At the core of the characters Adam Sandler built his film persona with (Billy Madison
, Happy Gilmore
, The Waterboy
) was anger. While he managed to soften his image over the years in some successful romantic comedies with Drew Barrymore, our primary memory of Sandler involves him screaming his lungs out and contorting his face like the modern heir to Jerry Lewis.
Now that he's closing in on 50 and has been one of the few consistently bankable comedy stars over the last 15 years, there's not much left for Adam Sandler to be mad at, and as he creeps into middle age it will become harder and harder for him to make pure unadulterated id funny w...