20 Movies Like Waterboy

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Happy Gilmore

Happy Gilmore
Happy Gilmore
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 62%
Metacritic: 31/100
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Runtime: 92 min
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Awards: 1 win & 4 nominations
Writer: Tim Herlihy, Adam Sandler
Actors: Adam Sandler, Christopher McDonald, Julie Bowen
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Happy Gilmore” is a comedy film about a failed hockey player who discovers his talent for golf and enters a tournament to save his grandmother’s house. Along the way, he faces off against a rival golfer and learns valuable life lessons about perseverance and family.

Billy Madison

Billy Madison
Billy Madison
Internet Movie Database: 6.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 40%
Metacritic: 16/100
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Runtime: 89 min
Genre: Comedy
Awards: 1 nomination
Writer: Tim Herlihy, Adam Sandler
Actors: Adam Sandler, Darren McGavin, Bridgette Wilson-Sampras
Language: English, French, Spanish
Country: United States
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“Billy Madison” is a comedy film about a rich, immature man who goes back to school to complete all grades in order to inherit his father’s company. Along the way, he faces various challenges and learns valuable life lessons.

The Longest Yard

The Longest Yard
The Longest Yard
Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 31%
Metacritic: 48/100
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Runtime: 113 min
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Sport
Awards: 3 wins & 17 nominations
Writer: Albert S. Ruddy, Tracy Keenan Wynn, Sheldon Turner
Actors: Adam Sandler, Burt Reynolds, Chris Rock
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Longest Yard” is a sports comedy film about a former professional quarterback who is sent to prison and is tasked with forming a football team of inmates to play against the prison guards. The film follows their journey as they prepare for the big game and learn the true meaning of teamwork and redemption.

Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story

Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story
Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story
Internet Movie Database: 6.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 71%
Metacritic: 55/100
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Runtime: 92 min
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Awards: 2 wins & 9 nominations
Writer: Rawson Marshall Thurber
Actors: Ben Stiller, Christine Taylor, Vince Vaughn
Language: English, German
Country: Germany, United States
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“Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story” is a comedy film about a group of misfits who enter a high-stakes dodgeball tournament to save their gym from being taken over by a corporate fitness chain. Led by a washed-up coach, they must overcome their own shortcomings and face off against a team of elite dodgeball players to prove that underdogs can prevail.

Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 71%
Metacritic: 66/100
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Runtime: 108 min
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Awards: 8 wins & 9 nominations
Writer: Will Ferrell, Adam McKay
Actors: Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Sacha Baron Cohen
Language: English, French
Country: United States
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“Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby” is a comedy film about a NASCAR driver named Ricky Bobby who rises to fame and success, but faces challenges when a French Formula One driver threatens his position. The movie explores themes of rivalry, friendship, and the pursuit of glory in the fast-paced world of professional racing.

The Benchwarmers

The Benchwarmers
The Benchwarmers
Internet Movie Database: 5.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 13%
Metacritic: 25/100
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Runtime: 85 min
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Awards: 7 nominations
Writer: Allen Covert, Nick Swardson
Actors: David Spade, Jon Heder, Rob Schneider
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States
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“The Benchwarmers is a comedy film about three adult friends who form a baseball team to compete against a group of bullies. They aim to prove that anyone can play and enjoy the sport regardless of their age or skill level.”

Blades of Glory

Blades of Glory
Blades of Glory
Internet Movie Database: 6.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 70%
Metacritic: 64/100
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Runtime: 93 min
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Awards: 3 wins & 10 nominations
Writer: Craig Cox, Jeff Cox, Busy Philipps
Actors: Will Ferrell, Jon Heder, Amy Poehler
Language: English, Japanese
Country: United States
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“Blades of Glory” is a comedy film about two rival figure skaters who are banned from competing individually but find a loophole to compete as the first-ever male-male pair. As they overcome their differences and aim for victory, they must navigate the world of figure skating with hilarious and outrageous consequences.

Nacho Libre

Nacho Libre
Nacho Libre
Internet Movie Database: 5.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 40%
Metacritic: 52/100
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Runtime: 92 min
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Awards: 1 win & 11 nominations
Writer: Jared Hess, Jerusha Hess, Mike White
Actors: Jack Black, Ana de la Reguera, Héctor Jiménez
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States
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“Nacho Libre” is a comedy film about a Mexican cook named Ignacio who secretly becomes a luchador (wrestler) to fulfill his dream of becoming a professional wrestler and supporting an orphanage. Ignacio’s hilarious journey involves him balancing his double life while facing various challenges and competing in the wrestling ring.

Semi-Pro

Semi-Pro
Semi-Pro
Internet Movie Database: 5.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 23%
Metacritic: 47/100
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Runtime: 91 min
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Awards: 1 win & 4 nominations
Writer: Scot Armstrong
Actors: Will Ferrell, Woody Harrelson, André 3000
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Semi-Pro” is a comedy film set in the 1970s, following the story of Jackie Moon, a singer who uses his fortune to buy a struggling basketball team. In an attempt to boost attendance, Jackie and his team try to make it to the NBA by winning the Flint, Michigan basketball tournament.

The Ringer

The Ringer
The Ringer
Internet Movie Database: 5.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 40%
Metacritic: 46/100
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Runtime: 94 min
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Awards: 1 nomination
Writer: Ricky Blitt
Actors: Johnny Knoxville, Katherine Heigl, Brian Cox
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Ringer” is a comedy film about a man who pretends to have a disability in order to compete in the Special Olympics. As he forms genuine friendships with the other athletes, he learns valuable life lessons about acceptance and the true meaning of winning.

Little Nicky

Little Nicky
Little Nicky
Internet Movie Database: 5.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 22%
Metacritic: 38/100
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Runtime: 90 min
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Awards: 1 win & 12 nominations
Writer: Tim Herlihy, Adam Sandler, Steven Brill
Actors: Adam Sandler, Patricia Arquette, Harvey Keitel
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Little Nicky” is a comedy film about the devil’s youngest son, Nicky, who is sent to Earth to capture his two evil brothers who have escaped from Hell and are wreaking havoc. Nicky must navigate the human world and save both his family and the fate of humanity.

Mr. Deeds

Mr. Deeds
Mr. Deeds
Internet Movie Database: 5.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 22%
Metacritic: 24/100
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Runtime: 96 min
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Awards: 5 wins & 9 nominations
Writer: Clarence Budington Kelland, Robert Riskin, Tim Herlihy
Actors: Adam Sandler, Winona Ryder, John Turturro
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Mr. Deeds” is a comedy film about a small-town guy named Longfellow Deeds who inherits a vast fortune and must navigate the challenges of his newfound wealth, including dealing with greedy individuals and finding true love along the way.

The Waterboy

The Waterboy
The Waterboy
Internet Movie Database: 6.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 33%
Metacritic: 41/100
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Runtime: 90 min
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Awards: 6 wins & 6 nominations
Writer: Tim Herlihy, Adam Sandler
Actors: Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates, Henry Winkler
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Waterboy” is a comedy film about a socially inept waterboy named Bobby Boucher who becomes the star player of a college football team thanks to his hidden talent for tackling. As he navigates his newfound success, he must confront his overprotective mother and face off against his former team.

Big Daddy

Big Daddy
Big Daddy
Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 39%
Metacritic: 41/100
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Runtime: 93 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Awards: 8 wins & 14 nominations
Writer: Steve Franks, Tim Herlihy, Adam Sandler
Actors: Adam Sandler, Joey Lauren Adams, Jon Stewart
Language: English, Italian
Country: United States
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The Big Daddy movie is about a lazy man who unexpectedly becomes the guardian of a young boy and learns valuable life lessons as he tries to be a responsible father figure.

Anger Management

Anger Management
Anger Management
Internet Movie Database: 6.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 42%
Metacritic: 52/100
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Runtime: 106 min
Genre: Comedy
Awards: 2 wins & 4 nominations
Writer: David Dorfman
Actors: Jack Nicholson, Adam Sandler, Marisa Tomei
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Anger Management movie is about a mild-mannered man who is wrongly sentenced to attend an anger management program, where he meets an eccentric therapist and gets involved in a series of unconventional and humorous therapy sessions.

The Hot Chick

The Hot Chick
The Hot Chick
Internet Movie Database: 5.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 21%
Metacritic: 29/100
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Runtime: 104 min
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Awards: 4 nominations
Writer: Tom Brady, Rob Schneider
Actors: Rob Schneider, Rachel McAdams, Anna Faris
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Hot Chick” is a comedy film about a popular high school girl who magically switches bodies with a petty criminal, and they must find a way to switch back before it’s too late. The film explores the challenges and comedic situations that arise as they navigate their new identities.

Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo

Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo
Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo
Internet Movie Database: 5.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 22%
Metacritic: 30/100
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Runtime: 88 min
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Awards: 2 nominations
Writer: Harris Goldberg, Rob Schneider
Actors: Rob Schneider, William Forsythe, Eddie Griffin
Language: English, German, French, Japanese, Spanish
Country: United States
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“Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo” is a comedy film about a kind-hearted fish tank cleaner who becomes a male escort to help a professional gigolo’s apartment, but ends up navigating a series of hilarious and awkward encounters with eccentric clients.”

Joe Dirt

Joe Dirt
Joe Dirt
Internet Movie Database: 6.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 9%
Metacritic: 20/100
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Runtime: 91 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Awards: 1 win & 3 nominations
Writer: David Spade, Fred Wolf
Actors: David Spade, Brittany Daniel, Dennis Miller
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Joe Dirt movie is about a mullet-sporting janitor who embarks on a journey to find his long-lost parents, encountering various misadventures and colorful characters along the way.

The Animal

The Animal
The Animal
Internet Movie Database: 4.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 30%
Metacritic: 43/100
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Runtime: 84 min
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Awards: 6 nominations
Writer: Tom Brady, Rob Schneider
Actors: Rob Schneider, Colleen Haskell, John C. McGinley
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Animal” is a comedy film about a man named Marvin who gains extraordinary animal abilities after a near-fatal accident. He uses his newfound powers to become a crime-fighting superhero, but hilarity ensues as he struggles to control his animal instincts and navigate his unusual new life.

Grandma’s Boy

Grandma's Boy
Grandma's Boy
Internet Movie Database: 6.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 15%
Metacritic: 33/100
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Runtime: 94 min
Genre: Comedy
Awards: 1 nomination
Writer: Barry Wernick, Allen Covert, Nick Swardson
Actors: Allen Covert, Linda Cardellini, Shirley Jones
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Grandma’s Boy” is a comedy film about a video game tester who is forced to move in with his grandmother and her roommates after being evicted. He uses his gaming skills to develop a new game while navigating the eccentricities of his unconventional living situation.

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