The Wedding Singer (1998)



Critic Consensus: It's decidedly uneven -- and surprisingly sappy for an early Adam Sandler comedy -- but The Wedding Singer is also sweet, funny, and beguiling.

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Mousse up your hair and pull your Missing Persons records out of mothballs for this romantic comedy set in that era of questionable fashion decisions, the '80s. In 1985, Robbie Hart (Adam Sandler) is a vocalist whose rock band stubbornly refuses to get off the ground. In the meantime, he makes a living playing wedding receptions, where his easy charm and ability to schmooze brings him a steady income. Robbie meets Julia Sullivan (Drew Barrymore) when she's working as a waitress at one of his … More

Rating: PG-13 (For sex related material and language)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Tim Herlihy
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On DVD: Aug 5, 1998
New Line Cinema


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Critic Reviews for The Wedding Singer

All Critics (62) | Top Critics (13)

Supporting players are uniformly strong, and Coraci deserves much credit for exacting just the right degree of outrageousness without spinning into some wild orbit.

Full Review… | June 1, 2008
Top Critic

You can't help pulling for the kids.

Full Review… | January 26, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Finally, an Adam Sandler comedy that you can sit through without wanting to throw a mallet through the screen.

Full Review… | July 12, 2002
Globe and Mail
Top Critic

As Robbie Hart, a former lead singer in a rock band reduced to performing at weddings, Sandler goes for more than the easy laughs.

Full Review… | June 18, 2002
San Francisco Chronicle
Top Critic

The chemistry between Sandler and Barrymore is something special to see here, and I think 'The Wedding Singer' ends up being Sandler's best movie.

Full Review… | January 27, 2013
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

Not the most original comedy, but many will enjoy.

Full Review… | December 15, 2010
Common Sense Media

Audience Reviews for The Wedding Singer

If you love 80s cheesy music, this is a must see. Julia and Robbie are engaged to wrong people. He is a wedding singer and she is a waitress. Drew and Adam make a great on-screen couple. Adam is a good singer. Cute rom com.

Candy Rose

Super Reviewer

Get some cheese balls, dunk it in cheese whizz, throw sharp cheddar cheese on top and you get "The Wedding Singer". Yup. So cheesy... everything within this movie is a recipe for disaster, yet the romance works -- what the hell? The comedy falls flat almost every single time and Drew Barrymore is one horrible actress, yet at the end of the day, you'll find "The Wedding Singer" somewhat pulling on your heartstrings.

Albert Kim
Albert Kim

Super Reviewer

Easily one of my all time favorite Adam Sandler movies. Love the 80's throwback, and all the little references, especially the music. Sandler is Robbie Hart, a wedding singer who gets left at the alter. Depressed, he then meets Julia Sullivan(Drew Barrymore) a waitress about to be married. He helps with her wedding planning, and they eventually fall for each other. typical romantic comedy, with Sandler's touch of frat boy humor that works perfect. Watching this on a Saturday morning for the first time in years, I found myself remembering every line, laughing at the same jokes, and singing the same songs. Watching this movie is like riding a bike, you just never forget.

Everett Johnson
Everett Johnson

Super Reviewer

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