Despite his devotion to his hometown of Salem (and its Halloween celebration), Hubie Dubois is a figure of mockery for kids and adults alike. But this year, something is going bump in the night, and it's up to Hubie to save Halloween.


Steven Brill (as Steve Brill)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Adam Sandler ... Hubie Dubois
Kevin James ... Sgt. Steve Downey
Julie Bowen ... Violet Valentine
Ray Liotta ... Mr. Landolfa
Steve Buscemi ... Walter Lambert
Rob Schneider ... Richie Hartman
Maya Rudolph ... Mrs. Hennessey
Tim Meadows ... Mr. Lester Hennessey
Michael Chiklis ... Father Dave
June Squibb ... Hubie's Mom
George Wallace ... Mayor Benson
Kenan Thompson ... Sgt. Blake
Shaquille O'Neal ... DJ Aurora
Ben Stiller ... Orderly Hal
Jackie Sandler ... Tracy Phillips


Good-natured but eccentric community volunteer Hubie Dubois finds himself at the center of a real murder case on Halloween night. Despite his devotion to his hometown of Salem, Massachusetts (and its legendary Halloween celebration), Hubie is a figure of mockery for kids and adults alike. Written by yusufpiskin

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Fear Less.


Comedy | Mystery

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for crude and suggestive content, language and brief teen partying | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?


From the director of Little Nicky (2000). See more »


At 18:39 we see that Hubie has gouged Lambert's fake Styrofoam tombstone with his thermos / garden trowel multi-tool. See more »


Violet Valentine: You're always thinking of everyone else, never thinking of yourself. But I guess that's why you're a hero.
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Crazy Credits

There are some bloopers shown during the first part of the credits. See more »


References Happy Gilmore (1996) See more »


Skeleton Sam
Written by Evan Bogart, Justin Gray and Sarah Barrios
Performed by LVCRFT
Courtesy of Spooky Never Sleeps
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User Reviews

A fun way to kickstart the Halloween season before diving into the darker n scarier movies.
7 October 2020 | by Fella_shibbySee all my reviews

Everybody watches Sandler's films to reduce cortisol n this one is a worthy entry for the Halloween season which can be enjoyed by the entire family.

It has everything, costume parties, carving pumpkins into jack-o'-lanterns, lighting bonfires, apple bobbing, playing pranks, visiting haunted attractions, telling scary stories, kids on bicycles, lots of different masks, corn field maze, a werewolf, a psycho on the run, as well as fellas enjoying horror films at the drive ins n kids at home. It even has some nice cameos n a fat mom with lovely tshirts. The film moves at a steady pace, has lots of comedy n an enjoyable twist.

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Release Date:

7 October 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Salem, Massachusetts, USA See more »

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2.00 : 1
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