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Did Adam Sandler Really Sing In The Wedding Singer?

Ask anyone who came up watching movies during the 1990s and early 2000s what their favorite Adam Sandler movie is, and the vast majority of them will likely say the same thing: "The Wedding Singer." Director Frank Coraci and writer Tim Herlihy's rom-com had everything an audience could hope to ask for in 1998, including two megastars at the top of their game (Sandler and Drew Barrymore), plenty of laugh-out-loud moments balanced by scenes with genuine heart and believability, and a hilarious, memorably '80s-infused soundtrack.

At the time of the film's release, Sandler had already starred in comedy hits like "Billy Madison" (1995) and "Happy Gilmore" (1996) and was one of the most beloved cast members on "Saturday Night Live." In case that wasn't enough, the actor and musician had also already released three musical comedy albums in the form of 1993's "They're All Gonna Laugh at You" (which gave us "The Thanksgiving Song"), 1996's "What the Hell Happened to Me?" (which gave us the "Chanukah Song"), and 1997's "What's Your Name?" (via Discogs). 

Fans of the actor already know he performed and sang his own songs on those albums, but did the "Uncut Gems" star actually perform his character Robbie Hart's songs in "The Wedding Singer," or was someone else responsible for those performances in the film?

The Wedding Singer isn't the only time Adam Sandler sang in a movie

Yes, Adam Sandler did sing in "The Wedding Singer." Indeed, thanks to both his credits as a performer on the soundtrack (via IMDb) and the soundtrack's own tracklist, it's clear that Robbie Hart's singing voice and overall musical talents were provided entirely by Adam Sandler himself. What's more, not only did Sandler sing in "The Wedding Singer," he actually co-wrote two of the movie's most memorable songs: the darkly comedic "Somebody Kill Me" and the heartwarming "Grow Old With You" (via IMDb).

While "The Wedding Singer" consistently lands near the top of fans' rankings of Adam Sandler movies (Esquire even puts it above the critically acclaimed "Uncut Gems"), it's far from the only film where Sandler was allowed to let his talents as a musician and vocalist shine. Sandler actually has 33 credits as a soundtrack performer and/or writer, including on films like "Eight Crazy Nights," "Hotel Transylvania," "Funny People," and "Grown Ups," as well as an assortment of "Saturday Night Live" songs and comedy special tracks. The actor also both wrote and performed "Ula's Luau Song" and "Forgetful Lucy" in "50 First Dates," the film that reunited him with his "Wedding Singer" co-star, Drew Barrymore.

So, although movie magic often fools audiences into believing the actor they're seeing on-screen is the same talent behind the voice they're hearing, when it comes to Adam Sandler, you can rest assured knowing that what you hear and see is what you get.