Your question: Why is The Wedding Singer set in the 80s?

Production. Adam Sandler had an idea for a comedy about a wedding singer who gets left at the altar, and suggested it to Tim Herlihy. Inspired by the radio show “Lost in the ’80s” Herlihy decided to set the film in that decade.

Is it really Adam Sandler singing in The Wedding Singer?

The song “Somebody Kill Me Please” by Adam Sandler, himself, was sang at a wedding audition. And lastly, sang “Grow Old With You”, also by Adam Sandler on the airplane. … He sings “Do You Really Want to Hurt Me” in the film.

Who played the sister in The Wedding Singer?

Christine Taylor: Holly Sullivan

Portraying Julia’s sister, Holly, Taylor continued her trend of popular comedy films, appearing in Zoolander and Dodgeball. Her 17-year marriage to actor Ben Stiller ended in 2017.

How old is Adam Sandler in The Wedding Singer?

IMDb Rating: 6.8

Actor Age then Age now
Adam Sandler 32 54
Drew Barrymore 23 46
Christine Taylor 27 50
Allen Covert 34 56
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Preparing for the wedding