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Bio For: Adam Sandler
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ADAM SANDLER (Jim / Producer) has enjoyed phenomenal success as an actor, writer, producer and musician. Sandler's films have grossed over $3 billion worldwide. Most recently, he starred in the comedy "Grown Ups 2," and lent his voice to the lead role of Dracula in "Hotel Transylvania," which his production company, Happy Madison, also produced. He is currently in production on "Hotel Transylvania 2"; and just completed filming on "The Cobbler," for Thomas McCarthy, and "Men, Women & Children," for Jason Reitman.

Sandler recently starred opposite Andy Samberg in "That's My Boy" and, prior to that, starred in "Jack and Jill," with Katie Holmes, and "Just Go With It," with Jennifer Aniston. His previous films include "Grown Ups," "Funny People," written and directed by Judd Apatow, "Bedtime Stories," "You Don't Mess with the Zohan," and "I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry."

Sandler's films also include "Reign Over Me," for director Mike Binder, "Click," with Kate Beckinsale, and "The Longest Yard," with Chris Rock and Burt Reynolds. He also starred in James L. Brooks' "Spanglish"; "Anger Management," with Jack Nicholson; and Paul Thomas Anderson's "Punch-Drunk Love," for which he received a Golden Globe nomination. With Drew Barrymore, he previously starred in the romantic comedies "50 First Dates" and "The Wedding Singer."

Born in Brooklyn, New York, and raised in Manchester, New Hampshire, Sandler had his first brush with comedy at age 17, with a performance at a Boston comedy club. From then on he was hooked, performing regularly in comedy clubs throughout the state, while earning a degree in Fine Arts from New York University.

Sandler's production company, Happy Madison Productions, has become an almost self-contained mini studio, involved in all aspects of film production. Happy Madison has produced "Click," "50 First Dates," "Anger Management," "Big Daddy" and "The Longest Yard," among others, as well as "The Benchwarmers," "Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo," "Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star," "Strange Wilderness," "The House Bunny," "Paul Blart: Mall Cop," "Zookeeper" and "Here Comes the Boom." Sandler has also collaborated with writer Tim Herlihy on the screenplays for "Happy Gilmore," "Little Nicky," "Billy Madison," "Big Daddy" and "The Waterboy," and executive produced "Grandma's Boy," "The Animal," "Joe Dirt," "The Master of Disguise," "The Hot Chick" and "Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo."

Happy Madison Productions also has a deal with Columbia Tri-Star Domestic Television to develop projects for the studio, including "Rules of Engagement," on CBS, "The Goldbergs," on ABC, "Pretend Time," on Comedy Central and "Breaking In," on Fox. Sandler's comedy albums on Warner Bros Records have gone multi-platinum. Collectively, they have sold more than six million copies to date.

His awards include the People's Choice, Kids Choice, MTV, and Teen Choice awards.

Movies For: Adam Sandler
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BLENDED (PG-13) On Video: 8/26/2014 At Theaters: 5/23/2014
GROWN UPS 2 (PG-13) On Video: 11/5/2013 At Theaters: 7/12/2013
HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA (PG) On Video: 1/22/2013 At Theaters: 9/28/2012
THAT'S MY BOY (R) On Video: 10/16/2012 At Theaters: 6/15/2012
JACK AND JILL (PG) On Video: 3/6/2012 At Theaters: 11/11/2011
ZOOKEEPER (PG) On Video: 10/11/2011 At Theaters: 7/8/2011
JUST GO WITH IT (PG-13) On Video: 6/7/2011 At Theaters: 2/11/2011
GROWN UPS (PG-13) On Video: 11/9/2010 At Theaters: 6/25/2010
FUNNY PEOPLE (R) On Video: 11/24/2009 At Theaters: 7/31/2009
BEDTIME STORIES (PG) On Video: 4/3/2009 At Theaters: 12/25/2008
YOU DON'T MESS WITH THE ZOHAN (PG-13) On Video: 10/7/2008 At Theaters: 6/6/2008
I NOW PRONOUNCE YOU CHUCK AND LARRY (PG-13) On Video: 11/6/2007 At Theaters: 7/20/2007
REIGN OVER ME (R) On Video: 10/9/2007 At Theaters: 3/23/2007
CLICK (PG-13) On Video: 10/10/2006 At Theaters: 6/23/2006
THE LONGEST YARD (PG-13) On Video: 9/20/2005 At Theaters: 5/27/2005
SPANGLISH (PG-13) On Video: 4/5/2005 At Theaters: 12/17/2004
50 FIRST DATES (PG-13) On Video: 6/15/2004 At Theaters: 2/13/2004
EIGHT CRAZY NIGHTS (PG-13) On Video: 11/4/2003 At Theaters: 11/27/2002
ANGER MANAGEMENT (PG-13) On Video: 9/16/2003 At Theaters: 4/11/2003
PUNCH-DRUNK LOVE (R) On Video: 6/24/2003 At Theaters: 11/1/2002
MR. DEEDS (PG-13) On Video: 10/22/2002 At Theaters: 6/28/2002
LITTLE NICKY (PG-13) On Video: 4/24/2001 At Theaters: 11/10/2000
BIG DADDY (PG-13) On Video: 11/2/1999 At Theaters: 6/25/1999
THE WATERBOY (PG-13) On Video: 3/16/1999 At Theaters: 11/6/1998
THE WEDDING SINGER (PG-13) On Video: 8/4/1998 At Theaters: 2/13/1998
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