The Wedding Singer
The Wedding Singer (1998)

Mousse up your hair and pull your Missing Persons records out of mothballs for this romantic comedy set in that era of questionable fashion decisions, the '80s. In 1985, Robbie Hart (Adam Sandler) is a vocalist whose rock band… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: August 5, 1998
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67%
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80%



Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: It's decidedly uneven -- and surprisingly sappy for an early Adam Sandler comedy -- but The Wedding Singer is also sweet, funny, and beguiling.

Leonard Klady
Variety

Supporting players are uniformly strong, and Coraci deserves much credit for exacting just the right degree of outrageousness without spinning into some wild orbit.

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Ruthe Stein
San Francisco Chronicle

As Robbie Hart, a former lead singer in a rock band reduced to performing at weddings, Sandler goes for more than the easy laughs.

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Betty Jo Tucker
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

The chemistry between Sandler and Barrymore is something special to see here, and I think 'The Wedding Singer' ends up being Sandler's best movie.

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Time Out

You can't help pulling for the kids.

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

A sparkling romantic comedy, the kind of picture that glides by so gracefully and unpretentiously that it's only upon reflection that you realize how much skill, caring and good judgment had to have gone into its making.

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Charles Cassady
Common Sense Media

Not the most original comedy, but many will enjoy.

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Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail

Finally, an Adam Sandler comedy that you can sit through without wanting to throw a mallet through the screen.

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Janet Maslin
New York Times

Hokey as Robbie and Julia's courtship turns out to be, Mr. Sandler really does draw some empathy for his character's lonely plight.

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Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews

The tone set by director Frank Coraci tends to the cartoonishly broad while making jokes at the expense of grotesques. [Blu-ray]

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Flixster Audience Score: 80% Flixster User Reviews
Candy Rose
If you love 80s cheesy music, this is a must see. Julia and Robbie are engaged to wrong people. He is a wedding singer and she is a waitress. Drew and Adam make… More
Jennifer Xu
It's ehhhhhh. I do not like when Adam Sandler talks in a weird voice.
Albert Kim
Get some cheese balls, dunk it in cheese whizz, throw sharp cheddar cheese on top and you get "The Wedding Singer". Yup. So cheesy... everything… More
Cassie Hill
Fun Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore movie set in the year 1985. TOTALLY AWESOME! :) Love that Billy Idol makes an appearance too lol (:
Everett Johnson
Easily one of my all time favorite Adam Sandler movies. Love the 80's throwback, and all the little references, especially the music. Sandler is Robbie… More
Alex roy
The Wedding Singer is a pretty funny Adam Sandler comedy, considering that I don't like him that much, that's a lot coming from me. However The… More

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