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
First PG-13 rated film to receive a Kids' Choice Awards nomination. See more »
When Davie's house is burning, he takes an envelope, and puts it in his right side pocket. When Eleanore reprimands him for stealing something, the envelope is in his left pocket. See more »
How did you get so good on the ice, anyway?
In the '50s I refed youth hockey for a couple of seasons.
Until a hockey puck struck him in the back of the head.
Nothin' a metal plate couldn't fix.
You were in a coma for three months.
I needed the rest, anyway!
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At the start when the Columbia Pictures logo appears it is Eleanore, then it magically changes to the usual statue. 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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