|Adam Sandler in The Meyerowitz Stories|
While everyone was busy talking about Mindhunters this weekend, another great moment in Netflix releases happened the same day. Director Noah Baumbach's The Meyerowitz Stories came out to critical acclaim and featured one big surprise: Adam Sandler. While he's known for silly comedies with diminishing returns, this film marked his latest chance at finding a dramatic core to his goofball persona. You can read my review over here. But this is far from the first time that he's attempted to find tragedy in comedy. The following is a ranking of those films where he attempted to stretch his acting muscles. From Punch Drunk Love to The Meyerowitz Stories, how has Sandler done at being more than a man with lowbrow tastes? Read on to find out.