Billy Madison Synopsis
Adult goof-off (Adam Sandler) goes back to elementary school.
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Variety

By Brian Lowry
There are a few bursts of sheer, irresistible idiocy -- along the lines of "Wayne's World" or even "Pee-wee's Big Adventure"-- but not...
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The New York Times

By Elvis Mitchell
It succeeds as a reasonably smart no-brainer. If you've ever had a yen to relive the third grade, this must be the next best thing.
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Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Adam Sandler's creative songs and silly expressions on "Saturday Night Live" may have turned him into a celebrity, but this movie based...
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25

San Francisco Examiner

By Barbara Shulgasser
Tedious, unfunny.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
By the end, you feel like a drill sergeant-you want to wipe that stupid grin off Sandler's face.
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USA Today

By Susan Wloszczyna
Sandler mugs through a back-to-school daze. [13 February 1995, p.D1]
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20

Empire

Okay, a couple of sniggers sneak out, but on the whole the effect is stone cold.
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TV Guide

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The film should have featured more absurd and nonsensical elements. Certainly the plot is ridiculous, and so completely illogical that to...
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

Billy Madison is so singularly stupid that "Dumb and Dumber" looks (almost) like a beacon of braininess and taste in comparison.
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Austin Chronicle

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A sorry excuse for a movie, and director Davis (CB4, Guncrazy) and star Sandler should be very embarrassed.
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Sandler at his Best

By Rbastian12
Adam Sandler developed a persona while acting on Saturday Night Live, and he carried that goofy, slapsick, random noise generating persona into the films. Although that stupid persona would...

Random Comedy at its best.

By roberson2013
For those of you who are fans of movies that are random and absolutely pointless, this is a must see for you people....

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WOW JUST..........WOW

By karaokesinger050601
I HAVE NO WORDS EXCEPT THAT THIS IS ADAM SANDLERS WORST MOVIE EVER! JUST THINK OF ALL THE CHILDISH PERVERTED JOKES IN THE WORLD. MIXED WITH THE WORST STORY IN THE WORLD! DIVIDE THE EFFORT BY 100 THEN...

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Rated PG-13
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 13+ Young teens will like brash, immature humor.
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