Happy Gilmore

Happy Gilmore (1996)

He doesn't play golf... he destroys it.

  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release Date: 1996-02-16
  • User Rating: 6.5/10 from 1596 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 32min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Universal Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
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Failed hockey player-turned-golf whiz Happy Gilmore -- whose unconventional approach and antics on the grass courts the ire of rival Shooter McGavin -- is determined to win a PGA tournament so he can save his granny's house with the prize money. Meanwhile, an attractive tour publicist tries to soften Happy's image.

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  • Adam Sandler

    as Happy Gilmore
  • Christopher McDonald

    as Shooter McGavin
  • Julie Bowen

    as Virginia Venit
  • Frances Bay

    as Grandma Gilmore
  • Allen Covert

    as Otto
  • Robert Smigel

    as IRS Agent
  • Bob Barker

    as Himself
  • Richard Kiel

    as Mr. Larson
  • Dennis Dugan

    as Doug Thompson
  • Joe Flaherty

    as Jeering Fan
  • Lee Trevino

    as Himself
  • Kevin Nealon

    as Potter
  • Verne Lundquist

    as Announcer
  • Jared Van Snellenberg

    as Happy's Waterbury Caddy
  • Ken Camroux-Taylor

    as Coach
  • Carl Weathers

    as Chubbs
  • Nancy McClure

    as Terry
  • Helena Yea

    as Chinese Lady
  • Will Sasso

    as Mover
  • Dee Jay Jackson

    as Mover
  • Ellie Harvie

    as Registrar
  • Ian Boothby

    as Guy on Green
  • Ben Stiller

    as Hal L. - Orderly in Nursing Home (uncredited)
Editing Jeff Gourson Editor
Production Brad Grey Executive Producer
Sound Mark Mothersbaugh Original Music Composer
Production Bernie Brillstein Executive Producer
Directing Dennis Dugan Director
Writing Adam Sandler Screenplay
Production Jack Giarraputo Co-Producer
Production Perry Andelin Blake Production Designer
Production Robert Simonds Producer
Production William Heslup Production Designer
Production Joanna Colbert Casting
Writing Tim Herlihy Screenplay
Camera Arthur Albert Director of Photography
Editing Steve R. Moore Editor
Costume & Make-Up Tish Monaghan Costume Designer
Production Sandy Wernick Executive Producer
Crew Brent Woolsey Stunt Coordinator
Production Warren Carr Unit Production Manager
Production Warren Carr Co-Producer
Crew Robert Hackl Post Production Supervisor
Sound Michelle Kuznetsky Music Supervisor
Sound Mary Ramos Music Supervisor
Sound Jennifer Pyken Music Supervisor
Directing Peter D. Marshall First Assistant Director
Directing Wayne Bennett Second Assistant Director
Art Richard Harrison Art Direction