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Despite almost nonexistent pacing and a script full of holes, "Singer" is an enjoyably goofy look at the mid '80s. Surprisingly toned-down and appealing Sandler is Robbie Hart, wedding singer, ultimate nice guy, and rock-star wanna-be, who's jilted at the altar. Waitress Barrymore is engaged to a skirt-chasing stock broker. It's immediately clear that they belong together, and the rest of the movie is spent on them chasing each other through various contrived obstacles, to the obvious ending. Features great cameos by punk-rocker Billy Idol, Jon Lovitz (as a rival wedding singer), and Steve Buscemi (excellent as the groom's jealous "dad always liked you best" brother). Musical highlight is Sandler's heartfelt rendition of the J. Geils Band's "Love Stinks." Isn't it a little scary that we're already spoofing the '80s?

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Available on Running time 96 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Romantic Comedy, Wedding Hell, Otherwise Engaged, Waiters & Waitresses, Period Piece: 1980s, Slob Comedy, Airborne, Gender Bending, Rock Stars on Film, Romantic Triangles
Screenplay
Tim Herlihy
Cast
Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore, Christine Taylor, Allen Covert, Matthew Glave, Ellen A. Dow, Angela Featherstone, Alexis Arquette, Christina Pickles, Jon Lovitz, Steve Buscemi, Kevin Nealon
Cinematography
Tim Suhrstedt
Director
Frank Coraci
Music
Teddy Castellucci
Other
Billy Idol
Producer
New Line Cinema

Awards

MTV Movie Awards 1998: Kiss (Adam Sandler/Drew Barrymore).

Visitor Reviews

The Wedding Singer
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Nicholle

This movie really makes you feel like you're back in the 80's. If you love Miami Vice, and Billy Idol, you will too. You can't help but feeling sorry for Robbie Hart because he is left standing all alone at the alter. Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler (Robbie Hart) become good friends and she talks him into helping her plan her wedding and to go back to being a wedding singer. He is so funny when he starts singing at receptions again because he is really too depressed to be there. During the movie, the two realize that they love each other but they can't quite seem to get together. It's a good love story.

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Nicholle

This movie really makes you feel like you're back in the 80's. If you love Miami Vice, and Billy Idol, you will too. You can't help but feeling sorry for Robbie Hart because he is left standing all alone at the alter. Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler (Robbie Hart) become good friends and she talks him into helping her plan her wedding and to go back to being a wedding singer. He is so funny when he starts singing at receptions again because he is really too depressed to be there. During the movie, the two realize that they love each other but they can't quite seem to get together. It's a good love story.

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Nicholle

This is one of my favorite movies! When this came out, me and my sister literally watched this almost everyday! We even did the karaoke at the end of the movie that plays after the credits! We were little then, but I don't think I would do that nowadays. Adam Sandler plays Robbie, who is a wedding singer. When he is supposed to get married, his fiance leaves him at the alter, and he gets pretty depressed. He sings inappropriate and pretty much ruins the people's wedding reception, and causes a huge fight to break out. He falls in love with Julia who works with him, but she is engaged to a really big rich, jerk. He tries to win her over but a few things get in the way and some problems happen. When Julia and her fiance are on a plane to Vegas, Robbie surprises her with a really sweet song and wins her heart and the hearts of all the people on the plane.