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Billy Madison

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Billy Madison is a 1995 comedy starring Adam Sandler in the title role. The comedy film also features Bradley Whitford, Josh Mostel, Bridgette Wilson, Chris Farley, Norm MacDonald and Darren McGavin.

Plot

Billy is the adult son of a hotel tycoon, who spends most of his time goofing off. When his father (McGavin) announces his retirement, he chooses his scheming vice president (Whitford) to run the company, not Billy. When he asks why his father didn't choose him, he told him that he had bribed teachers for him to get through school. Billy makes a bet that he is smart enough to run the company. If he goes back to school starting from first grade to twelfth, and graduates each grade in two weeks, he gains control of his father's company, Madison Hotels. He ends up in a battle with Whitford over the legitimacy of him passing school, and compete in a decathlon involving academics and other skills obtained in school. He eventually wins on the final event, but then turns the company over to another one of his father's employees so that he may go on to college.

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