Just Go With It
, based on the 1969 film Cactus Flower
, is the sixth movie that director Dennis Dugan and Adam Sandler have collaborated on, the most recent being last year’s Grown Ups
, and that familiarity comes across in this odd comedy. Dugan knows when to let Sandler do his thing -- surreal gags, absurd relationships, and wacky situations -- and when to rein him in, and while Sandler’s character, Danny, is sort of a prickly antihero, he plays him in way that makes you root for him in the end.
Danny (Sandler) is a fourtysomething successful plastic surgeon who pretends to be unhappily married to attract women barely out of college. Wh...