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Sandy Wexler (2017)

TV-14 | | Comedy | 14 April 2017 (USA)
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Sandy Wexler is a talent manager working in Los Angeles in the 1990s, diligently representing a group of eccentric clients on the fringes of show business.

Director:

Steven Brill (as Steve Brill)

Writers:

Dan Bulla (screenplay by), Paul Sado (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Adam Sandler ... Sandy Wexler
Jennifer Hudson ... Courtney Clarke
Kevin James ... Ted Rafferty
Colin Quinn ... Kevin Connors
Nick Swardson ... Gary Rodgers
Jackie Sandler ... Amy Baskin
Terry Crews ... 'Bedtime' Bobby Barnes
Rob Schneider ... Firuz
Lamorne Morris ... Bling
Aaron Neville ... Willy Clarke
Jane Seymour ... Cindy Marvelle
Sandy Wernick Sandy Wernick ... Peter Marvelle
Luis Guzmán ... Oscar (as Luis Guzman)
Sadie Sandler ... Jesse
Sunny Sandler Sunny Sandler ... Lola
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Storyline

Sandy Wexler (Adam Sandler) is a talent manager working in Los Angeles in the 1990s, diligently representing a group of eccentric clients on the fringes of show business. His single-minded devotion is put to the test when he falls in love with his newest client, Courtney Clarke, a tremendously talented singer whom he discovers at an amusement park. Over the course of a decade, the two of them play out a star-crossed love story. Written by Netflix; edited by Peter Victor

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Comedy

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Trivia

The Mansion Sandy is staying in is the same mansion seen in Columbo S1E2 Death Lands a Hand. The estate of the Husband to the murder Victim. See more »

Goofs

At 0:10:33, when Amy asks Sandy to watch her two daughters, her older daughter Jessie has a tooth missing on the upper right side of her mouth. The next time we see Amy's kids in the movie, a substantial amount of time has gone by, and Jessie is still missing that tooth. See more »

Quotes

Courtney Clarke: Damn... That's a big ass!
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Crazy Credits

After the first part of the end credits, we get one more wedding testimonial from Mike Judge (playing himself). While the second part of the end credits roll, we hear a prank call that Sandy receives. It's Judge doing the voices of Beavis and Butt-Head (1993). After a few minutes, we see Adam Sandler and Judge recording the conversation. See more »

Connections

References On Golden Pond (1981) See more »

Soundtracks

Things Are Looking Up
Written by Ira Gershwin and George Gershwin
Performed by Ella Fitzgerald
Courtesy of The Verve Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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I really don't get the hate ! Lots of awesome Cameos.
15 April 2017 | by Cinema_LoveSee all my reviews

Sure, this film is not mean to become a classic. But it's fun for what it is. And it's based on the true story ! I did a few search and it's about real-life talent manager, Sandy Wernick. It is a close friend of Adam Sandler because he work with him on Happy Gilmore, Bulletproof and Wedding Singer... among my top 5 of Sandler's films with Big Daddy and That's my boy. He work as an executive consultant on the popular shows ''Larry Sanders'' and ''ALF''. He also produce the likes of Dana Carvey, most underrated comedian ever.

The way Adam Sandler portray the guy is an homage to him as he work a couple of times with him, not just in 3 movies but after also, and he is doing a good job. The cameos are the best part. And if you watch it with your kids, they may like it as well, as their's not F word and sexual matter. It is a good family movie with a funny stupid guy that people don't trust but they seems to have pity and then work with him and see he is not a bad person at all...

feels like a sarcastic movie at times, and serious at others, may be the reason some did not like it. I suggest you watch it with an open mind maybe on an afternoon. It is not bad.

7.5/10

PS: The forums are closed for this very reason, you watch 10 minutes of a film and b**tch on forums after that, when you will have a real opinion, the forums may be back... maybe not in this life !


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 April 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sandy Wexler See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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