Adam Sandler and his friends crack each other up (but no one else) in 'Grown Ups'
Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Chris Rock, David Spade, and Rob Schneider may crack each other up in 'Grown Ups,' but for viewers this movie is nearly unwatchable.
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The question is: Do they crack us up? “Grown Ups” strings these guys together in a movie that at best is irrelevant and at worst is unwatchable.
It’s a clobber comedy with “heart” – not my favorite combo.
The occasion is the death of the beloved coach who guided them to a basketball championship.
With their families in tow, the friends carry on as if they were still back in middle school.
Grade: D+ (Rated PG-13 for crude material including suggestive references, language, and some male rear nudity.)