Big Daddy Reviews

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December 22, 2010
Typical Adam Sandler -- charm mixed with crude humor.
June 2, 2008
Ending is predictably gooey but Sandler's edge staves off the sludge for long enough in an otherwise fresh and funny piece.
June 2, 2008
This light yet earnest drama starring Adam Sandler deals openly with one of the most insidious elements in popular filmmaking -- the male screenwriter's relationship with his own father.
January 15, 2008
Those expecting another run of the mill Sandler film will either be pleasantly surprised or disgusted by this foray of his into new and different territory.
July 23, 2007
Another genial Sandler opus.
December 11, 2006
However simplistic Big Daddy is, it is also easy viewing.
Top Critic
February 9, 2006
This lightweight, bubblegum caper synthesises robust, physical humour, self-deprecation and witty one liners. The main problem, as with most other dumb boy pictures, is that the supporting characters are underwritten.
July 21, 2005
Funny-sweet, understand, not bleccchh sweet.
May 20, 2003
Sandler continues to bring a sweetness, irreverence and unpredictability to the screen that make hits out of his films.
October 15, 2002
Not so bad.
September 26, 2002
...you just might wind up with a new found respect for Sandler.
September 10, 2002
Don't expect La Dolce Vita and you'll love Big Daddy.
March 8, 2002
I wouldn't call it good, but I'd surely call it a good time.
January 1, 2000
Sandler's latest film isn't much of step up from those previous encounters, but it retains all of their good-natured affability.
January 1, 2000
A sure sign of a pending apocalypse: I enjoyed Adam Sandler's new movie.
January 1, 2000
Adam Sandler's sweetness just busts out all over. It's a wondrous thing to watch.
January 1, 2000
Big Daddy is clear evidence that -- for the moment at least -- this pony doesn't need a new trick.
January 1, 2000
Funny and cute!
January 1, 2000
Big Daddy is surprisingly sentimental and consistently amusing.
January 1, 2000
A sweet, sentimental and broadly entertaining salute to fathers and sons.
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