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Critic-proof film for Sandler's fans--the rest won't find anything to tempt them. He's 32-year-old slacker law-school grad Sonny Koufax, who's got a big Peter Pan complex, since he's incapable of assuming any adult responsibility. However, he does want to impress women, so he decides to go for the "awww" factor by becoming the guardian of his travelling-in-China roommate Kevin's (Stewart) heretofore unknown son, five-year-old Julian (Sprouse). He teaches the kid a number of disgusting traits and winds up bonding with the tyke (they have the same emotional IQ--how hard can it be?).

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Available on Running time 95 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Top Grossing Films of 1999, Parenthood, Dads, Childhood Visions, Adoption & Orphans, Law & Lawyers, Order in the Court, Slob Comedy, Custody Battles, New York, New York
Steve Franks, Tim Herlihy, Adam Sandler
Adam Sandler, Cole Sprouse, Dylan Sprouse, Joey Lauren Adams, Jon Stewart, Leslie Mann, Josh Mostel, Rob Schneider, Kristy Swanson, Joseph Bologna, Steve Buscemi
Theo van de Sande
Dennis Dugan
Teddy Castellucci
Columbia Pictures, Sony Pictures


MTV Movie Awards 2000: Comedic Perf. (Sandler); Golden Raspberries 1999: Worst Actor (Sandler).

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Big Daddy
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Any Adam Sandler movie is hilarious! Big Daddy will definitely get anyone laughing! Adam plays Sonny, who lives with his roommate. Sonny is not very mature for his age. Even though Sonny needs to grow up a bit, it makes this movie all the better! He wants to impress this girl so he takes care of his roommate's mystery son, Julian. Sonny has no manners at all, and he teaches Julian every single bad thing that Sonny does. Julian even says some bad words throughout the movie because he doesn't know any better. They have a lot of fun together and create a special bond, and in the end, they don't want to leave each other when the time comes. This movie is really funny and cute... I think so anyways. You are crazy if you haven't seen this movie! I used to watch this all the time, along with many other Adam Sandler movies!