Little Nicky
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The youngest child of the family often has the most problems -- so why should things be different for the Prince of Darkness and his offspring? Satan (Harvey Keitel) is considering retirement, and is pondering which of his sons should take over the family business -- ambitious Adrian (Rhys Ifans), strapping Cassius (Tommy "Tiny" Lister Jr.), or Nicky (Adam Sandler), an accident-prone demon who prefers to stay in his room playing his favorite heavy metal tunes. When Satan decides to stay on for another 10,000 years, Adrian is outraged, and leaves Hell to go to New York, where he and… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 22%

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"Has an enormous cast of stars, including Harvey Keitel as daddy devil. But even the stars couldn't brighten up this flick."
‑ , Atlanta Journal-Constitution
"It never quite lights a fire under its subject matter."
‑ Jay Carr, Boston Globe
"This is no Wedding Singer."
‑ Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
"A pleasantly sloppy party that doesn't go on too long."
‑ Rob Gonsalves, eFilmCritic.com
"No, it's not a masterpiece, nor is it meant to be. For those of us greatly amused by the little rascal, this is a definite four-star movie."
‑ Ron Wells, Film Threat
"It would be hyperbole to argue that the road to movie hell is entirely paved with Adam Sandler's crude intentions -- but the guy sure has made a heck of a start."
‑ Rick Groen, Globe and Mail
"I can see how Little Nicky could have worked, It's just that Sandler, at the center, is a distraction."
‑ Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
"Maybe Adam Sandler really has some familial connections with the Devil."
‑ Michael Dequina, TheMovieReport.com
"If you can take Sandler for more than five minutes, this is his funniest film to date."
‑ Kim Newman, Empire Magazine
"...diverting enough to warrant a recommendation..."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"Where's Sandler in all this? Lost in gimmicks that smack of desperation."
‑ Peter Travers, Rolling Stone
"The most visually imaginative movie Sandler has made -- but it's also one of the most mind-bogglingly tasteless."
‑ Michael Wilmington, Chicago Tribune
"Pretty hellish."
‑ , Film4
"I don't know why, but I just wasn't laughing that much."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"The wait for funny scenes feels like an eternity spent in hell."
‑ Susan Tavernetti, Palo Alto Weekly
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