8 Great ... Double Roles

Nov 07, 2011 Comments
8 Great ... Double Roles

This week Adam Sandler returns, playing the usual Adam Sandler role in Jack and Jill. But he also reprises a role that he has thus far only played in animated form -- in Adam Sandler's 8 Crazy Nights -- that of his twin sister, with a high-pitched, whiny "female" voice. Perhaps unwisely, Sandler has re-created the gag in live-action, although the trailer does at least contain a few laughs. The history of cinema is rich with similar dual roles, which, in the best cases, allow an actor to really stretch out. Here are eight of the best.

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