the year: 2008
the genre: fantasy
the cast:Adam Sandler (Skeeter Bronson); Keri Russell (Jill); Guy Pearce (Kendall); Russell Brand (Mickey); Lucy Lawless (Aspen); Courtney Cox (Wendy)
the plot: hotel handyman Skeeter Bronson's life is changed forever when the bedtime stories he tells his niece and nephew start to mysteriously come true. He attempts to take advantage of the phenomenon, incorporating his own aspirations into one outlandish tale after another, but it's the kids' unexpected contributions that turn Skeeter's life upside down.
don't miss: the "Hybrid Mules For Sale" (ha-ha!) on the tree, just before Skeeter is offered the Ferrari horse in the western story.
listen for: "What do ya got here, anyways? "Rainbow Alligator Saves the Wetlands"? Uh, no. "The Organic Squirrel Gets a Bike Helmet"? I'm not reading these Communist books to you guys!"
did you know: the bulldog shown in the movie is Adam Sandler's beloved pet, Motzaball.
also listen for: "By the way, um... I am, uh, legally obliged to tell you that I suffer from... sleep panic disorder."
extra bonus points: if you know how many movies Adam Sandler and Rob Schneider have been in together.
count: how many hamburgers Bugsy eats in one sitting.