PG-13 | | Comedy, Fantasy
After two of the devil's three sons escape Hell to wreak havoc on Earth, the devil must send his third son, the mild-mannered Nicky, to bring them back before it's too late.
Reese Witherspoon, who played Nicky's (Adam Sandler's) mother, is ten years younger than Sandler in real-life.
If my dad had spent this kind of time with me, I wouldn't have to ball those people.
Human Dartboard: Yeah, you would have.
Human Dartboard: Yeah, you're right.
When Nicky is playing basketball against Cassius, and Nicky has the ball, when the picture shoots in to Cassius, he appears to be holding a basketball as well, although when the shot cuts back to both of them in the picture, Cassius isn't. Then, when the shot goes back in to Cassius, he's holding the basketball again.
During the closing credits, flashes of the character whereabouts were explained. When they explain Nicky's mom, (Reese Witherspoon) a picture still of her is shown saying "Mom immediately fell in love with her new aerobics instructor... Chris Farley." Giving a tribute to Chris who died 3 years before the film in 1997. The aerobics reference is referring to his classic skit on SNL that will always be hilariously remembered. Adam and the rest of the SNL gang were great friends with Farley.
In the FOX 2004 presentation, many things were edited. All references to Popeye's are cut, so "Popeye's Chicken is fucking awesome" becomes "Chicken is kickin'". "Hitler's ass" becomes "Hitler's rear", "The sh*t has hit the fan." becomes "It has hit the fan". A deleted scene of the peeper becoming bait and being eaten by a fish was also added. The asking of the gatekeeper whether there were boobs on his head was cut out, and the Coke/Pepsi transformation was partially cut out.
$16,063,904 (USA) (12 November 2000)
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