When seasoned comedian George Simmons learns of his terminal, inoperable health condition, his desire to form a genuine friendship causes him to take a relatively green performer under his wing as his opening act.
Adam Sandler invites you to share some holiday cheer in the new, no-holds-barred musical comedy Adam Sandler's 8 Crazy Nights. Davey Stone, a 33-year old party animal, finds himself in trouble with the law after his wild ways go too far. In keeping with the holiday spirit, the judge gives Davey one last chance at redemption-spend the holiday performing community service as the assistant referee for the youth basketball league or go to jail. Davey thinks he's gotten off easy until he meets Whitey Duvall, the eccentric, elf-like head referee. The mismatch between Whitey's good heart and never-ending optimism and Davey's constant troublemaking soon have them both wondering if going to jail wouldn't have been easier! In this new, full-length animated feature about basketball, old girlfriends, holiday spirits, and the mall, Adam Sandler voices the three lead characters of Whitey, Davey, and Whitey's fraternal twin sister Eleanore! Written by
The title refers to the eight days of Hanukkah as well as a famous lyric in Sandler's infamous "Chanukah Song". See more »
When Whitey tells Eleanor about the night Davey's parents died, Whitey says it was in '81. After the team wins the basketball game, Whitey does the "robot dance" to the song "Mr. Roboto" which came out in '83. See more »
It's just a waste of good money and animation to try to make a movie of the unlikeable recurring Adam Sandler character "maladjusted, sullen, self-obsessed guy who doesn't get women at all". Adam Sandler can do brilliant funny characters and he can act, when pushed, but exploring any more of this dog-meat character just ain't worth it.
The animation's workmanlike. The other characters - the kid's a stereotypical good kid and the weird sidekicks are just sort of annoying and unrealistic. The female is perfect girl, of course. Some of the writing and jokes were fine, and the music was cool enough. You could have started with the Hanukkah song and done a much funnier and lighter spirited film.
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