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Happy Gilmore Reviews

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February 16, 2016
The comedy is never more than sudden, outsized explosions of violence from the otherwise placid, childlike Happy. But director Dugan maximizes the laughs through careful timing and counterpoint.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
August 26, 2013
there's still plenty of true immaturity to go around
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
January 1, 2011
Adolescent humor at its best/worst. Lots of profanity.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
April 15, 2008
[A] one-joke Caddyshack for the blitzed and jaded.
Full Review | Original Score: D+
April 15, 2008
Sandler's serious moments are dramatically deadly, while a little of his comedy goes a long way.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
April 15, 2008
There are about three minutes of funny material in Happy Gilmore, and pretty much all of them are in the trailer.
April 15, 2008
Fans of sport and brash, boisterous comedies will find a lot to love here.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
April 15, 2008
At the end of the day, it's exactly what most spectators would really love to see on the fairway.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
April 22, 2007
From beginning to end, there's not a slow moment in "Happy Gilmore," the Tiger Woods of gleefully idiotic comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
June 24, 2006
This is a fun movie. I don't know how many times I've seen it now, but it never ceases to amuse me.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Top Critic
June 24, 2006
Superior disposable comedy.
May 26, 2006
Happy Gilmore provides Sandler with a perfect outlet for his character.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
September 12, 2005
A bigtime guilty pleasure for me.
| Original Score: B
September 10, 2005
Lame, unfunny stuff.
Full Review | Original Score: 0/4
March 23, 2005
Sandler at his crazy, comical best....side-splitting stuff~
| Original Score: 3/5
July 6, 2003
Sandler putts one in for a winner.
| Original Score: 4/5
May 20, 2003
You probably already know if you think Adam Sandler is funny, so let that be your guide.
| Original Score: 1.5/4
March 25, 2003
There was a time when Adam Sandler was genuinely funny. Oh, how we miss those times.
| Original Score: 4/5
November 12, 2002
Standard Adam Sandler vehicle.
| Original Score: 2/5
November 7, 2002
Sever those cerebral lobes, sit back, and enjoy a gleeful, energetically stupid comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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