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The Adam Sandler Netflix Experiment Continues With Murder Mystery

The star’s latest movie is familiar, formulaic, and mildly amusing—making it a perfect fit for the streaming service.
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Since 2015, Adam Sandler has made six projects for Netflix—five feature films and a comedy special. The movies have traversed genres (Western, action, romantic comedy, showbiz mockumentary), and nearly all have been . Netflix doesn’t care. The streaming company its exclusive arrangement with the actor in 2017, claiming his viewership numbers were . And so last weekend, subscribers were treated to the latest Sandler project, ,where the premise and cast feel almost algorithmically assembled. Sandler and Jennifer Aniston

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