Love them or hate them, Adam Sandler movies are a theater fixture. Whether he’s working in a tollbooth or not working at all, delivering the essential pizza to the hungry or stumbling into an inheritance, the funnyman has been dominating the comedy scene since he played a buddy of Theo’s on The Cosby Show. He may not be one of the best comedians of all time, but the Saturday Night Live alum has earned well over a hundred credits for writing, producing and starring in bathroom-humor blockbusters and toned-down dramatic flicks alike, and he recently inked a deal for four movies on Netflix. With more than four dozen titles to choose from, Sandler’s résumé is a doozy, but it wasn’t hard to eliminate a whole slew of ’em—Jack and Jill, Just Go With It, Bedtime Stories, Pixels—for our list of his best movies of all time.
The best Adam Sandler movies, ranked
In these Adam Sandler movies, the native New Yorker gives dozens of worthy performances, from slapstick to dramatic