The 6 1/2 Best Hockey Movies Ever Made
Happy Gilmore (1996)
Happy Gilmore is only a hockey movie in as much as Adam Sandler plays an ousted hockey player turned golf champion. That said, the hockey sensibility runs strong throughout the film, fueling the funny in what is almost certainly Sandler’s most effective comedy to date. Punching Bob Barker never gets old, even if Bob Barker himself looks downright ancient these days.