Adam Sandler spent over £500,000 buying his Grown Ups co-stars cars
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Adam Sandler is just one of those guys. When it comes to comedy films, you either love him or you hate him.
But it is just as much a fact that some of them have totally flopped.
The 2010 comedy reportedly brought in over $270million (£232million) at the box office, despite critics pretty much unanimously agreeing that it was a load of sh**e.
The film has a pretty c**p rating of 10 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, but as we all know, money talks, and so Grown Ups 2 followed in 2013 - failing to even reach the incredibly low bar set by the first film with a score of just eight percent on Rotten Tomatoes.
Of course, it's never nice to receive a bad review - no matter how deserving - but Sandler, who is turning 57-years-old today, softened the blow for his co-stars by splashing out on flash cars for them.
Sandler - who also co-wrote and produced the movie - reportedly bought co-stars David Spade, Kevin James, Chris Rock and Rob Schneider a Maserati each, estimated to be worth about $200,000 (or about £130,000 at the time).
He also gave them no heads up about the super generous gifting, which was presumably a pleasant surprise.
Spade recalled: "He gave us all a Maserati.
"Chris Rock called me and he goes, 'Will you look in your driveway?', and I go, 'No,' and he goes, 'Got out front and call me.'
"So I go out front and they're putting a car in my driveway, and I go, 'What's happening?', and they go, 'Adam Sandler.'
"I go, 'Oh, is this his car, I'm supposed to watch it?'"
He continued: "I call Rock and I go, 'I'm keeping Adam's car here for some reason,' and he goes, 'No that's for you, we all got one'."
You'd think the stars would be grateful for the free luxury cars, but in an interview on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno back in 2010, Spade admitted that he'd been too 'embarrassed' to actually drive it.
Meanwhile, Rock said that he feared the gift came with a string attached.
Speaking to Howard Stern, he joked: "I went outside the other day and I had a new Maserati in the driveway. Now I think that I'm Adam Sandler's b****."