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(2014)

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Jim (Adam Sandler) mentions that he manages a Dick's Sporting Goods store in Ridgefield. Ridgefield was the name of the town in which The Wedding Singer (1998) was set. The Wedding singer also starred Drew Barrymore.
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The name "Espn" for Jim's (Adam Sandler's) daughter (Emma Fuhrmann) in the movie came from Adam's visit to a barbecue restaurant in Boca Raton, Florida. The owner had pictures of his kids up, and one of their names was Espn. Adam thought it was a really fun name and asked the owner if he could use it in his new movie for one of his kids. Obviously, the owner was happy to oblige.
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This is the third Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore film. The others being The Wedding Singer (1998) and 50 First Dates (2004). Also Adam's character and Drew's wind up together in all three movies.
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The band that sings back-up for Nickens is Ladysmith Black Mambazo,.
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At the end of the movie, when the camera pans up to the chorus men in the air balloon, the fans and players on the baseball field are arranged in the shape of Africa.
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This marks the third movie that Adam Sandler and Shaquille O'Neal have done together. The first two being Jack and Jill (2011) and Grown Ups 2 (2013).
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Jim brings daisies, which are Drew Barrymore's favorite flowers, to Lauren.
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After riding the ostrich, Tyler (Kyle Red Silverstein) celebrates by doing the bull dance. Adam Sandler did the bull dance in Happy Gilmore (1996).
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Drew Barrymore's dance in the end credits is the same dance from a scene of Never Been Kissed (1999).
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The Lost City (at Sun City), where the families are staying, is adjacent to the Pilanesberg Game Reserve. This game reserve is home to the Big Five (lions, elephants, rhinos, buffaloes, and leopards), as well as zebras, hyenas, giraffes, hippos, and crocodiles.
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Kevin Nealon (Eddy) speaks in metaphors like he did in Happy Gilmore (1996).
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Drew Barrymore sings "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" to Adam Sandler's three girls before bed. It's the same song that played at the end of 50 First Dates (2004).
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Alexis Arquette's final film.
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Alexis Arquette makes an appearance towards the end reprising her role as George/Georgina, the keyboard player from The Wedding Singer (1998).
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Allen Covert (the customer who says "Hi, I'm Tom"), also appeared in practically every movie that Adam Sandler has made.
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Kevin Nealon said this was his favorite of all of his movies.
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Adam Sandler and Terry Crews appeared in The Longest Yard (2005) and Click (2006).
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Towards the end of the movie, the flowers that Adam Sandler brings for Drew Barrymore are daisies. Which are the same flowers as her wedding bouquet in The Wedding Singer (1998).
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Drew Barrymore and Bella Thorne co-star in this film. Barrymore was the first death in the film Scream (1996) and Thorne was the first death in Scream: The TV Series (2015).
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During Jim and Lauren's dinner near the end of the movie, "Endless Love" is sung in the background. This same song played in Happy Gilmore (1996) during the ice arena date scene.
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One of the few films in which Adam Sandler's character's name doesn't end in a Y. Grown Ups (2010) and Grown Ups 2 (2013)-Lenny; That's My Boy (2012)-Donny; Just Go with It (2011)-Danny; 50 First Dates (2004)-Henry; Eight Crazy Nights (2002)-Davey; Punch-Drunk Love (2002)-Barry; Little Nicky (2000)-Nicky; Big Daddy (1999)-Sonny; The Waterboy (1998)-Bobby; The Wedding Singer (1998)-Robby; Happy Gilmore (1996)-Happy; Billy Madison (1995)-Billy; Going Overboard (1989)-Schecky.
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Adam Sandler's dance at the end credits is the same dance he did in Airheads (1994).
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Jim's daughter is named "Espn" (Emma Fuhrmann) and his boss Dick was played by Dan Patrick, best known as a former longtime anchor on ESPN's SportsCenter (1979).
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When Lou (Alyvia Alyn Lind) goes to Jim (Adam Sandler) with stickers all over her face, in the background, you can see pictures of Adam Sandler's real kids.
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When they do the "couple massages", Kevin Nealon says that he was joking and then does a weird laugh. This is a reference from Just Go with It (2011), where he does the same laugh.
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The Lost City (Sun City) is located in South Africa.
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Lauren (Drew Barrymore) keeps referring to "Prince Valiant", the gallant knight in the long running comic strip created by Hal Foster in the 1930s.
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Jim's (Adam Sandler's) nickname for his daughter Hilary (Bella Thorne) is "Larry". Larry is a main character played by Kevin James from another movie Adam Sandler starred in titled I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (2007).
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This is the second movie in which Adam Sandler's character goes to a Hooters restaurant, the first being Big Daddy (1999).
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Despite being PG-13, TV airings are TV-MA.
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In the scene at the little league game, they state that the pitcher for the opposing team looks older. This is a reference to the adult pitcher in the movie The Benchwarmers (2006), which was produced by Adam Sandler's company Happy Madison Productions.
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The character at the shop who kept repeating "Hi I'm Tom", is taken from 50 First Dates starring both Barrymore and Sandler. Tom only has a 10 second memory in 50 First Dates, exactly like the same Tom in Blended.
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Adam Sandler's first starring role for a Warner Bros. film.
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Cameo 

Allen Covert: Reprises his Ten Second Tom role from 50 First Dates (2004) in the pharmacy scene.
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Dale Steyn: South African Cricketer (and one of the best fast bowlers in world) plays a caricature of himself.
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Spoilers 

The trivia item below may give away important plot points.

Jim goes over to Lauren's to profess his feelings for her, only to meet Lauren's ex-husband who tells Jim that they are getting back together. This is a reversal of the scene in The Wedding Singer (1998) when Julia goes over to Robbie's to profess her feelings, only to meet his ex-fiancée, who gives Julia the impression that they are back together.
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