Madison company. The film stars Sandler as Skeeter Bronson, a hotel handyman. One day, Skeeter babysits his niece and nephew, and then starts to tell them bedtime stories. These stories magically start to come true, which helps Skeeter find love, happiness, and the life that he always wanted. The film's cast includes Courteney Cox, Keri Russell, Guy Pearce, Russell Brand, and Teresa Palmer. This was Sandler's first collaboration with Disney, and it was his first film to receive a PG rating.

Question 34

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Adam Sandler in Hotel Translyvania 3

In this third installment of this animated franchise, Dracula ( Sandler), his daughter Mavis (Selena Gomez), her husband Johnny (Andy Samberg), and their son Dennis all go on vacation to escape some of the stress of running the famous monster hotel. They end up on a cruise for sea loving monsters, according to IMDB. Things aren't what they seem as this vacation cruise is manufactured by Dracula's enemy, Abraham Van Helsing, to get rid of Drac once and for all. Van Helsing brings his great granddaughter Ericka along. Unexpectedly Ericka and Dracula fall in love, despite her many attempts to end him, and Mavis trying to intervene in their romance.

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Adam Sandler in Spanglish

Adam Sandler plays chef John Clasky in this film about parenting, love, and cultural differences. The Clasky family hires a new nanny, who just moved from Mexico to America, Flor Moreno, to help around the house. Flor has a daughter, Cristina, who also comes to live with the Clasky family. John's wife Deborah gets more attached to Cristina than her own daughter, because she represents everything Deborah's daughter lacks, especially when it comes to her image. Boundaries increasingly get crossed, which results in Cristina and Flor leaving the Clasky home and evaluating what values they want in their new life.

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