June 28, 2002
Genre(s): Romantic Comedy
Longfellow Deeds (Adam Sandler) is a simple man, a kind-hearted and uncomplicated soul living in a small town where he sells pizzas and writes bad greeting cards for a living. Then he learns that he's the sole heir of a multibillion dollar company. New York, prepare to meet Mr. Deeds! With the help of a fortuitous butler (John Turturro), the hindrance of a shady estate planner (Peter Gallagher) and the love of a plucky young ingenue he saves from street muggers (Winona Ryder), Mr. Deeds will navigate the wild waters of new money with heart, charm and his lucky frostbitten foot. It's just too bad that his new girlfriend is really a tabloid journalist pretending to be a damsel in distress to get the big scoop...