The Cobbler

Lists: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

Brief Synopsis: "Max Simkin repairs shoes in the same New York shop that has been in his family for generations. Disenchanted with the grind of daily life, Max stumbles upon a magical heirloom that allows him to step into the lives of his customers and see the world in a new way. Sometimes walking in another man's shoes is the only way one can discover who they really are."

Overall Ranking: 2579 (Rank from 2014: # 177)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 12.5%
Regular 12.5%
Half-Popped 50%
Stale 12.5%
Burnt 12.5%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
David Baruffi88 - The review is incomplete.
(full review)
Dave Examines Movies74(full review)
Bryan Lienesch59 - Sandler has done a few of these "magic" movies now, and while they aren't as awful as some of his works -- we're looking at you 'Grown Ups 2' -- they're not exactly memorable, either.
Comedy: 3
Sex Appeal: 5
Scary: 2
Rewatch: 4
Damon Schneider57
Lisa Marie Bowman45 - Disappointing.
(full review)
Gorgon Reviews43(full review)
Lucien of Buzz Hub30(full review)
Dan O'Neill25(full review)

People Involved

  • Adam Sandler (Max Simkin)
  • Dan Stevens (Dance Club Disc Jockey)
  • Steve Buscemi (Jimmy)
  • Dustin Hoffman (Abraham Simkin)
  • Ellen Barkin (Elaine Greenawalt)
  • Dascha Polanco (Macy)
  • Elena Kampouris (Alexia)
  • Jared Sandler (Cool Bar Guy)
  • Melonie Diaz (Carmen Herrara)
  • Glenn Fleshler (Jeffrey)
  • Method Man (Ludlow)
  • Lynn Cohen (Mrs. Simkin)
  • Yul Vazquez (Max / Marsha)
  • Joey Slotnick (Sleek Guy)
  • Greta Lee (Kara)
  • Donnie Keshawarz (Pinchas Simkin)
  • Kevin Breznahan (Patrick)
  • Danny Mastrogiorgio (Brian)
  • Grizz Chapman (Tino)
  • Natia Dune (Waitress)
  • Sondra James (Anna Stevens)
  • John DeBlasio (Akram)
  • Thomas McCarthy (Director)