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History Proves the More Fun a Movie Set Is, the Less Fun the Movie Is

Boy, doesn't it look like Adam Sandler and his old pals had a blast making Grown Ups, hanging out on a lake, riding water slides, peeing in pools, and being paid handily for it? But will it be as enjoyable for the audience? That is unlikely, and not just because it is a movie about grown men peeing in pools: Historically, Hollywood has shown that the amount of fun a cast has making a movie is inversely proportional to the fun moviegoers have watching it. (There are exceptions, of course; the Animal House set certainly sounded like a good place to hang. But by and large, the rule stands.) Here are ten films that should have been turned into home movies for the actors to enjoy privately, rather than subjecting the filmgoing public to them.

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