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The Cobbler: EW review

The CobblerAdam Sandler plays a fourth-generation cobbler who gains the power to become the people whose shoes he fixes. Sandler is The CobblerComedy, Drama, FantasyPT98MPG-13Adam Sandler plays a fourth-generation cobbler who gains the power to become the people whose shoes he fixes. Sandler is 2015-03-11

Adam Sandler in The Cobbler (Macall Polay)

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The Cobbler

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy; Starring: Adam Sandler, Dan Stevens, Steve Buscemi; Director: Thomas McCarthy; Release Date: 03/13/2015; Release Date Wide: 03/13/2015; Runtime (in minutes): 98; MPAA Rating: PG-13

Adam Sandler plays a fourth-generation cobbler who gains the power to become the people whose shoes he fixes. Sandler is effective as a sad schlub, but director Tom McCarthy (The Station Agent) is less interested in character than in crazy situations. What starts off as a potentially charming fantasy never finds its footing. C