Adam Sandler

Funny People (15)

In which comedy meister Judd Apatow tries to meld his trademark scatological humour to a character-based drama and ends up with a Lawrence Kasdan movie for the emotionally stunted.

King of bromance: Judd Apatow

Think of a recent smash-hit movie comedy: chances are Judd Apatow will have had a hand in it. Tim Walker on the oddball who made men fall in love with rom-coms

Strange Wilderness (tbc)

Already a significant contender for Worst Film of 2008, this moronic guys-together comedy is mostly regrettable for the appearance of Steve Zahn, once the go-to guy for dopey charm but now just another name in exec producer Adam Sandler's stable of goons.