Video Review

Billy Madison (1995)

MPAA Rating: PG-13
EW's GRADE
D-

Details Movie Rated: PG-13; Genre: Comedy; With: Adam Sandler

Lots of people behave like jerks every day, but none of them hit No. 1 at the box office. Yet Adam Sandler became a bona fide movie star with the story of an imbecilic rich kid who's forced to return to grade school before he can inherit his father's company. David Spade will seem like a comic genius after viewers squirm through this misery, which conclusively proves that desperation and humor are a lethal combination. D-

Originally posted Aug 04, 1995 Published in issue #286 Aug 04, 1995 Order article reprints
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