Happy Gilmore (1996)

He doesn't play golf... he destroys it.

Blu-ray, 1h 32min
Rating: 7
Votes: 201940
Languages: English
Country: USA
Director: Dennis Dugan

Plot outline

A rejected hockey player puts his skills to the golf course to save his grandmother's house.

Plots

A rejected hockey player puts his skills to the golf course to save his grandmother's house. - Mystic80

A Hockey player wannabe finds out that he has the most powerful golf drive in history. He joins the P.G.A. tour to make some money to save grandma's house. The downside is that his hockey player mentality doesn't really go on the P.G.A. tour. Especially with the favorite to win the championship. - Kevin Mitchell

Happy Gilmore has long aspired to be a hockey player. Despite a powerful slapshot, Happy's inability to skate and his volatile behavior excludes him from being accepted by any hockey team. Furthermore, Happy's grandma is being evicted from her home after failing to pay her taxes. After playing with some golf clubs and learning he can shoot golf balls far distances, he decides to join the PGA Tour in an effort to win money to buy back his grandma's home. Happy's bad-boy image attracts a loyal following, but also attracts the attention of Shooter McGavin, the favorite to win the PGA Tour who is worried that Happy's rise to stardom will undermine his shot to win. - Sam

Happy Gilmore is a failed hockey player with no direction in life. His grandmother is evicted from her house for her failure to pay back taxes, and his girlfriend has left him. He makes it on to the pro golf tour with the hope of making some money to save his grandmother's house, but is challenged by the favorites on the tour (Shooter McGavin). - Anonymous

Happy Gilmore is a rowdy boy, who was raised by his grandmother. He wants to be a hockey player but isn't because of one thing, he can't skate. When his grandmother's house is foreclosed cause of her failure to pay her taxes, and she's placed in a retirement home, Happy must try and find a way to make some money. One day while at a driving range, he discovers that he can hit a golf ball a hundred feet, so the range pro, convinces him to try being a pro golfer. Reluctant at first, because he considers himself a hockey player, but when he learns he can make a lot of money, he gives it a try and surprisingly, in addition to his amazing driving ability, his antics have made him the darling of the crowd. Shooter McGavin the tournament leader, thinks that Happy's an embarrassment and is jealous that he is stealing his spotlight, tries to get him thrown out or get him to quit. - rcs0411@yahoo.com

When his grandmother's house is taken from her, Happy Gilmore, a failed hockey player, heads out to win money from golf games to help pay for her home. Gilmore's hidden talent is soon noticed by everyone in the golf industry, and soon starts to begin feuds with the top players, like champion Shooter. - FilmFanUk