Barry Egan is a socially impaired owner of a small novelty business, who is dominated by seven sisters and is unlikely to find love unless it finds him. When a mysterious woman comes into his life, his emotions go haywire, fluctuating between uncontrollable rage, lust and self-doubt. PUNCH-DRUNK LOVE leaves you addled, a little dizzy and overcome by a pleasing, unplaceable sensation. "A Romantic comedy as wonderful as it is strange that expands the genre to its absurdist outer limits and makes us believe." From the writer/director of BOOGIE NIGHTS and MAGNOLIA, PUNCH-DRUNK LOVE is a dark, lovely and unique film experience.
Won: Best Director, 2002 Cannes Film Festival; Best Movie, Best Director, Best Actor (Sandler), 2003 Chlotrudis Awards
Nominated: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy, 2003 Golden Globes
Sandler and the movie will knock you for a loop.