Adam Sandler: Articles

'Hotel Transylvania 2' Box Office: Adam Sandler Biggest Opening Weekend Ever? Think Again

'Hotel Transylvania 2.' 'Hotel Transylvania 2' far surpasses expectations at domestic box office: Adam Sandler a hit when heard but not seen Adam Sandler has been having his share of domestic box office flops lately. Chris Columbus' Pixels, which opened in late July to scathing reviews and indifferent audiences, was […]

'Pixels' Movie Box Office: Adam Sandler Beaten by 'Ant-Man'?, 'Trainwreck' Theater Shooting

Pixels movie with Adam Sandler. 'Pixels' movie weekend box office: Adam Sandler vs. 'Ant-Man' Despite its underwhelming domestic box office debut last weekend, Marvel's Ant-Man may turn out to be the winner in North America this weekend, July 24–26, thanks to another underwhelming debut: that of the Adam Sandler Pixels […]

'Grown Ups 2' Among Biggest Adam Sandler Hits & 'Pacific Rim' Disappoints

Adam Sandler in Grown Ups 2. Adam Sandler Grown Ups 2: One of Sandler's biggest domestic openings ever? Directed by Dennis Dugan, and starring Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, David Spade, and Kevin James, Grown Ups 2 opened with $41.5 million from 3,491 North American locations this past weekend, July 12-14, […]

'Hotel Transylvania' Not Exactly September Record & Sleeper Hit 'Looper' No Chinese Blockbuster

Looper 2012: Joseph Gordon-Levitt sci-fier tops North American box office two weekdays in a row Oct. 4, '12, update: Looper, the October 2012 sleeper hit starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Bruce Willis, surpassed last weekend's top movie, Hotel Transylvania, two days in a row this week: on Tuesday, Oct. 2 ($2.36 […]

'That's My Boy': Adam Sandler Biggest Box Office Bomb? + Tom Cruise Rock and Roll Movie Flops

'That's My Boy' with Adam Sandler and Andy Samberg. 'That's My Boy': Worst Adam Sandler box office flop? June 17, '12, update: The R-rated father-and-son comedy That's My Boy will quite possibly become the biggest box office bomb in Adam Sandler's career since the lowbrow comedian became a (mostly domestic) […]

'Breaking Dawn Part 1' & 'Jack and Jill': Razzie Award Nominations

Adam Sandler, Adam Sandler in Jack and Jill WORST PICTURE Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star Jack and Jill New Year's Eve Transformers: Dark of the Moon The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 WORST ACTOR Russell Brand, Arthur Nicolas Cage, Drive Angry 3-D / Season of the Witch / […]

Thanksgiving Families for All Tastes: Some Much More Popular Than Others

The Muppets with Amy Adams. One would think that James Bobin's The Muppets is the sort of ideal flick to come out during the Thanksgiving and Christmas seasons. Yet the “family movie” that has become one of the year's biggest blockbusters – not only in the U.S. but also internationally […]

Henry Cavill 'Immortals' Workout Pays Off & 'Twilight Saga' Rules Via Greek Mythology

The Kellan Lutz workout in 'Immortals': Poseidon's pecs. 'Immortals' tops North American box office: Henry Cavill & Kellan Lutz star Nov. 13, '11, update: These days, it doesn't take much to “easily” top the North American box office. But then again, if money is scarce – like it is for […]

Adam Sandler & Jennifer Aniston: Bikini or No, Last Day on Top + Justin Bieber Says 'Never'

Jennifer Aniston bikini pic: Adam Sandler leading lady in 'Just Go with It.' Jennifer Aniston & Adam Sandler 'Just Go with It' box office: Bikini or no, last day on top Feb. 18, '11, update: The Adam Sandler-Jennifer Aniston comedy Just Go with It, which also features Brooklyn Decker and […]

People's Choice Awards: Computer Virus Infection & Double Loser Robert Pattinson

People's Choice Awards' winners 'Grown Ups' and actor Adam Sandler: Computer virus infection? The People's Choice Awards are supposed to be about the will of the people. And as so often happens, the people have chosen fare the “cultural elites” despise. Case in point is Adam Sandler's Grown Ups, selected […]

WikiLeaks Cables & Michael Moore Revelations + Oscar-Winning 'Star Wars' Talent Dies & Adam Sandler Death Hoax

Wikileaks cables focusing on Michael Moore documentary Fahrenheit 9/11 have raised eyebrows, much like Britney Spears' appearance in that 2004 nonfiction blockbuster. In Moore's own words, these latest Wikileaks cables “provide a stunning and bizarre peek into the paranoid minds of the Bush White House when it came to the […]

Zac Efron 'Charlie St. Cloud': Major Disappointment

'Charlie St. Cloud' with Zac Efron and Amanda Crew is major box office disappointment: Where were the teens this past weekend? Box Office: Zac Efron 'Charlie St. Cloud' a major disappointment, Paul Rudd and Steve Carell 'Dinner for Schmucks' a minor one Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Christopher Nolan's sci-fi/thriller Inception was […]

'Knight and Day': Tom Cruise Not Responsible for Box Office Misfire?

Tom Cruise, Cameron Diaz, Knight and Day June 28 update: “Blame me, don't blame Tom Cruise. We did lots of focus groups for this film, and no one ever said there was a star problem. Never. Tom Cruise was not the issue. I take full responsibility. And if the movie […]

'The Final Destination' Movie Has Sensational Debut

'The Final Destination.' Sept. 6, '09, update: The Final Destination held on to the No. 1 spot at the North American box office for a second consecutive weekend with $12.4 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday. New Line Cinema's David R. Ellis-directed horror sequel scored an average […]

Box Office: Canine Star Beats Brad Pitt, Adam Sandler & Tom Cruise + Reese Witherspoon Back at the Top

Marley & Me with Owen Wilson, Jennifer Aniston, and the dog Clyde. Directed by David Frankel, the canine comedy-drama has once again topped the domestic box office, beating big-name competitors such as Adam Sandler (Bedtime Stories), Brad Pitt (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button), and Tom Cruise (Valkyrie). Weekend box […]

Pixar Tops & Angelina Jolie Wanted

'WALL-E' movie: Pixar release enjoys impressive box office debut. 'WALL-E' tops U.S. and Canada box office, Angelina Jolie and James McAvoy 'inspirational' thriller 'Wanted' a strong runner-up June 30, '08: Directed by Andrew Stanton, Pixar Animation's WALL-E was catapulted to the top of the North American box office this weekend […]

When Homer Beat Adam

July 30 update: The Simpsons Movie rose to the top of the North American box office this weekend with an estimated US$71.9 million. David Silverman's big-screen adaptation of the famed TV series proved that after 18 years and more than 397 episodes, the Simpsons are as popular as ever. Opening […]

'Spanglish' Movie: Adam Sandler Surprises in Condescending Comedy

'Spanglish' movie: Adam Sandler and Paz Vega directed by James L. Brooks. 'Spanglish' movie: Adam Sandler surprisingly effective in Hollywood exemplar of 'dishonestidad' Spanglish is writer-director James L. Brooks' take on ethnocultural relations in the affluent sections of the American Southwest. An interesting idea that could result in an excellent […]