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Director Seth Kearsley said all of the product placements were used without permission from their respective companies.
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Davey is based on a picture of Adam Sandler when he was 19.
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Davey's parents are voiced by Adam Sandler's parents, Stan Sandler and Judith Sandler. This is Stan's only film appearance. He died in 2003 and his memory was dedicated in another Adam Sandler film, 50 First Dates (2004).
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Many animation fans have noted the design style of the characters in Eight Crazy Nights is similar to the design style of the characters in The Iron Giant (1999). The majority of the animators that worked on this film were laid off from Warner Bros. Feature Animation (which produced The Iron Giant) and Fox Animation Studios.
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The original title was "Whitey & Davey", but it was changed because it sounded "politically incorrect".
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First PG-13 rated film to receive a Kids' Choice Awards nomination.
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Originally, Sony Pictures did not want to participate in the animation game with the expense and risks involved, but Columbia chief Amy Pascal greenlit this movie anyway on a personal pitch from Adam Sandler himself.
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Adam Sandler's first full-length animated feature film.
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According to Doug Walker, Seth Kearsley sent him an e-mail following Walker's review of the film, revealing that Kearsley wanted certain scenes cut from the film, but they tested well with audiences and were not cut as a result, specifically noting a scene involving deer and feces. He also noted that test audiences hated the voice of Whitey, but they did not wish for the voice to change.
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The redheaded bully playing basketball against Davey and Benjamin is an O'Doyle.
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Jackie Sandler (Jennifer) does not do her own singing in this movie.
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In the scene where you see Whitey doing odd jobs to make ends meet, a shot of the "Red Arrow Diner" is shown. This a real 24/7 diner in Manchester, NH where Adam Sandler grew up and regularly visits.
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While the character Davey is modeled after a picture of a 19 year old Sandler, the JCC's basketball coach is modeled after the film's writer and producer, Brooks Arthur.
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This is the only film from Adam Sander's production company Happy Madison to be animated and traditionally animated.
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Whitey's car is a 1968 imperial crown,a fairly rare car today.
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Third animated film to receive a Razzie nomination.
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The title refers to the eight days of Hanukkah as well as a famous lyric in Sandler's infamous "Chanukah Song".
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The character of Whitey is based on the character Whitey from Adam Sandler's album "Stan and Judy's Kid". He also appears in Little Nicky (2000).
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This is Adam Sandler's only role in a traditionally animated film.
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Davey Stone was born in 1968.
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The film takes place in 1981 and 2001.
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The only movie produced by Adam Sandler's Meatball Animation Studio.
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Carmen Filpi's last film.
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Sandler was uncredited for the voice of the smelly jockstrap man.
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This is the only holiday based film to focus on Hanukkah instead of Christmas
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