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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12
Cast
Adam Sandler
Joey Lauren Adams
Jon Stewart
Rob Schneider
Kirsty Swanson
Cole Sprouse
Dylan Sprouse
Joey Lauren Adams
Directors
Dennis Dugan
Screenwriters
Steve Franks
Tim Herlihy
Adam Sandler
Running Time
93 minutes

Big Daddy
Adam Sandler comedy.


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Plot
A lovable oaf adopts a five-year-old boy in order to impress a girlfriend. Misguided parenting techniques are applied and found wanting.


Verdict
Without being as polished a concept as The Wedding Singer (although Sandler does his best with the soundtrack by including Styx, Van Halen, Big Audio Dynamite and Eurythmics), or touching the anarchic heights of Happy Gilmore, Big Daddy is clear evidence that - for the moment at least - this pony doesn't need a new trick.


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