Adam Sandler's Eight Crazy Nights
Adam Sandler's Eight Crazy Nights (2002)

Davey Stone is a young man who hates the holidays and is determined that no one else in the town of Dukesberry is going to enjoy them either. On the first night of Hanukah, the perpetually grumpy Davey goes on a rowdy rampage and is… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: November 27, 2002
DVD Release Date: November 4, 2003
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Critic Score: 12% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Sandler returns to his roots in this nauseating concoction filled with potty humor and product placements.

Time Out

The film might have been funny if it weren't so poorly executed and fixated on bodily functions.

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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone

I'd prefer to think of Sandler in Punch-Drunk Love, the one good movie of the three he did this year.

Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Ouch. Lame Sandler attempt at holiday humor.

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Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Audiences have at least 80 reasons to reject Eight Crazy Nights.

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Ed Halter
Village Voice

Squanders the cross-cultural comedy potential of a Jewish-themed Christmas movie on cheap fart gags and boilerplate schmaltz.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

A nearly unwatchable waste of time...

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Roger Moore
Houston Chronicle

Sets animation back 30 years, musicals back 40 years and Judaism back at least 50.

Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

Got a lot of holiday spirit, and a lot of laughs.


There are sporadic laughs to be had from this gruesome guff, but most of them are nervous relieved titters when its not as bad as you feared rather than bellylaughs of genuine amusement.

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Flixster Audience Score: 49% Flixster User Reviews
KJ Proulx
Adam Sandler's "Eight Crazy Night's" is about as funny as watching a lame television late-night cartoon, it has a dumb story and lines that… More
Dead Angel
A bit funny, gross, emotional.
Melvin White
Jennifer: Thanks for sharing the Holiday spirit, psycho.  "The Ultimate Battle Between Naughty And Nice." Eight Crazy Nights is another ripoff of… More
Luke Baldock
It's great to see a holiday film that represents Hanukkah. It's a shame that it had to be a charmless, disgusting, vulgar film such as this. I have no… More
Jim Careter
This movie was so terrible I wanted to throw up, and not the throw up where you go to the fair and get hopped up on pocorn and then throw up a ride, I mean… More
Bannan instant enigma- just add water
I feel a little guilty liking this movie..but some of it was just so funny. :S