Report a problem
Big DaddyThis film is about a lazy lawyer. He accidentally wins in a lawsuit and gets a sizable bonus and lives with this money. His girlfriend even wants to leave him. Then one day, his friend goes to work, and he gives him a 5-year-old boy. He does not know what to do with him. But the boy changes his life.Genre: DramaCountry: United StatesDuration: 93 minQuality: SDRelease: 1999IMDb: 6.4Keywords:
Actors of "Big Daddy"
Directors of "Big Daddy"
Dennis DuganBirthdate: 5 September 1946, Wheaton, Illinois, USA
Creators of "Big Daddy"
Critic Reviews of "Big Daddy"
Chicago ReaderJune 02, 2008
This light yet earnest drama starring Adam Sandler deals openly with one of the most insidious elements in popular filmmaking -- the male screenwriter's relationship with his own father.
Time OutFebruary 09, 2006
This lightweight, bubblegum caper synthesises robust, physical humour, self-deprecation and witty one liners. The main problem, as with most other dumb boy pictures, is that the supporting characters are underwritten.
Houston ChronicleJuly 21, 2005
Funny-sweet, understand, not bleccchh sweet.
San Francisco ChronicleJune 18, 2002
Worst of all is the way Sandler wants to have it both ways: to muck around in gross-out humor one minute and then turn schmaltzy the next minute with some fraudulent business about how much he loves the kid.
Globe and MailMarch 19, 2002
How's this for a novel complaint: Big Daddy just isn't stupid enough.
Los Angeles TimesFebruary 14, 2001
There's no doubt Sandler is talented, but if he persists in believing that, like Elvis, his presence alone covers a multitude of omissions and inconsistencies, he will squander his gift and make a series of forgettable films in the process.
Common Sense MediaDecember 22, 2010
Typical Adam Sandler -- charm mixed with crude humor.
TheMovieReport.comNovember 29, 2009
The heavy-handed sentimentality provokes a most violent gag reflex.
Film4June 02, 2008
Ending is predictably gooey but Sandler's edge staves off the sludge for long enough in an otherwise fresh and funny piece.
Dark HorizonsJanuary 15, 2008
Those expecting another run of the mill Sandler film will either be pleasantly surprised or disgusted by this foray of his into new and different territory.
eFilmCritic.comJuly 23, 2007
Another genial Sandler opus.
Film Journal InternationalDecember 11, 2006
However simplistic Big Daddy is, it is also easy viewing.
Gallery of "Big Daddy"