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Uncut Gems to Grown-Ups: Adam Sandler's journey through films

Adam Sandler has performed in more than 50 movies. Each movie has left a special impact on the audience’s mind. Here are top 5 movies of Sandler’s film career.

Adam Sandler's journey through film

Adam Sandler, the icon of the comedy world, has always entertained his audiences. Sandler, who started his career by doing stand-up comedy shows, later ventured into the Hollywood industry. Sandler is not just a comedian but also a famous actor. Over the years, Sandler has delighted audiences with his distinct blend of wit, humor, and occasionally unexpected emotional depth.

With his marvelous performance in "Uncut Gems," Sandler was nominated for an Academy Award in the Best Actor category. Although Sandler has been in many films, here  are the top five that really stood out and demonstrated his extraordinary talent.

1. The Wedding Singer (1998)

The plot of the movie revolves around Robbie, a singer, and Julia, a waitress, who are both engaged but to the wrong people. Luckily, fortune intervenes, helping both characters cross paths and fall in love. Sandler's marvelous acting won hearts, and the movie turned out to be a massive hit.

2. Happy Gilmore (1996)

Helmed by Dennis Duggan and produced by Robert Simonds, the movie is a sports comedy. The plot of the story revolves around Happy, who gets to know that his grandfather is going to lose his house. At that moment, Happy (played by Adam Sandler) decides to enter the golf tournament to win the prize money to save his home.

3. Uncut Gems (2019)

One of the greatest hits of Adam Sandler has to be "Uncut Gems." The movie is about a charismatic jeweler who ends up making a high stake, which as a result leads to the windfall of a lifetime. Sandler's acting hooked the audience to their screens until the movie ended.

4. Funny People (2009)

"Funny People" is a 2009 American black comedy-drama film directed by Judd Apatow and starring Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen, and Leslie Mann. The film tells the story of George Simmons, a famous comedian who is diagnosed with a terminal illness. George tries to fix the relationships in his life while befriending an aspiring comedian named Ira Wright.

5. Spanglish (2004)

Written and helmed by James L. Brooks, the movie revolves around two people, Flor and Cristina, who move to the US for a better life. However, when both characters move into the home of John and Deborah, all of them have their lives impacted by the situation.