Happy Gilmore

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Happy Gilmore is a 1996 comedy film starring Adam Sandler. The film is rated PG-13.

Happy is a wannabe ice hockey player, who discovers his real skill is golf. Throughout the movie, Happy turns to golf as a quick way to make enough money to buy back his grandmother's house, which has been seized by the government for non-payment of taxes. Though his first love is hockey, he accidentally finds he has an unusual ability at golf, especially long drives, when he wins a driving bet with some movers.

The TV game show host Bob Barker credits his appearance in this movie for revitalizing interest in his show The Price is Right (with perhaps, the oft repeated retort "The price is wrong, bitch"). He thinks a younger generation of viewers saw his performance in the movie, in which he is paired up with Gilmore in a celebrity tournament and ends up winning a fist-fight against the exuberant player.

Due to the success and enduring appeal of the film, talks of a sequel have occasionally cropped up. No firm plans or announcements have ever been made, however.

Happy Gilmore has recently been released along with Billy Madison in a DVD boxset containing the two movies.

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