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    Unique ID Code: 0000045748
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    Added on: 5/3/2003 07:40
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    Happy Gilmore (UK)

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    He doesn`t play golf...he destroys it
    Certificate: 12
    Running Time: 88 mins
    Retail Price: £19.99
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    Fore! Make way for the pro golf circuit`s worst nightmare - Happy Gilmore! Adam Sandler stars in a hilarious comedy that scores a hole-in-one for gut-busting wit and outrageous slapstick. Although Happy dreams of becoming a professional hockey player, he discovers that his hockey slap shot translates to an astonishing 400 yard tee shot. So when his grandmother loses her home to the IRS, Happy decides to earn the house back by joining the pro golf tour, bringing his ferocious temper and outlandish antics to the well-tended fairways.

    Before long, Happy is a media sensation, attracting crowds and news cameras wherever he goes. But Happy`s bitter rival has his own plans for the golf superstar, resulting in a riotous, laugh-filled confrontation on the greens. With a terrific cast including Carl Weathers, Julie Bowen, Bob Barker, Richard Kiel and Kevin Nealon, nonstop laughs are par for the course.

    Special Features:
    Production notes
    Theatrical trailer
    Cast & filmmaker`s notes

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English
    Dolby Digital 5.1 French
    Dolby Digital Surround 2.0 Spanish
    Dolby Digital Surround 2.0 German
    Dolby Digital Surround 2.0 Italian
    Dolby Digital Stereo 2.0 Czech

    Subtitle Tracks:

    Directed By:
    Dennis Dugan

    Written By:

    Carl Weathers
    Frances Bay
    Julie Bowen
    Christopher McDonald
    Adam Sandler

    Casting By:
    Joanna Colbert

    Soundtrack By:
    Ronnie Van Zant
    Mark Mothersbaugh

    Director of Photography:
    Arthur Albert

    Steve R. Moore
    Jeff Gourson

    Costume Designer:
    Tish Monaghan

    Production Designer:
    Perry Andelin Blake

    Robert Simonds
    Jack Giarraputo
    Warren Carr

    Executive Producer:
    Sandy Wernick
    Brad Grey
    Bernie Brillstein

    Your Opinions and Comments

    7 / 10
    A fantastically funny effort from Adam Sandler. I found this the funniest of his movies to date. It's funny, it's silly, it's more than a little ridiculous… but hey, it's to be enjoyed.

    Unfortunately this is a barebones disc which is a crying shame. While I can't see this film being re-released as a special edition with a host of lovely special features on it, I would love to be proved wrong. Sorry, I tell a lie - there's a trailer. Well… it is nice to have a trailer, and I don't want to appear ungrateful… but - damn it! I want more!!!

    However, while we don't get the uncut version of the film that our American buddies enjoy, we are allowed an anamorphic transfer while R1 is full frame… tee hee hee.

    As this can be picked up fairly cheaply at the moment, it is bit of a "must have" for any Sandler fan.
    posted by Rich Davies on 27/6/2003 06:23