After moving his family back to his hometown to be with his friends and their kids, Lenny finds out that between old bullies, new bullies, schizo bus drivers, drunk cops on skis, and four hundred costumed party crashers sometimes crazy follows you.
Henry Roth is a man afraid of commitment up until he meets the beautiful Lucy. They hit it off and Henry think he's finally found the girl of his dreams, until he discovers she has short-term memory loss and forgets him the next day.
In 1978, five 12-year-olds win a CYO basketball championship. Thirty years later, they gather with their families for their coach's funeral and a weekend at a house on a lake where they used to party. By now, each is a grownup with problems and challenges: Marcus is alone and drinks too much. Rob, with three daughters he rarely sees, is always deeply in love until he turns on his next ex-wife. Eric is overweight and out of work. Kurt is a househusband, henpecked by wife and mother-in-law. Lenny is a successful Hollywood agent married to a fashion designer; their kids take privilege for granted. Can the outdoors help these grownups rediscover connections or is this chaos in the making?Written by
Adam Sandler wears a different New England area college shirt or hat in nearly every scene. The colleges that Sandler can be spotted wearing are University of Connecticut (hat), University of Massachusetts (t-shirt), Harvard (t-shirt) with a University of New Hampshire t-shirt, University of Rhode Island (hat), Vermont hockey, and Boston University (sweatshirt). He is also seen wearing a Whalers Hockey t-shirt. See more »
When you first see Donna in the pool, she's standing up in the middle of an inner tube with the American Flag design in the water. In the next scene, she's on the other side of the pool sitting on the tube with the design facing upwards. See more »
Ex-SNL'ers went on vacation and came back with this movie
After watching this movie, it was very apparent that not much thought or effort was put in to the making of this movie. To me, it looked like a paid vacation for the SNL'ers courtesy of Happy Madison. The jokes were stale and not well executed by the entire cast. Case in point, I laugh at any fart jokes in a movie, however, the farting mother-in-law blaming it on the dog wasn't funny. All the ex-SNL'ers were just going through the motions and getting paid. The only one who was making an effort was Kevin James, so much so, that at times, he looked as though he was trying too hard to fit in with the SNL gang (overacting). The storyline/plot was lacking and extremely shoddy. For example, we understood why these guys loved their Junior High Baseketball coach, however, after 30 years, why would a basketball coach entrust his ashes to these guys to scatter? Did he not have a wife, kids, boyfriend, whatever? That part seemed strange to me. Also, the zip-line at the water park was absurd, and frankly, outright dangerous. Lastly, cooking bacon on a bug zapper? I know where Sandler was trying to go with this scene (gross out factor), but it just wasn't working for me.
There are plot holes, inconsistencies, extremely bad humor and even worse acting throughout the movie. Glad I saw it on DVD than in the movie theater.
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