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Little Nicky

  • Comedy
  • Fantasy
  • 2000
  • Steven Brill
  • 86 mins
  • 12

Summary

Comedy starring Adam Sandler, Patricia Arquette and Harvey Keitel. When Satan's rebellious sons Adrian and Cassius attempt to oust their father from power by fleeing to Earth, it falls upon the Antichrist's youngest son Nicky to protect the paternal domain by returning his brothers to Hell.

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Review

A star rating of 3 out of 5.

Stupid, crass and vulgar as this Adam Sandler vehicle may be, it is also - in places - gloriously funny. Complete with Waterboy-style speech impediment and contorted face, Sandler plays the son of Satan (Harvey Keitel), dispatched to Earth to bring his brothers (Rhys Ifans and Tommy "Tiny" Lister Jr) back to the underworld before they can gather up enough evil souls to stage a coup in Hades. That's all the plot this satire needs to allow Sandler to head-spin and fire-breathe his merry way through one satanic skit after another. Little Nicky provides abundant lowbrow wit and a winning "take no prisoners" attitude that Sandler's admirers will adore. If you're not one of those, then either don't bother, or take cover!

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Credits

Cast

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NickyAdam Sandler
ValeriePatricia Arquette
DadHarvey Keitel
AdrianRhys Ifans
ToddAllen Covert
CassiusTom "Tiny" Lister Jr
GatekeeperKevin Nealon
PeeperJon Lovitz
Chief of policeMichael McKean
DeaconQuentin Tarantino
LuciferRodney Dangerfield
RefereeDana Carvey
Henry WinklerHenry Winkler
HollyReese Witherspoon

Crew

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DirectorSteven Brill

Details

Theatrical distributor
Entertainment
Released on
2000-11-17
Languages
English
Guidance
Edited for violence, Swearing, sex scenes
Available on
video and DVD
Formats
Colour
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