The Waterboy

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6.11 h 29 min1998X-RayPG-13
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Directors
Frank Coraci
Starring
Adam SandlerKathy BatesFairuza Balk
Genres
ComedySports
Subtitles
English [CC]Español
Audio languages
English
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Supporting actors
Jerry ReedHenry WinklerBlake ClarkLarry Gilliard Jr.
Producers
Robert SimondsJack Giarraputo
Studio
Touchstone Pictures
Rating
PG-13 (Parents Strongly Cautioned)
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Alcohol usenudityfoul languagesexual contentviolence
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4.8 out of 5 stars

11349 global ratings

  1. 86% of reviews have 5 stars
  2. 8% of reviews have 4 stars
  3. 4% of reviews have 3 stars
  4. 1% of reviews have 2 stars
  5. 2% of reviews have 1 stars
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HeatherElizabethReviewed in the United States on September 9, 2022
5.0 out of 5 stars
Water sucks.
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This movie is amusing and my kids enjoyed it. Although we now know that water does actually suck, its nice to root for the little guy in a world of Gatorade.
Kevin JReviewed in the United States on September 10, 2022
5.0 out of 5 stars
Dvd upgrade
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Needed to upgrade to blu-ray, shipped sooner than expected.
Joseph OLearyReviewed in the United States on August 25, 2022
4.0 out of 5 stars
my twin
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movie is a little juvenile,but if you have some time to kill, and the main reason I purchased, people tell me I'm a dead ringer to Lynn Swann,
DonnaReviewed in the United States on September 6, 2022
5.0 out of 5 stars
Love it
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Love it
Josh YatesReviewed in the United States on August 29, 2022
5.0 out of 5 stars
Best Movie Ever for Family Night!
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We laughed through the whole movie. Thank you.
K.L. CocKayneReviewed in the United States on July 27, 2022
5.0 out of 5 stars
One Of Adam Sandlers Best Movies.
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This movie is funny, bottom line. Jerry Reed and Henry Winkler are hilarious. When you add Adam Sandler it's perfection. This movie includes several cameos one is of sports commentator Bret Mustberger. A great film from the 90's
Scott MartinReviewed in the United States on February 15, 2022
4.0 out of 5 stars
A blast from my childhood
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I remember a time where you couldn't throw a moderately sized rock without hitting a billboard for an Adam Sandler movie. He was quite literally everywhere. Now I'm not complaining about it, but he had way more misses than he had hits. This was one of his better hits.

Sure, it's campy as all hell, the characters are over the top (Especially Cathy Bates character but damn if she doesn't make it awesome), and they finale was super predictable, but it's entertaining. Honestly, that's what matters in movies. So long as you can watch it and not get bored it's a good movie.

I do have one gripe. Who wrote the trivias for this video? Have they never watched football before? One of the notes is that "at the end, when Bobby's team scores to win the game, they still would have had to go for the 1 or 2-point conversion, so the game's score should have been 31-27 or 32-27." No they wouldn't have. The clock had already run out, meaning that was the very last play of the game, and seeing as they ended 3 points ahead, there was no point to going for more.

I hate when idiots write trivia.
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pedrotaverasjr29Reviewed in the United States on July 20, 2022
5.0 out of 5 stars
Hilarious
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Love this movie. One of my favorite comedy movies! If you don't like this movie check and see if your funny bone is broken 😆
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