The Waterboy

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"You can mess with him. But don't mess with his water."
  • PG-13
  • 1998
  • 1 hr 30 min
  • 6.1  (177,522)
  • 41

Bobby Boucher is a socially awkward, 31-year-old waterboy for a struggling college football team. Despite being bullied and ridiculed by the players and coaching staff, Bobby is devoted to his job and has a unique talent for producing the perfect hydration mix for the players. When the team's coach suddenly fires him, Bobby is forced to confront his overbearing mother and consider his future for the first time in his life.

As Bobby begins to explore his passion for football, he catches the eye of Coach Klein, a down-on-his-luck coach who sees potential in the waterboy's intense tackling skills. With the help of a new mentor and his supportive girlfriend, Bobby begins to play on the team and becomes a key player in leading the struggling team to a successful season.

The Waterboy is a hilarious and heartwarming comedy that showcases Adam Sandler's signature humor alongside a heartwarming coming-of-age story. With scene-stealing performances from Kathy Bates as Bobby's overprotective mother and Henry Winkler as the underdog coach, the film explores themes of self-discovery, perseverance, and the power of community.

Throughout the film, Bobby learns to overcome his insecurities and embrace his unique talents, becoming a hero both on and off the field. With its iconic one-liners and memorable characters, The Waterboy has become a beloved classic of the comedy genre and a go-to film for fans of Adam Sandler's brand of humor.

The Waterboy is a must-see film for anyone who loves a good underdog story with plenty of laughs along the way. It's a timeless comedy that will leave you feeling inspired and entertained long after the final credits roll.

The Waterboy is a 1998 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 30 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.1 and a MetaScore of 41.

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    1 hr 30 min
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  • IMDB Rating
    6.1  (177,522)
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