Adam Sandler offers a timeless performance in this family friendly comedy hit. It offers many heartwarming scenes in a coming of age type of movie. There are many places where one will be fighting back the tears at this heartwarming tale of family, responsibility, and growing up. Sandler is a man without direction who has hit the pause button on life. He has left college, and is living in a loft with his best friend who has an up and coming attorney. When his friend announces his engagement Sandlers' character is far less than happy. He desires to continue living in true frat boy style a little longer.
The days of all nights gaming, girls, and cold pizza quickly come to an end when a child ends up ay his doorstep. Finding out that the child is his best friends' child, Sandlers' character decides to take the boy in and take care of him until his friend returns from his business trip.
Caring for a child turns out to be far more than what he bargained for. He eventually turns to his own parents for help, only to find that the support he desired was not what he was to receive. Sandler's character then goes through a series of mishaps that eventually lead him to a serious relationship, and a bit of growing up.
It what is one of the more heartfelt scenes of the movie, the charactersall end up in court fighting for the boy. This is where Sandler's friend learns that he is the father of the child. Sandler's character also pours out his heart when he is called to the stand openly confessing his love for not only the boy, but also for his dad.
If the individual is seeking a movie that will make them cry, laugh, and gasp, this is the movie to watch. Sandler offers a unique view in how being at the bottom of the barrel is not the end of the line. This movie will offer all who watch it hope for a betterlife, the love of family and friends, and that perseverence will conquer in the end.