Adam Sandler - Adam Sandler Thanksgiving Song Returns Once Again

Adam Sandler may still be smarting from the critical panning that his latest flick 'Jack and Jill' received, but the Hollywood star will certainly be in demand this week when America celebrates Thanksgiving.
With the big opening of Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 1, Sandler's latest comedy about a man who dreads the yearly festive visit of his needy twin sister, got left behind. It was the first film in years to register a score of zero on reviews aggregating website Rotten Tomatoes, with critic Mary F Pols writing in Time magazine, "More than 24 hours has passed since I watched the new Adam Sandler movie Jack and Jill and I am still dead inside". However, at least the actor can rest safe in the knowledge that millions will be listening to his music come Thanksgiving on Thursday (24 November 2011). The actor's comical Thanksgiving Song, first composed over 10 years ago, has become somewhat of a tradition amongst Americans. Adam first sang the tune in front of a live audience on Saturday Night Live, but the song soon went viral and delighted fans with its comical tale of turkey - the lyrics include, "Love to eat turkey, Cause it's good, Love to eat turkey, Like a good boy should, Cause it's turkey to eat, So good, Turkey for me, Turkey for you, Let's eat the turkey, In my big brown shoe, Love to eat the turkey, At the table, I once saw a movie, With Betty Grable, Eat that turkey, All night long".
The Thanksgiving Song is a predecessor to Sandler's more popular holiday ditty, "The Chanukah Song".


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Even with its inane script and limp direction, this film is watchable simply because Drew Barrymore is present to humanise Adam Sandler. How she does this is a mystery, but the fact remains that he's annoyingly unlikeable without her. And history proves the point: Sandler's best-ever performances were in two films opposite Barrymore, 1998's The Wedding Singer and 2004's 50 First Dates. Although this movie isn't quite in that league.

They play Lauren and Jim, who meet on a disastrous blind date and vow never to see each other again. But they end up inadvertently sharing a safari holiday to South Africa when Lauren's best pal (Wendi McLendon-Covey) and Jim's boss cancel a holiday with their five kids. Which is handy since Lauren has two energetic sons (Braxton Beckham and Kyle Red Silverstein) while Jim has three needy daughters (Bella Thorne, Emma Fuhrmann and Alyvia Alyn Lind). Of course, the children are happy to have same-sex role models along, even if Lauren and Jim can't bear to be around each other.

There isn't a split-second when we don't know exactly where this plot is heading, even though the script veers wildly between wacky slapstick mayhem and sappy lesson-learning sentimentality. Every scene is carefully concocted to elicit either laughter or tears, and the manipulative filmmaking occasionally works. Although the movie's funniest moments are offhanded gags that feel improvised between Barrymore and Sandler. The child actors are all decent, carefully cast so each each simplistic character can have his or her corny journey to some sort of personal discovery.

While it's just about watchable, the movie's so under-powered that it feels like director Frank Coraci (who also made The Wedding Singer) was asleep at the wheel. He wastes ace scene-stealers like McLendon-Covey and Kevin Nealon (as a fellow tourist), and somehow manages to make an African safari look dull. In other words, everything about this film feels lazy, and yet with Barrymore and Sandler on-screen it still manages to drum up a hint of charm.

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Have 'Blended' Co-Stars, Drew Barrymore & Adam Sandler, Ever Dated? 4211493 News

Drew Barrymore & Adam Sandler are Hollywood's most adorable on-screen couples, but many have always wondered if their chemistry together ever blossomed off-screen.

The acting duo, who star in the new comedy 'Blended,' finally got the chance to clarify if they have ever dated or slept together, while appearing on 'Chelsea Lately' on Thursday (May 22nd).

"Have you guys ever dated? Have you ever hooked up or [had] penetration," the talk-show host jokingly asked.

The 39 year-old actress was first to respond in abrupt fashion as she said, "Not even a little! Not even like, as we say in The Wedding Singer, 'Church tongue.' Nothing, really."

"One night I screamed, 'Please look at it!'" the 47 year-old actor said of his privates. "No, we always just hung out and had a good time. We always socialized, but we never, it's good."

Barrymore noted that not becoming romantically connected with one another is most likely the reason for their partnership to remain so successful.

"That's probably why we've been able to stick together all these years because there never was that awkward moment," she said.

'Blended' is the third comedy the duo have starred in together, with the first coming in 1998's 'The Wedding Singer,' as Robbie Hart and Julia Sullivan, and again six years later in 2004's '50 First Dates' as Henry Roth and Lucy Whitmore.

MORE: 'Blended': A Barrymore-Sandler Reunion - How Did This Start?

While attending the premiere of the new rom-com in Hollywood on Wednesday night (May 21st), Sandler also revealed that Barrymore still finds it "awkward" when filming romantic scenes.

MORE: Drew Barrymore Held Up By Elephants

"Absolutely, for Drew every time," he told E!News. "It's been awkward when we were strangers for her. But I keep saying, 'They paid you, buddy, get in here.'"

Blended
'Blended' is the thrid rom-com Barrymore and Sandler have starred in

Drew Barrymore & Adam Sandler are Hollywood's most adorable on-screen couples, but many have always wondered if their chemistry together ever blossomed off-screen.

The acting duo, who star in the new comedy 'Blended,' finally got the chance to clarify if they have ever dated or slept together, while appearing on 'Chelsea Lately' on Thursday (May 22nd).

"Have you guys ever dated? Have you ever hooked up or [had] penetration," the talk-show host jokingly asked.

The 39 year-old actress was first to respond in abrupt fashion as she said, "Not even a little! Not even like, as we say in The Wedding Singer, 'Church tongue.' Nothing, really."

"One night I screamed, 'Please look at it!'" the 47 year-old actor said of his privates. "No, we always just hung out and had a good time. We always socialized, but we never, it's good."

Barrymore noted that not becoming romantically connected with one another is most likely the reason for their partnership to remain so successful.

"That's probably why we've been able to stick together all these years because there never was that awkward moment," she said.

'Blended' is the third comedy the duo have starred in together, with the first coming in 1998's 'The Wedding Singer,' as Robbie Hart and Julia Sullivan, and again six years later in 2004's '50 First Dates' as Henry Roth and Lucy Whitmore.

MORE: 'Blended': A Barrymore-Sandler Reunion - How Did This Start?

While attending the premiere of the new rom-com in Hollywood on Wednesday night (May 21st), Sandler also revealed that Barrymore still finds it "awkward" when filming romantic scenes.

MORE: Drew Barrymore Held Up By Elephants

"Absolutely, for Drew every time," he told E!News. "It's been awkward when we were strangers for her. But I keep saying, 'They paid you, buddy, get in here.'"

Blended
'Blended' is the thrid rom-com Barrymore and Sandler have starred in

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Blended: A Barrymore-Sandler Reunion - How Did This Start? 4211061 News

Blended marks the third time Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler have teamed up on-screen, recapturing the strong chemistry that made both The Wedding Singer (1998) and 50 First Dates (2004) such big hits. But how did the child star of E.T and the wacky comedian from Saturday Night Live get together in the first place?

Drew Barrymore, Baby2Baby GalaAdam Sandler, Grown Ups 2 New York Premiere
Barrymore and Sandler are back together again

Long-time friend Frank Coraci (who directed The Wedding Singer and Blended) remembers originally talking to Sandler about doing a cool romantic-comedy that would appeal to guys. "Adam had met Drew and said, 'You gotta meet this girl!'" Coraci says. "And I just fell in love with Drew. There's nobody on the planet like her."

More: The Top 5 Worst Rated Adam Sandler Movies

A fan of Sandler's early films Happy Gilmore and Billy Madison, Barrymore says she knew she and Sandler were meant to become long-time collaborators. "I was scheming," she remembers, "because I knew within my bones that we were supposed to partner up."

"I thought she was hitting on me," Sandler recalls. But after working together on The Wedding Singer he said that Barrymore offered something new: "She makes me feel safe and protected."

More: Click for the 'Blended' trailer

More: Read our 'Blended' movie Review

"That's because we have each others' backs," Barrymore notes.

After the 1980s-set Wedding Singer, they travelled to Hawaii to film 50 First Dates, which was directed by Peter Segal (Grudge Match), then to South Africa for Blended. They're already talking about making another film with Coraci. "I'm in," says Barrymore. "I've been asking him where we're going to go do it. I think we should go back to Hawaii!"

Blended marks the third time Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler have teamed up on-screen, recapturing the strong chemistry that made both The Wedding Singer (1998) and 50 First Dates (2004) such big hits. But how did the child star of E.T and the wacky comedian from Saturday Night Live get together in the first place?

Drew Barrymore, Baby2Baby GalaAdam Sandler, Grown Ups 2 New York Premiere
Barrymore and Sandler are back together again

Long-time friend Frank Coraci (who directed The Wedding Singer and Blended) remembers originally talking to Sandler about doing a cool romantic-comedy that would appeal to guys. "Adam had met Drew and said, 'You gotta meet this girl!'" Coraci says. "And I just fell in love with Drew. There's nobody on the planet like her."

More: The Top 5 Worst Rated Adam Sandler Movies

A fan of Sandler's early films Happy Gilmore and Billy Madison, Barrymore says she knew she and Sandler were meant to become long-time collaborators. "I was scheming," she remembers, "because I knew within my bones that we were supposed to partner up."

"I thought she was hitting on me," Sandler recalls. But after working together on The Wedding Singer he said that Barrymore offered something new: "She makes me feel safe and protected."

More: Click for the 'Blended' trailer

More: Read our 'Blended' movie Review

"That's because we have each others' backs," Barrymore notes.

After the 1980s-set Wedding Singer, they travelled to Hawaii to film 50 First Dates, which was directed by Peter Segal (Grudge Match), then to South Africa for Blended. They're already talking about making another film with Coraci. "I'm in," says Barrymore. "I've been asking him where we're going to go do it. I think we should go back to Hawaii!"

23rd May 2014 4209005
The Top 5 Worst Rated Adam Sandler Movies 4208718 News

Adam Sandler's alleged humour responds with teenage boys, and teenage boys at heart, around the world. His films contain enough toilet humour and slapstick comedy to rival The Three Stooges. Unfortunately, few of them have ever gone down well with the critics. 

Adam Sandler
Adam Sandler stars in Blended - but will it become one of his worst films ever?

His latest film, Blended, starring Drew Barrymore follows two single parents as they endure a disastrous blind date. Evidently despising each other, they are forced to meet again following a mix up and somewhere end up on vacation in Africa along with their numerous children. It's a fairly obvious cocktail, disgust will turn to love on the plains of Africa and the two will manage to unite their families. Along the way there'll be a host of silly antics and misunderstandings which will quickly be swept under the carpet whilst the sun sets on a romantic first kiss. 

The film appears to have been set in a Disneyland version of 'Africa', where tourists potter around safari on what appear to be golf carts whilst enjoying the plush Vegas style hotel complete with friendly singing locals. Sandler also appears unaware that Africa is the largest Continent on Earth yet continues to refer to his vacation spot simply as 'Africa'. 

Drew Barrymore
Drew Barrymore stars in Blended.

Watch The Movie Trailer For Blended On Contactmusic.

The film has been panned, to say the least, by critics who are appalled at Sandler's inability to produce something outside of his relatively small comedic box. The film has been described as "good only by Adam Sandler standards" (AV Club) and merely "better than average" (The Wrap). Neither reviews inspire much enthusiasm nor is Blended set to be one of Sandler's 'better' films. Indeed, it may just join some of the worst but if you want to judge for yourself, Blended is released in cinemas on 23rd May.  

Here's five of his worst, in order of bad to, well, worse according to critics' reviews...

Adam Sandler
Adam Sandler won a place in the hearts of adolescent boys worldwide in the 90's.

5. Just Go With It (2011)

Jennifer Aniston joined Adam Sandler in this romantic comedy alongside Nicole Kidman and Brooklyn Decker. You'd think Aniston and Kidman would have known better but apparently not and the film was unsurprisingly panned by critics. 

Jennifer Aniston
Jennifer Aniston starred in Just Go With It.

Just Go With It centres on Danny a successful plastic surgeon who, in order to sleep with women, claims he has recently been left by his wife. Aniston, who plays Katherine, is the only person who knows what he's up to. Danny may have met Palmer (Decker) but he is obviously holding a flame for Katherine and they finally end up together after a series of mix ups involving identity and marital status. 

Watch The Movie Trailer Of Just Go With It.

The film received a 19% critic rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Critics largely considered the movie and other Adam Sandler contributions to film fairly poor and one even joked Aniston, in comparison, appeared like a classic film star. J.J. Jones (Chicago Reader) stated "Jennifer Aniston has starred in so many lame romantic comedies that she's become an industry punch line, but drop her into an Adam Sandler movie and she comes off like Katharine Hepburn."

Yet the comments critics wrote here were nothing to some of those written for the rest of the top 5...

Read Contactmusic's Review Of Just Go With It.

Next: I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry

4. I Now Pronounce You Chuck And Larry (2007)

The title's poor and the film's bad. Kevin James and Adam Sandler once again team up in this comedy as two firemen who attempt to con an insurance company by pretending they are in a civil partnership. The situation attracts media attention and they are soon the toast of New York but obviously it doesn't last.

Kevin James
Kevin James stars alongside Sandler in this 2007 comedy.

Obviously it was considered fairly offensive by members of the LGBT community and critics definitely picked up on this. Neil Smith (Film4) claimed "It's not just homosexuals who will be outraged by this crass farce." Other critics were equally as scathing, commenting on the quality of the script, acting and so called humour involved. The Financial Times critic claimed the film "is a comedy of masquerade that Shakespeare might have written if he were pea-brained and talentless and had been commissioned to script an Adam Sandler movie." 

Some critics appear to have found the film at least amusing but they really were in the minority. Sorry Adam - yet another flop. 

Read More: Contactmusic's Review Of I Now Pronounce You Chuck And Larry.

Watch The Movie Trailer For I Now I Pronounce You Chuck And Larry.

Next page: Eight Crazy Nights

3. Eight Crazy Nights (2002)

A cartoon musical focussing on the Hanukkah season but for adults. It's already a recipe for disaster but Sandler still continued on his quest, making mediocre after mediocre movie. You'd think it could have been made into a sympathetic look at the themes of Hanukkah but no, the film touched upon such subjects as sex and alcoholism. Cinema gold.

Sandler
Adam Sandler's festive film flopped - again!

Sandler provides the voice and aesthetic basis for his character, Davey, a down and out living in a small US town. Over the eight days of Hanukkah he winds up in trouble and subsequent reforms owing to the generosity of others around him. 

You've probably already guessed, but it was not well received. Whilst critics commented on the importance of showing a variety of religious festivities around the season traditionally associated with Christmas, they were underwhelmed by the film. Emma Cochrane (Empire) wrote: "It's about time that all the Christmas movies out there were balanced with a decent Hannukah movie. Sadly, this isn't it." Whilst Peter Bradshaw (Guardian) summed the film up nicely as the "worst animation of the year."

Read The Movie Review For Eight Crazy Nights.

More: Grown Ups (And Grown Ups 2)

2. Grown Ups & Grown Ups 2 (2010/2013)

They were both pretty bad...

Chris Rock
Chris Rock starred alongside Sandler in both films.

Growns Ups sees Adam Sandler joined by a selection of equally bemusing actors including Kevin James (The King of Queens), Chris Rock (What to Expect When You're Expecting), David Spade (Rules of Engagement), and Rob Schneider (Saturday Night Live). You've basically got all the body types and races in one cast - cue the physical and borderline racist humour. The film follows the reunion of the five childhood friends as they attend the funeral of their high school basketball coach. Renting a lakeside cottage they are forced to consider their lives and attempt to become closer to their spouses and children who are also staying at the cottage with them. Grown Ups 2 follows in much the same vain, centring on the same Connecticut town where the friends grew up, they embark on a day of reminiscing and seemingly settling old scores.

Watch The Movie Trailer For Grown Ups.

Both were panned by critics and have fared equally as badly with audiences. The audience ratings on Rotten Tomatoes score Grown Ups 63% enjoyment rating and Grown Ups 2 55%. Grown Ups was criticised by critics the world over with many critics using metaphors referring to physical pain to describe their horror at the film. Xan Brooks (Guardian) claimed "If root canal surgery feels too childish a torment, may we direct your attention to this ghastly celebrity roast in the guise of a boisterous family comedy."

Grown Ups was panned but not nearly as badly as its sequel. Critics somewhat cruelly described Grown Ups 2 as "a movie of fools, by fools, for fools" (Film.com). Whilst Robbie Collins (Telegraph) stated "the word sequel' doesn't fit: it would be like describing three months of agonising spinal surgery as the sequel to falling off a cliff." Ouch!

Watch The Movie Trailer For Grown Ups 2.

Next page: So, which is Adam Sandler's worst, ever, movie?

1. And the winner is. Bulletproof (1996)

Bulletproof, is one of Sandler's earlier films in which he stars alongside Damon Wayons as a small time crook involved in drug running. After getting in too deep with his drug lord boss, Sandler's character, Moses is forced to flee the state only to be apprehended by authorities.  

Damon Wayans
Damon Wayans starred with Sandler in this critically bashed film.

Although the film is not back to back slapstick humour and does include some action scenes, critics were still not remotely impressed. The film scored an 8% critic rating on Rotten Tomatoes and the top critics universally panned the film for lacking a decent plot or even humour. Leonard Klaky (Variety) believed the film's depiction of "criminal activity onscreen in Bulletproof is penny ante compared with the felonious slaughter of story, character and logic exacted by the pic's filmmakers." Whilst Film.Com's critic (Keith Simanton) wrote "The movie has a smirking homophobic bent and never makes you care or believe in the characters as much as in the first fifteen minutes."

We may have uncovered of a pattern here. 

Adam Sandler's alleged humour responds with teenage boys, and teenage boys at heart, around the world. His films contain enough toilet humour and slapstick comedy to rival The Three Stooges. Unfortunately, few of them have ever gone down well with the critics. 

Adam Sandler
Adam Sandler stars in Blended - but will it become one of his worst films ever?

His latest film, Blended, starring Drew Barrymore follows two single parents as they endure a disastrous blind date. Evidently despising each other, they are forced to meet again following a mix up and somewhere end up on vacation in Africa along with their numerous children. It's a fairly obvious cocktail, disgust will turn to love on the plains of Africa and the two will manage to unite their families. Along the way there'll be a host of silly antics and misunderstandings which will quickly be swept under the carpet whilst the sun sets on a romantic first kiss. 

The film appears to have been set in a Disneyland version of 'Africa', where tourists potter around safari on what appear to be golf carts whilst enjoying the plush Vegas style hotel complete with friendly singing locals. Sandler also appears unaware that Africa is the largest Continent on Earth yet continues to refer to his vacation spot simply as 'Africa'. 

Drew Barrymore
Drew Barrymore stars in Blended.

Watch The Movie Trailer For Blended On Contactmusic.

The film has been panned, to say the least, by critics who are appalled at Sandler's inability to produce something outside of his relatively small comedic box. The film has been described as "good only by Adam Sandler standards" (AV Club) and merely "better than average" (The Wrap). Neither reviews inspire much enthusiasm nor is Blended set to be one of Sandler's 'better' films. Indeed, it may just join some of the worst but if you want to judge for yourself, Blended is released in cinemas on 23rd May.  

Here's five of his worst, in order of bad to, well, worse according to critics' reviews...

Adam Sandler
Adam Sandler won a place in the hearts of adolescent boys worldwide in the 90's.

5. Just Go With It (2011)

Jennifer Aniston joined Adam Sandler in this romantic comedy alongside Nicole Kidman and Brooklyn Decker. You'd think Aniston and Kidman would have known better but apparently not and the film was unsurprisingly panned by critics. 

Jennifer Aniston
Jennifer Aniston starred in Just Go With It.

Just Go With It centres on Danny a successful plastic surgeon who, in order to sleep with women, claims he has recently been left by his wife. Aniston, who plays Katherine, is the only person who knows what he's up to. Danny may have met Palmer (Decker) but he is obviously holding a flame for Katherine and they finally end up together after a series of mix ups involving identity and marital status. 

Watch The Movie Trailer Of Just Go With It.

The film received a 19% critic rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Critics largely considered the movie and other Adam Sandler contributions to film fairly poor and one even joked Aniston, in comparison, appeared like a classic film star. J.J. Jones (Chicago Reader) stated "Jennifer Aniston has starred in so many lame romantic comedies that she's become an industry punch line, but drop her into an Adam Sandler movie and she comes off like Katharine Hepburn."

Yet the comments critics wrote here were nothing to some of those written for the rest of the top 5...

Read Contactmusic's Review Of Just Go With It.

Next: I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry

4. I Now Pronounce You Chuck And Larry (2007)

The title's poor and the film's bad. Kevin James and Adam Sandler once again team up in this comedy as two firemen who attempt to con an insurance company by pretending they are in a civil partnership. The situation attracts media attention and they are soon the toast of New York but obviously it doesn't last.

Kevin James
Kevin James stars alongside Sandler in this 2007 comedy.

Obviously it was considered fairly offensive by members of the LGBT community and critics definitely picked up on this. Neil Smith (Film4) claimed "It's not just homosexuals who will be outraged by this crass farce." Other critics were equally as scathing, commenting on the quality of the script, acting and so called humour involved. The Financial Times critic claimed the film "is a comedy of masquerade that Shakespeare might have written if he were pea-brained and talentless and had been commissioned to script an Adam Sandler movie." 

Some critics appear to have found the film at least amusing but they really were in the minority. Sorry Adam - yet another flop. 

Read More: Contactmusic's Review Of I Now Pronounce You Chuck And Larry.

Watch The Movie Trailer For I Now I Pronounce You Chuck And Larry.

Next page: Eight Crazy Nights

3. Eight Crazy Nights (2002)

A cartoon musical focussing on the Hanukkah season but for adults. It's already a recipe for disaster but Sandler still continued on his quest, making mediocre after mediocre movie. You'd think it could have been made into a sympathetic look at the themes of Hanukkah but no, the film touched upon such subjects as sex and alcoholism. Cinema gold.

Sandler
Adam Sandler's festive film flopped - again!

Sandler provides the voice and aesthetic basis for his character, Davey, a down and out living in a small US town. Over the eight days of Hanukkah he winds up in trouble and subsequent reforms owing to the generosity of others around him. 

You've probably already guessed, but it was not well received. Whilst critics commented on the importance of showing a variety of religious festivities around the season traditionally associated with Christmas, they were underwhelmed by the film. Emma Cochrane (Empire) wrote: "It's about time that all the Christmas movies out there were balanced with a decent Hannukah movie. Sadly, this isn't it." Whilst Peter Bradshaw (Guardian) summed the film up nicely as the "worst animation of the year."

Read The Movie Review For Eight Crazy Nights.

More: Grown Ups (And Grown Ups 2)

2. Grown Ups & Grown Ups 2 (2010/2013)

They were both pretty bad...

Chris Rock
Chris Rock starred alongside Sandler in both films.

Growns Ups sees Adam Sandler joined by a selection of equally bemusing actors including Kevin James (The King of Queens), Chris Rock (What to Expect When You're Expecting), David Spade (Rules of Engagement), and Rob Schneider (Saturday Night Live). You've basically got all the body types and races in one cast - cue the physical and borderline racist humour. The film follows the reunion of the five childhood friends as they attend the funeral of their high school basketball coach. Renting a lakeside cottage they are forced to consider their lives and attempt to become closer to their spouses and children who are also staying at the cottage with them. Grown Ups 2 follows in much the same vain, centring on the same Connecticut town where the friends grew up, they embark on a day of reminiscing and seemingly settling old scores.

Watch The Movie Trailer For Grown Ups.

Both were panned by critics and have fared equally as badly with audiences. The audience ratings on Rotten Tomatoes score Grown Ups 63% enjoyment rating and Grown Ups 2 55%. Grown Ups was criticised by critics the world over with many critics using metaphors referring to physical pain to describe their horror at the film. Xan Brooks (Guardian) claimed "If root canal surgery feels too childish a torment, may we direct your attention to this ghastly celebrity roast in the guise of a boisterous family comedy."

Grown Ups was panned but not nearly as badly as its sequel. Critics somewhat cruelly described Grown Ups 2 as "a movie of fools, by fools, for fools" (Film.com). Whilst Robbie Collins (Telegraph) stated "the word sequel' doesn't fit: it would be like describing three months of agonising spinal surgery as the sequel to falling off a cliff." Ouch!

Watch The Movie Trailer For Grown Ups 2.

Next page: So, which is Adam Sandler's worst, ever, movie?

1. And the winner is. Bulletproof (1996)

Bulletproof, is one of Sandler's earlier films in which he stars alongside Damon Wayons as a small time crook involved in drug running. After getting in too deep with his drug lord boss, Sandler's character, Moses is forced to flee the state only to be apprehended by authorities.  

Damon Wayans
Damon Wayans starred with Sandler in this critically bashed film.

Although the film is not back to back slapstick humour and does include some action scenes, critics were still not remotely impressed. The film scored an 8% critic rating on Rotten Tomatoes and the top critics universally panned the film for lacking a decent plot or even humour. Leonard Klaky (Variety) believed the film's depiction of "criminal activity onscreen in Bulletproof is penny ante compared with the felonious slaughter of story, character and logic exacted by the pic's filmmakers." Whilst Film.Com's critic (Keith Simanton) wrote "The movie has a smirking homophobic bent and never makes you care or believe in the characters as much as in the first fifteen minutes."

We may have uncovered of a pattern here. 

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Working With Adam Sandler Is Humiliating, Says Kevin Nealon 4203595 News

Being friends with Adam Sandler is probably embarrassing enough but working with the guy is a whole new level of humiliating according to Kevin Nealon, who aside from being Sandler’s buddy, starred alongside Drew Barrymore in his latest movie, Blended - out this Friday.

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“It’s always a humiliating role for me. I’m usually some schlub. I had t—s on my head in (the demon comedy) Little Nicky, I had horrible plastic surgery in Just Go With It. I was the Neighborhood Watch guy in (You Don’t Mess with the) Zohan, who kept crapping his pants because he was scared,” says Nealon, according to The Toronto Sun. “I’ve got to get to the bottom of this. Our kids go to the same school now.”

More: Adam Sandler info, pictures and news

‘Blended’ sees single parents Lauren (Barrymore) and Jim (Sandler) try dating, but after one awful blind date with each other, they agree on one thing and one thing only: never to see each other again. What do you think guys; do you think they are forced to spend time together? 

More: The Top 5 WORST rated Adam Sandler movies

Somehow, they sign them and their kids up – totally separately – on a lavish vacation. Upon arrival, they realise they are all stuck sharing a suite at a luxurious African safari resort for a week. 

Nealon plays a garish, bothersome father from Vancouver with a trophy wife and a grumpy adolescent son who falls for one of Sandler’s daughters. “I’m not sure where Vancouver came from,” Nealon says. “They might have just picked a city randomly. But I have a soft spot for Vancouver. I filmed Roxanne there with Steve Martin, and I filmed Happy Gilmore there.” 

Watch the trailer for 'Blended' here
4003589-0;noautoplay; Blended - Trailer - 17.01.2014 13:39:39

Being friends with Adam Sandler is probably embarrassing enough but working with the guy is a whole new level of humiliating according to Kevin Nealon, who aside from being Sandler’s buddy, starred alongside Drew Barrymore in his latest movie, Blended - out this Friday.

Adam SandlerAdam Sandler walks about with a big coke

“It’s always a humiliating role for me. I’m usually some schlub. I had t—s on my head in (the demon comedy) Little Nicky, I had horrible plastic surgery in Just Go With It. I was the Neighborhood Watch guy in (You Don’t Mess with the) Zohan, who kept crapping his pants because he was scared,” says Nealon, according to The Toronto Sun. “I’ve got to get to the bottom of this. Our kids go to the same school now.”

More: Adam Sandler info, pictures and news

‘Blended’ sees single parents Lauren (Barrymore) and Jim (Sandler) try dating, but after one awful blind date with each other, they agree on one thing and one thing only: never to see each other again. What do you think guys; do you think they are forced to spend time together? 

More: The Top 5 WORST rated Adam Sandler movies

Somehow, they sign them and their kids up – totally separately – on a lavish vacation. Upon arrival, they realise they are all stuck sharing a suite at a luxurious African safari resort for a week. 

Nealon plays a garish, bothersome father from Vancouver with a trophy wife and a grumpy adolescent son who falls for one of Sandler’s daughters. “I’m not sure where Vancouver came from,” Nealon says. “They might have just picked a city randomly. But I have a soft spot for Vancouver. I filmed Roxanne there with Steve Martin, and I filmed Happy Gilmore there.” 

Watch the trailer for 'Blended' here
4003589-0;noautoplay; Blended - Trailer - 17.01.2014 13:39:39

19th May 2014 4170061
Adam Sandler And Drew Barrymore Reunite For 'Tonight Show' Duet [Video] 4088203 News

Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore have a been a successful pairing in the past, they have created movie gold in 'The Wedding Singer' and '50 First Dates,' but in a recent appearance on Jimmy Fallon's new 'Tonight Show', they both gave viewers something new to see.

Drew Barrymore
Barrymore was very sweet in the duet

Sandler and Barrymore appeared on the late night talk-show to discuss their third collaboration together, they both star in the upcoming rom-com 'Blended,' and to demonstrate their unquestionable chemistry between each other, they sang a duet.

"Every 10 years, we get to fall in love again," said a heavily pregnant Barrymore. Sandler replied, by saying, "We really do. We enjoy it. We have a lot of fun together."

Funnyman Jimmy Fallon then asked the pair if they wanted to express "those feelings in song." Without giving it any second thoughts, the Hollywood stars were willing to give it a go.

"Every 10 years, I promise to love you," Barrymore sang. Sandler followed by singing, "I'll always be true, even as we get older." Barrymore then recalled the first time they met, and Sandler jokingly added, "You gave me a hug and I got a boner." The actress then endearingly sang, "You are the [Fred Astaire] to my Ginger Rogers," to which Sandler sang back, "You're the Rob Ford to my crack cocaine."

Adam Sandler
Sandler joked about each other while singing

Sandler then asked Barrymore if he was a better "movie husband" than Hugh Grant and Ben Stiller, and Drew confirmed that he was. But when asked how he compared to the talk-show's host, she replied, "You both have great qualities."

"I will still love you when you're 64," Drew sang when finishing. Sandler jokingly quipped, "I will still love you when your boobs touch the floor." Barrymore then asked, "So, right now?" Sandler laughed and said, "Not yet!"

The 'Grown Ups' actor then ended the duet on by singing a lyric from a song featured in 'The Wedding Singer', "Oh, I could be the man who grows old with you. I want to grow old with Drew-y!"

Watch the video of their appearance below
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Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore have a been a successful pairing in the past, they have created movie gold in 'The Wedding Singer' and '50 First Dates,' but in a recent appearance on Jimmy Fallon's new 'Tonight Show', they both gave viewers something new to see.

Drew Barrymore
Barrymore was very sweet in the duet

Sandler and Barrymore appeared on the late night talk-show to discuss their third collaboration together, they both star in the upcoming rom-com 'Blended,' and to demonstrate their unquestionable chemistry between each other, they sang a duet.

"Every 10 years, we get to fall in love again," said a heavily pregnant Barrymore. Sandler replied, by saying, "We really do. We enjoy it. We have a lot of fun together."

Funnyman Jimmy Fallon then asked the pair if they wanted to express "those feelings in song." Without giving it any second thoughts, the Hollywood stars were willing to give it a go.

"Every 10 years, I promise to love you," Barrymore sang. Sandler followed by singing, "I'll always be true, even as we get older." Barrymore then recalled the first time they met, and Sandler jokingly added, "You gave me a hug and I got a boner." The actress then endearingly sang, "You are the [Fred Astaire] to my Ginger Rogers," to which Sandler sang back, "You're the Rob Ford to my crack cocaine."

Adam Sandler
Sandler joked about each other while singing

Sandler then asked Barrymore if he was a better "movie husband" than Hugh Grant and Ben Stiller, and Drew confirmed that he was. But when asked how he compared to the talk-show's host, she replied, "You both have great qualities."

"I will still love you when you're 64," Drew sang when finishing. Sandler jokingly quipped, "I will still love you when your boobs touch the floor." Barrymore then asked, "So, right now?" Sandler laughed and said, "Not yet!"

The 'Grown Ups' actor then ended the duet on by singing a lyric from a song featured in 'The Wedding Singer', "Oh, I could be the man who grows old with you. I want to grow old with Drew-y!"

Watch the video of their appearance below
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Adam Sandler Duets With Drew Barrymore In An Ode To Their Many Onscreen Romances [Video] 4087691 News

Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler guested on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon last night where they delighted the live audience by performing a ditty together. As the new host enters his second week steering the entertainment show, he welcomed the actors, who were promoting their new rom-com Blended, on to his comfy armchairs.

Adam Sandler
Adam Sandler Appeared With Drew Barrymore On 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.'

As Blended will be Drew and Adam's third movie together in which they play lovers, the pair were invited by Jimmy to discuss their onscreen romances through the medium of song. The heavily-pregnant Barrymore and the scruffy-clothed Sandler looked a real pair as they joined the guitar-toting Fallon on stage.

Drew Barrymore
A Pregnant Drew Duetted With Adam In An Ode To Their Numerous Rom-Coms.

As Jimmy began to pick out a melody, Drew was the first to start singing: "Every ten years I promise to love you," she sang with a smile. "I'll always be true even as we get older," replied Adam as Fallon strummed a chord. "I still remember the first time I met you," smiled Drew before Sandler realised it had been too long without a joke. "You gave me a hug and I got a boner," he crooned as the audience laughed and cheered and Drew started shimmying.

Watch Adam Sandler & Drew Barrymore Duet On 'The Tonight Show':
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"You made me laugh in 'The Wedding Singer,'" sang Drew and Adam followed suit: "and then we went on '50 First Dates,'" referencing their two box office hits together. Their new movie, Blended, will star the pair as two people who endure a disastrous blind date. They meet again when they get stuck at a family safari resort and attraction takes root.

Jimmy Fallon
Jimmy Fallon Has Exploded On To 'The Tonight Show' With Gusto.

Sandler finished the duet by surprising Barrymore with a line from his famous Wedding Singer song. "Oh I could be the man who grows old with you," he said whilst Jimmy played in tune and the audience cheered in recognition. An overwhelmed Drew hid her face before exchanging a kiss and a hug to top off the serenade.

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After their performance, you'd have thought Drew and Adam were a couple real life couple but both are happily married: the romance is just for the movies. The 39 year-old actress shared a photo of the musical trio on Instagram, captioning "Can you take it !!! Two of my favorite men on this earth !!!!! @jimmyfallon and adam my love! #bestnightever."

Blended will be released on the 23rd May

Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler guested on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon last night where they delighted the live audience by performing a ditty together. As the new host enters his second week steering the entertainment show, he welcomed the actors, who were promoting their new rom-com Blended, on to his comfy armchairs.

Adam Sandler
Adam Sandler Appeared With Drew Barrymore On 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.'

As Blended will be Drew and Adam's third movie together in which they play lovers, the pair were invited by Jimmy to discuss their onscreen romances through the medium of song. The heavily-pregnant Barrymore and the scruffy-clothed Sandler looked a real pair as they joined the guitar-toting Fallon on stage.

Drew Barrymore
A Pregnant Drew Duetted With Adam In An Ode To Their Numerous Rom-Coms.

As Jimmy began to pick out a melody, Drew was the first to start singing: "Every ten years I promise to love you," she sang with a smile. "I'll always be true even as we get older," replied Adam as Fallon strummed a chord. "I still remember the first time I met you," smiled Drew before Sandler realised it had been too long without a joke. "You gave me a hug and I got a boner," he crooned as the audience laughed and cheered and Drew started shimmying.

Watch Adam Sandler & Drew Barrymore Duet On 'The Tonight Show':
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"You made me laugh in 'The Wedding Singer,'" sang Drew and Adam followed suit: "and then we went on '50 First Dates,'" referencing their two box office hits together. Their new movie, Blended, will star the pair as two people who endure a disastrous blind date. They meet again when they get stuck at a family safari resort and attraction takes root.

Jimmy Fallon
Jimmy Fallon Has Exploded On To 'The Tonight Show' With Gusto.

Sandler finished the duet by surprising Barrymore with a line from his famous Wedding Singer song. "Oh I could be the man who grows old with you," he said whilst Jimmy played in tune and the audience cheered in recognition. An overwhelmed Drew hid her face before exchanging a kiss and a hug to top off the serenade.

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After their performance, you'd have thought Drew and Adam were a couple real life couple but both are happily married: the romance is just for the movies. The 39 year-old actress shared a photo of the musical trio on Instagram, captioning "Can you take it !!! Two of my favorite men on this earth !!!!! @jimmyfallon and adam my love! #bestnightever."

Blended will be released on the 23rd May

27th February 2014 4087533
'Grown Ups 2' & 'After Earth' Lead The Way In 34th Razzie Award Nominations - Full List Of Nominees 4026626 News

It's awards season, which means it is the time when the stars of Hollywood gather together to congratulate themselves on another successful year of moviemaking. It is also the period when some of Hollywood's more questionable tastes are exposed and then routinely mocked, thanks to the annual Golden Raspberry Awards.

Grown Ups 2
All of the Grown Ups 2 cast are up for an award, but it is Sandler who earns the most recognition

An established 'favourite' with the Razzies committee, Adam Sandler is up for his 19th, 20th and 21st Razzie nomination and might make it three Worst Actor wins in a row, with his role in Grown Ups 2 up against Johnny Depp in The Lone Ranger, Ashton Kutcher in Jobs, Jaden Smith in After Earth and Sylvester Stallone for pretty much all of his movies from 2013; Bullet to the Head, Escape Plan, and Grudge Match.

Sandler's Grown Ups 2 leads the way in Razzie nominations, also being nominated for Worst Movie, Worst Supporting Actor for Taylor Lautner, Worst Supporting Actress for Salma Hayek, Worst Prequel, Remake, Rip-off or Sequel, Worst Director for Dennis Dugan. Sandler earns two more nominations for his work on the screenplay with Tim Herlihy and Fred Wolf and for the rest of the cast, who all all nominated for Worst Screen Combo.

After Earth gets recognised considerably too, with Jaden Smith's Worst Actor nod being joined by nominations for Worst Picture, Worst Supporting Actor for Will Smith, Worst Screen Combo for the father and son team, Worst Director for M. Night Shyamalan and Worst Screenplay for Shyamalan, Gary Whitta and the elder Smith.

Lone Ranger
Johnny Depp's appearance in The Lone Ranger has been taken into consideration by the Razzie committee

Next Page: Who else contributed to a terrible year of movies in 2013 and full nominations list

Another firm favourite with the Razzies committee has to be Lindsay Lohan, who earns three nominations to go with her already stained resume. Her role in The Canyons has earned her a Worst Actress nod and both of her roles in InAPPropriate Comedy and Scary Movie 5, both films where she plays a version of herself, have managed to secure her a Worst Supporting Actress nomination. She is up for Worst Screen Combo with Charlie Sheen for Scary Movie 5.

The Canyons
Lohan's star turn in The Canyons has won her further recognition from the Razzies

Hoping not to have to see their names among the nominees list again (assumably) are first time nominees Selena Gomez and Lady Gaga, who earned themselves a Worst Actress and Worst Supporting Actress respectively. Gomez's lead role in the panned Getaway has earned her her first recognition from the Razzies committee, whilst Gaga's brief appearance in Machette Kills is up for Worst Supporting Actress. Surprisingly, this is the only nomination for Machette Kills, which failed to make the grade for the Worst Prequel, Remake, Rip-off or Sequel category.

Unsurprisingly however is the fact that Tyler Perry's 2013 filmography has received its fair share of recognition from the Razzies, earning him four individual nominations to add to a total of seven nominations for his films A Madea Christmas and Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor. For her 'breakout' movie role in Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor, Kim Kardashian wins her first ever Razzie nomination, whilst Perry is up for Worst Actress, Worst Director (for both films), Worst Screenplay (for Madea) and Worst Screen Combo with Larry the Cable Guy or his worn out wig and dress. Larry the Cable Guy is also up for Worst Supporting Actor.

The 'winners' will be announced during the awards ceremony held in Los Angeles on 1 March, 2014

Madea Christmas
Apparently a man in drag no longer works as a suitable cover for a lack of story or jokes

Next Page: Full list of nominations

Worst Picture

After Earth

Grown Ups 2

The Lone Ranger

A Madea Christmas

Movie 43

Worst Actor

Johnny Depp - The Lone Ranger

Ashton Kutcher - Jobs

Adam Sandler - Grown Ups 2

Jaden Smith - After Earth

Sylvester Stallone - Bullet to the Head, Escape Plan and Grudge Match

Worst Actress

Halle Berry - The Call and Movie 43

Selena Gomez - Getaway

Lindsay Lohan - The Canyons

Tyler Perry - A Madea Christmas

Naomi Watts - Diana and Movie 43

Worst Supporting Actor

Chris Brown - Battle of the Year

Larry the Cable Guy - A Madea Christmas

Taylor Lautner - Grown Ups 2

Will Smith - After Earth

Nick Swardson - Grown Ups 2 and A Haunted House

Worst Supporting Actress

Salma Hayek - Grown Ups 2

Katherine Heigl - The Big Wedding

Kim Kardashian - Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor

Lady Gaga - Machete Kills

Lindsay Lohan - InAPPropriate Comedy and Scary Movie 5

Worst Screen Combo

The entire cast of Grown Ups 2

The entire cast of Movie 43

Lindsay Lohan and Charlie Sheen - Scary Movie 5

Tyler Perry and either Larry the Cable Guy or that worn out wig and dress - A Madea Christmas

Jaden Smith and Will Smith - After Earth

Worst Prequel, Remake, Rip-off or Sequel

Grown Ups 2

The Hangover Part III

The Lone Ranger

Scary Movie 5

The Smurfs 2

Worst Director

Dennis Dugan - Grown Ups 2

Tyler Perry - A Madea Christmas and Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor

M. Night Shyamalan - After Earth

The 13 people (Elizabeth Banks, Steven Brill, Steve Carr, Rusty Cundieff, James Duffy, Griffin Dunne, Peter Farrelly, Patrik Forsberg, Will Graham, James Gunn, Bob Odenkirk, Brett Ratner, and Jonathan van Tulleken) who directed Movie 43

Gore Verbinski - The Lone Ranger

Worst Screenplay

After Earth - M. Night Shyamalan and Gary Whitta, story by Will Smith

Grown Ups 2 - Adam Sandler, Tim Herlihy and Fred Wolf

The Lone Ranger - Justin Haythe, Ted Elliott and Terry Rossio, story by Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio and Justin Haythe

A Madea Christmas - Tyler Perry

Movie 43 - Steve Barker, Ricky Blitt, Will Carlough, Tobias Carlson, Jacob Fleisher, Patrik Forsberg, Will Graham, James Gunn, Claes Kjellstrom, Jack Kukoda, Bob Odenkirk, Bill O'Malley, Matthew Alec Portenoy, Greg Pritikin, Rocky Russo, Olle Sarri, Elizabeth Wright Shapiro, Jeremy Sosenko, Jonathan van Tulleken and Jonas Wittenmark

It's awards season, which means it is the time when the stars of Hollywood gather together to congratulate themselves on another successful year of moviemaking. It is also the period when some of Hollywood's more questionable tastes are exposed and then routinely mocked, thanks to the annual Golden Raspberry Awards.

Grown Ups 2
All of the Grown Ups 2 cast are up for an award, but it is Sandler who earns the most recognition

An established 'favourite' with the Razzies committee, Adam Sandler is up for his 19th, 20th and 21st Razzie nomination and might make it three Worst Actor wins in a row, with his role in Grown Ups 2 up against Johnny Depp in The Lone Ranger, Ashton Kutcher in Jobs, Jaden Smith in After Earth and Sylvester Stallone for pretty much all of his movies from 2013; Bullet to the Head, Escape Plan, and Grudge Match.

Sandler's Grown Ups 2 leads the way in Razzie nominations, also being nominated for Worst Movie, Worst Supporting Actor for Taylor Lautner, Worst Supporting Actress for Salma Hayek, Worst Prequel, Remake, Rip-off or Sequel, Worst Director for Dennis Dugan. Sandler earns two more nominations for his work on the screenplay with Tim Herlihy and Fred Wolf and for the rest of the cast, who all all nominated for Worst Screen Combo.

After Earth gets recognised considerably too, with Jaden Smith's Worst Actor nod being joined by nominations for Worst Picture, Worst Supporting Actor for Will Smith, Worst Screen Combo for the father and son team, Worst Director for M. Night Shyamalan and Worst Screenplay for Shyamalan, Gary Whitta and the elder Smith.

Lone Ranger
Johnny Depp's appearance in The Lone Ranger has been taken into consideration by the Razzie committee

Next Page: Who else contributed to a terrible year of movies in 2013 and full nominations list

Another firm favourite with the Razzies committee has to be Lindsay Lohan, who earns three nominations to go with her already stained resume. Her role in The Canyons has earned her a Worst Actress nod and both of her roles in InAPPropriate Comedy and Scary Movie 5, both films where she plays a version of herself, have managed to secure her a Worst Supporting Actress nomination. She is up for Worst Screen Combo with Charlie Sheen for Scary Movie 5.

The Canyons
Lohan's star turn in The Canyons has won her further recognition from the Razzies

Hoping not to have to see their names among the nominees list again (assumably) are first time nominees Selena Gomez and Lady Gaga, who earned themselves a Worst Actress and Worst Supporting Actress respectively. Gomez's lead role in the panned Getaway has earned her her first recognition from the Razzies committee, whilst Gaga's brief appearance in Machette Kills is up for Worst Supporting Actress. Surprisingly, this is the only nomination for Machette Kills, which failed to make the grade for the Worst Prequel, Remake, Rip-off or Sequel category.

Unsurprisingly however is the fact that Tyler Perry's 2013 filmography has received its fair share of recognition from the Razzies, earning him four individual nominations to add to a total of seven nominations for his films A Madea Christmas and Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor. For her 'breakout' movie role in Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor, Kim Kardashian wins her first ever Razzie nomination, whilst Perry is up for Worst Actress, Worst Director (for both films), Worst Screenplay (for Madea) and Worst Screen Combo with Larry the Cable Guy or his worn out wig and dress. Larry the Cable Guy is also up for Worst Supporting Actor.

The 'winners' will be announced during the awards ceremony held in Los Angeles on 1 March, 2014

Madea Christmas
Apparently a man in drag no longer works as a suitable cover for a lack of story or jokes

Next Page: Full list of nominations

Worst Picture

After Earth

Grown Ups 2

The Lone Ranger

A Madea Christmas

Movie 43

Worst Actor

Johnny Depp - The Lone Ranger

Ashton Kutcher - Jobs

Adam Sandler - Grown Ups 2

Jaden Smith - After Earth

Sylvester Stallone - Bullet to the Head, Escape Plan and Grudge Match

Worst Actress

Halle Berry - The Call and Movie 43

Selena Gomez - Getaway

Lindsay Lohan - The Canyons

Tyler Perry - A Madea Christmas

Naomi Watts - Diana and Movie 43

Worst Supporting Actor

Chris Brown - Battle of the Year

Larry the Cable Guy - A Madea Christmas

Taylor Lautner - Grown Ups 2

Will Smith - After Earth

Nick Swardson - Grown Ups 2 and A Haunted House

Worst Supporting Actress

Salma Hayek - Grown Ups 2

Katherine Heigl - The Big Wedding

Kim Kardashian - Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor

Lady Gaga - Machete Kills

Lindsay Lohan - InAPPropriate Comedy and Scary Movie 5

Worst Screen Combo

The entire cast of Grown Ups 2

The entire cast of Movie 43

Lindsay Lohan and Charlie Sheen - Scary Movie 5

Tyler Perry and either Larry the Cable Guy or that worn out wig and dress - A Madea Christmas

Jaden Smith and Will Smith - After Earth

Worst Prequel, Remake, Rip-off or Sequel

Grown Ups 2

The Hangover Part III

The Lone Ranger

Scary Movie 5

The Smurfs 2

Worst Director

Dennis Dugan - Grown Ups 2

Tyler Perry - A Madea Christmas and Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor

M. Night Shyamalan - After Earth

The 13 people (Elizabeth Banks, Steven Brill, Steve Carr, Rusty Cundieff, James Duffy, Griffin Dunne, Peter Farrelly, Patrik Forsberg, Will Graham, James Gunn, Bob Odenkirk, Brett Ratner, and Jonathan van Tulleken) who directed Movie 43

Gore Verbinski - The Lone Ranger

Worst Screenplay

After Earth - M. Night Shyamalan and Gary Whitta, story by Will Smith

Grown Ups 2 - Adam Sandler, Tim Herlihy and Fred Wolf

The Lone Ranger - Justin Haythe, Ted Elliott and Terry Rossio, story by Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio and Justin Haythe

A Madea Christmas - Tyler Perry

Movie 43 - Steve Barker, Ricky Blitt, Will Carlough, Tobias Carlson, Jacob Fleisher, Patrik Forsberg, Will Graham, James Gunn, Claes Kjellstrom, Jack Kukoda, Bob Odenkirk, Bill O'Malley, Matthew Alec Portenoy, Greg Pritikin, Rocky Russo, Olle Sarri, Elizabeth Wright Shapiro, Jeremy Sosenko, Jonathan van Tulleken and Jonas Wittenmark

16th January 2014 4001696
'Grown Ups 2' Leads Razzies, But, Err...'The Lone Ranger' Anyone? 4025853 News

Adam Sandler’s critical disaster Grown Ups 2 is the main nominee for this year’s Razzie awards, due to take place the night before the Oscars on March 1.

Lone RangerA Scene From Gore Verbinski's 'The Lone Ranger'

The awards highlight the year’s worst film, director, actor and actress in Hollywood, with past winners having included the Twilight movies and Sandler’s comedy That’s My Boy. Halle Berry famously turned to up to the ceremony to pick up the award for worst actress for Catwoman.

Bookmakers Paddy Power have installed Grown Ups 2 as the 11/10 favourite to win worst picture, though The Lone Ranger isn’t far behind at 2/1. We here at Contactmusic.com reckon Johnny Depp’s commercial flop could be worth a bet, given Sandler pretty much wins (or loses) every year anyway. Gore Verbinski’s big budget western lost Disney millions and failed to make waves with the critics. All in all, it was a complete disaster. For those who fancy a bit of an outside flutter, Will Smith’s horrible After Earth is available at 4/1.

In the acting categories, Adam Sandler is the big, big, big favourite to win worst actor for Grown Ups 2, while Ashton Kutcher is the 9/2 second favourite for jObs.

Johnny DeppJohnny Depp in 'The Lone Ranger'. Was It Worse Than 'Grown Ups 2'?

Paddy Power are also offering odds of 4/1 that Sandler attends the 34th Razzies awards ceremony to collect an award. It’s probably not a bad idea. It helped Halle Berry’s image, plus, Sandler’s movies are always going to make money anyway, irrelevant of how bad they are.

What was your worst movie of 2013?

Adam Sandler’s critical disaster Grown Ups 2 is the main nominee for this year’s Razzie awards, due to take place the night before the Oscars on March 1.

Lone RangerA Scene From Gore Verbinski's 'The Lone Ranger'

The awards highlight the year’s worst film, director, actor and actress in Hollywood, with past winners having included the Twilight movies and Sandler’s comedy That’s My Boy. Halle Berry famously turned to up to the ceremony to pick up the award for worst actress for Catwoman.

Bookmakers Paddy Power have installed Grown Ups 2 as the 11/10 favourite to win worst picture, though The Lone Ranger isn’t far behind at 2/1. We here at Contactmusic.com reckon Johnny Depp’s commercial flop could be worth a bet, given Sandler pretty much wins (or loses) every year anyway. Gore Verbinski’s big budget western lost Disney millions and failed to make waves with the critics. All in all, it was a complete disaster. For those who fancy a bit of an outside flutter, Will Smith’s horrible After Earth is available at 4/1.

In the acting categories, Adam Sandler is the big, big, big favourite to win worst actor for Grown Ups 2, while Ashton Kutcher is the 9/2 second favourite for jObs.

Johnny DeppJohnny Depp in 'The Lone Ranger'. Was It Worse Than 'Grown Ups 2'?

Paddy Power are also offering odds of 4/1 that Sandler attends the 34th Razzies awards ceremony to collect an award. It’s probably not a bad idea. It helped Halle Berry’s image, plus, Sandler’s movies are always going to make money anyway, irrelevant of how bad they are.

What was your worst movie of 2013?

15th January 2014 4001696
The 10 Worst Films of 2013 4006581 News

10. A Glimpse Inside The Mind Of Charles Swan III
10. A Glimpse Inside The Mind Of Charles Swan III - 
Charlie Sheen exploits his bad-boy image in this fractured comedy in which he plays a paranoid idiot who thinks his ex is trying to kill him. But the story is wafer-thin, and the film is almost overpoweringly indulgent.
Read more about 'A Glimpse Inside The Mind Of Charles Swan III' here

Pain & Gain

9. Pain & Gain - Michael Bay's comedy may feature enjoyably offhanded performances from Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne Johnson, but it's also the year's most offensive movie. Playing a true-life murder for laughs is only the first mistake.
Watch the trailer for 'Pain & Gain' here
Read the full review for 'Pain & Gain' here

Runner Runner

8. Runner Runner - On paper this looks like a terrific thriller, pitting young upstart Justin Timberlake with jaded casino boss Ben Affleck in tropical Costa Rica. But the film never generates a head of steam, limping through its over-complicated plot.
Watch the trailer for 'Runner Runner' here
Read the full review for 'Runner Runner' here

Run For Your Wife

7. Run For Your Wife - Vividly demonstrating why playwrights should never adapt their own material, this British farce is packed with garish overacting and limp slapstick. Even random cameos from the likes of Cliff Richard and, yes, Judi Dench don't help.
Read the full review for 'Run For Your Wife' here

The Family

6. The Family - Luc Besson stumbles badly with this mob comedy, because he fails to make the humour dark enough. Broad laughs don't mix with grisly violence, even if you have Robert DeNiro, Michelle Pfeiffer and Tommy Lee Jones on board.
Watch the trailer for 'The Family' here
Read the full review for 'The Family' here

Movie 43

5. Movie 43 - The filmmakers may have lined up A-listers galore for this collection of 11 short comedies, but they forgot to put any effort into the jokes. Every clip in here is merely nasty and cruel, never remotely funny.
Watch the trailer for 'Movie 43' here
Read the full review for 'Movie 43' here

Bula Quo!

4. Bula Quo! - Beloved veteran rockers Status Quo at least got a free trip to Fiji out of this disastrous adventure-comedy. But watching 60-year-olds act like irresponsible teens as they stumble into a murderous mob is just painful.
Watch the trailer for 'Bula Quo!' here
Read the full review for 'Bula Quo!' here

G.I. Joe: Retaliation

3. G.I. Joe: Retaliation - The first movie was a guilty pleasure, but the new writers and director opt for the kind of brainless blockbuster the original cleverly undermined. And it's not just incoherent; it's also deeply racist and sexist.
Watch the trailer for 'G.I. Joe: Retaliation' here
Read the full review for 'G.I. Joe: Retaliation'here

R.I.P.D.

2. R.I.P.D. - This after-life comedy-thriller is a total misfire, merely pasting together elements from Ghost, Men in Black and Ghostbusters. But it's never remotely funny, and it somehow manages to make Jeff Bridges look bad.
Watch the trailer for 'R.I.P.D.' here
Read the full review for 'R.I.P.D.' here

Grown Ups 2

1. Grown Ups 2 - Adam Sandler brings his pals back for a quick paycheque, but forgets to get a script that makes any sense. Each disconnected scene builds to a punchline that never comes, leaving only a string of lame cameos to entertain us.
Read the full review for 'Grown Ups 2' here

And here are the five most disappointing films of the year. We expected so much more from the high-powered casts and crews of: The Counsellor, Kick-Ass 2, Pacific Rim, The Book Thief and The Wolverine.

 

Click here for the 10 Best Films of 2013

 

Click here for the The 10 Most Anticipated Films of 2014

 

10. A Glimpse Inside The Mind Of Charles Swan III
10. A Glimpse Inside The Mind Of Charles Swan III - 
Charlie Sheen exploits his bad-boy image in this fractured comedy in which he plays a paranoid idiot who thinks his ex is trying to kill him. But the story is wafer-thin, and the film is almost overpoweringly indulgent.
Read more about 'A Glimpse Inside The Mind Of Charles Swan III' here

Pain & Gain

9. Pain & Gain - Michael Bay's comedy may feature enjoyably offhanded performances from Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne Johnson, but it's also the year's most offensive movie. Playing a true-life murder for laughs is only the first mistake.
Watch the trailer for 'Pain & Gain' here
Read the full review for 'Pain & Gain' here

Runner Runner

8. Runner Runner - On paper this looks like a terrific thriller, pitting young upstart Justin Timberlake with jaded casino boss Ben Affleck in tropical Costa Rica. But the film never generates a head of steam, limping through its over-complicated plot.
Watch the trailer for 'Runner Runner' here
Read the full review for 'Runner Runner' here

Run For Your Wife

7. Run For Your Wife - Vividly demonstrating why playwrights should never adapt their own material, this British farce is packed with garish overacting and limp slapstick. Even random cameos from the likes of Cliff Richard and, yes, Judi Dench don't help.
Read the full review for 'Run For Your Wife' here

The Family

6. The Family - Luc Besson stumbles badly with this mob comedy, because he fails to make the humour dark enough. Broad laughs don't mix with grisly violence, even if you have Robert DeNiro, Michelle Pfeiffer and Tommy Lee Jones on board.
Watch the trailer for 'The Family' here
Read the full review for 'The Family' here

Movie 43

5. Movie 43 - The filmmakers may have lined up A-listers galore for this collection of 11 short comedies, but they forgot to put any effort into the jokes. Every clip in here is merely nasty and cruel, never remotely funny.
Watch the trailer for 'Movie 43' here
Read the full review for 'Movie 43' here

Bula Quo!

4. Bula Quo! - Beloved veteran rockers Status Quo at least got a free trip to Fiji out of this disastrous adventure-comedy. But watching 60-year-olds act like irresponsible teens as they stumble into a murderous mob is just painful.
Watch the trailer for 'Bula Quo!' here
Read the full review for 'Bula Quo!' here

G.I. Joe: Retaliation

3. G.I. Joe: Retaliation - The first movie was a guilty pleasure, but the new writers and director opt for the kind of brainless blockbuster the original cleverly undermined. And it's not just incoherent; it's also deeply racist and sexist.
Watch the trailer for 'G.I. Joe: Retaliation' here
Read the full review for 'G.I. Joe: Retaliation'here

R.I.P.D.

2. R.I.P.D. - This after-life comedy-thriller is a total misfire, merely pasting together elements from Ghost, Men in Black and Ghostbusters. But it's never remotely funny, and it somehow manages to make Jeff Bridges look bad.
Watch the trailer for 'R.I.P.D.' here
Read the full review for 'R.I.P.D.' here

Grown Ups 2

1. Grown Ups 2 - Adam Sandler brings his pals back for a quick paycheque, but forgets to get a script that makes any sense. Each disconnected scene builds to a punchline that never comes, leaving only a string of lame cameos to entertain us.
Read the full review for 'Grown Ups 2' here

And here are the five most disappointing films of the year. We expected so much more from the high-powered casts and crews of: The Counsellor, Kick-Ass 2, Pacific Rim, The Book Thief and The Wolverine.

 

Click here for the 10 Best Films of 2013

 

Click here for the The 10 Most Anticipated Films of 2014

 

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