Big Daddy

Lists: Comedy, Slapstick comedy

Brief Synopsis: "Layla Maloney is fed up with boyfriend Sonny Koufax's perpetual loafing, so when 5-year-old Julian is left on Sonny's doorstep, he assumes a fatherly role to prove he's responsible and to win Layla's love. Trouble is, Sonny has grown attached to the kid, who's really the son of his out-of-town roommate."

Overall Ranking: 2832 (Rank from 1999: # 47)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 0%
Regular 50%
Half-Popped 33.33%
Stale 0%
Burnt 16.67%


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Reviewer Rating Review
Rob from GuysFilmQuest82
Bryan Lienesch71 - Not one of the best Sandler movies, but by far not one of the worst, either.
Tom Little of Digital Shortbread70(full review)
Thomas Pollock50
Patrick Devitt40
David Baruffi25

People Involved

  • Adam Sandler (Sonny Koufax)
  • Joey Lauren Adams (Layla Maloney)
  • Jon Stewart (Kevin Gerrity)
  • Cole Sprouse (Julian Frankenstien McGrath)
  • Leslie Mann (Corinne Maloney)
  • Allen Covert (Phil DAmato)
  • Rob Schneider (Delivery Guy)
  • Peter Dante (Tommy Grayton)
  • Steve Buscemi (Homeless Guy)
  • Dylan Sprouse (Julian Frankenstien McGrath)
  • Josh Mostel (Arthur Brooks)
  • Kristy Swanson (Vanessa)
  • Joseph Bologna (Lenny Koufax)
  • Peter Dante (Tommy Grayton)
  • Jonathan Loughran (Mike)
  • Tim Herlihy (Singing Kangaroo)
  • Edmund Lyndeck (Mr. Herlihy)
  • Larkin Malloy (Restaurant Owner)
  • Dennis Dugan (Director)