Sandy Wexler

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  • TV-14
  • 2017
  • 2 hr 11 min
  • 5.2  (18,723)
  • 40

Released in 2017, Sandy Wexler is a romantic comedy film directed by Steven Brill and produced by Adam Sandler’s Happy Madison Productions. The movie features an ensemble cast including Adam Sandler, Jennifer Hudson, and Kevin James. The film is a fictional depiction of a talent manager Sandy Wexler who works with a group of eccentric clients in Los Angeles during the 1990s.

The story follows Sandy Wexler (Adam Sandler), a veteran talent manager representing a group of the most peculiar, over-the-top clients in the entertainment industry. Sandy discovers a talented singer named Courtney Clarke (Jennifer Hudson) performing at an amusement park and becomes obsessed with helping her achieve fame and success. Sandy sees potential in Courtney, despite her lack of confidence and her troubled relationships with her family and boyfriend.

As Courtney's career takes off, Sandy finds himself caught between his loyalty to his clients and his feelings for Courtney. The story delves into the complex relationship between Sandy and Courtney as they navigate fame, fortune, and their feelings for one another in a rapidly changing industry.

Sandy Wexler is set against the backdrop of the Los Angeles entertainment industry during the 1990s, where many aspiring performers come looking for their big break. The movie depicts the hustle and bustle of the entertainment industry, the struggles of aspiring artists, and the people who help them make it. The film showcases the fast-paced, unpredictable and often humorous nature of the talent business.

The movie's cast gives a superb performance, bringing to life the various eccentric characters in the story. Adam Sandler's portrayal of Sandy Wexler is heartfelt, quirky, and endearing. Jennifer Hudson also shines in her role as the talented but shy Courtney Clarke, portraying her transition from a small-time singer to a big-time star. Kevin James gives a convincing performance as Ted Rafferty, Sandy's loyal client, and friend.

The movie's soundtrack is a standout feature, featuring several popular songs from the 1990s such as “Two Princes” by Spin Doctors, “Everybody’s Free (To Feel Good)” by Rozalla, “Don’t Wanna Miss a Thing” by Aerosmith, and “The Power” by Snap!. The music helps to set the tone of the movie and takes viewers back to the vibrant and exciting era of the 90s.

Overall, Sandy Wexler is a heartwarming, humorous, and entertaining film that showcases the highs and lows of the entertainment industry in a charming and nostalgic way. The movie's exploration of the complex relationship between talent managers and artists is engrossing, and the exquisite portrayal of the various eccentric characters is hilarious. Adam Sandler's performance, as always, is excellent, and Jennifer Hudson proves to be a talented actress in her transition from a singer to a movie star. The movie's excellent storytelling, humor, music, and performances make it a must-watch for anyone who enjoys romantic comedies or bittersweet stories of success and friendship.

Sandy Wexler is a 2017 comedy with a runtime of 2 hours and 11 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.2 and a MetaScore of 40.

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    2 hr 11 min
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    5.2  (18,723)
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