Adam Sandler is undoubtedly one of the best comedians and actors we have known to date. He technically doesn’t get the recognition he deserves, so on his birthday, we’ve decided to celebrate some of his funniest moments.
Born in Brooklyn, New York on September 9th, 1966, Sandler carved out his very own space in the world of comedy with his trademark goofball behaviour and his angelic singing.
While he may be most famous for his hilarious blockbuster hits including Billy Madison, Happy Gilmore and all those rewatch classics, let’s not forget those original Sandler roots in the world of stand-up, where he was a regular feature on Saturday Night Live.
Happy birthday Adam Sandler. You’re a legend.
The cursive scene in Billy Madison
Undoubtedly one of the most classic Sandler movies there ever was, Billy Madison. Learning cursive in primary school was no doubt a struggle for most people. And here we see the same was true for Billy.
The gibberish scene in Billy Madison
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One of Sandler’s biggest comedic attributes is his ability to be incredibly goofy, all in the name of laughter. In this scene, it does get him into trouble, but lucky for us viewers: it’s gold.
The foot whacking scene in Mr. Deeds
Longfellow Deeds’ relationship in Mr. Deeds with his butler, Emilio Lopez is nothing if not wholesome – aside from maybe the whole foot fetish. Here we see Sandler punk Emilio into thinking he had really damaged his foot.
Rhyming with Shooter McGavin in Happy Gilmore
One of the most classic Happy Gilmore scenes of all, where Happy shows us he has some absolute bars for arch enemy, Shooter McGavin.
The breakfast scene in Happy Gilmore
Happy Gilmore definitely would have not hit as hard if it weren’t for co-star, Christopher McDonald killing his role as Shooter. Throwback to the time he admitted to eating pieces of shit for breakfast.
The ‘Phone Wallet Keys’ song in 100% Fresh
2018 saw Sandler deliver a masterclass of stand-up comedy for his very own special, 100% Fresh. Sticking true to the recipe for Sandler success, he delivered a handful of original songs. And the best one was obviously ‘Phone Wallet Keys’.
‘Gap Girls at the Foodcourt’ scene on Saturday Night Live
Saturday Night Live helped Sandler find his platform for comedy and subsequently acting. Here we have a classic scene featuring his close collaborators, David Spade and Chris Farley.
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