Big Daddy

Synopsis: Sonny Koufax is 32 years old. He's a law school graduate. He's got a nice apartment in Manhattan. There's just one problem. He does nothing, except sit on his butt and live off an investment that was the result of a meager lawsuit he won a year ago. But after his fed up girlfriend leaves him, he comes up with the ingenious idea to adopt a five year old boy to showcase his newfound maturity. But things don't go as planned, and Sonny finds himself the unlikely foster father that will change his perspective on just looking out for himself.
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Director(s): Dennis Dugan
Production: Columbia Pictures
  8 wins & 14 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
93 min

- All right.

I'll walk you out.

I gotta admit, I'm still

weirded out when they kiss.

Why? They're gay.

That's what gay guys do.

I know, but they were like

brothers to us back in school.

They're still like our brothers.

Our very, very gay brothers.

What are you doing after this?

Going to a Klan meeting?

Remember when Dad had that barbecue

for his friends and it rained... he and Mom went into the

kitchen and made...

...100 hamburgers with one frying pan?

You're not gonna let a little rain

stop you from making 100 hamburgers.

That relationship's lasted longer

than I thought it would.

Look at his eyes. He's bored.

I give it two more weeks.

Hey, excuse me. Everybody!

I'm sorry. I wanted to thank you

for coming tonight.

I guess I should say...

I'm getting it.

Tomorrow I'm leaving for China to

represent the firm of Morton and Mandel.

Me, the same guy who once shaved

his ass to win a $5 bet.

Prove it!

Just kidding.

But I am real glad you're all here

tonight, because...

...I'm gonna do what I never thought

I'd have the guts to do.

You're not proposing, are you?

Yeah, pal, I am.

Well, think about it, you know?

God, Sonny, shut up!

Anyway, will you?


Good call on the two weeks.

Sonny, what was that all about?

Congratulations. You and

"Big Boobs" McGee are gonna be happy.

Don't call her that.

You wanna tell your children you met

their mother as a waitress at Hooters?

Sonny, that was five years ago.

She's a doctor now...

...and my fiance, so from now on...

...Dr. Big Boobs McGee.

- Congratulations.

- Thanks, man.

I just... shit going on.

What's the matter?

Vanessa's gonna break up with me...

...and I don't know how

to make her wanna stay.

She's getting older.

She wants different things:

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Steve Franks

Steve Franks is an American screenwriter and musician based in Orange County, California. He devised the story for the 1999 comedy Big Daddy and wrote the screenplay with Tim Herlihy and Adam Sandler. Franks graduated from the University of California, Irvine in 1991 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. He also attended a graduate program at Loyola Marymount University.Franks created the USA Network original series Psych, and created the band The Friendly Indians, which recorded the show's theme song. He wrote several episodes of the series, and also directed many. Franks served as an executive producer and the showrunner on the CBS series Rush Hour, which was cancelled in May 2016. Franks co-wrote and directed Psych: The Movie, a two-hour USA Network TV movie, which aired on December 7, 2017. more…

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