The Wedding Singer is a 1998 American romantic comedy film directed by Frank Coraci, written by Tim Herlihy, and produced by Robert Simonds for US$18 million and grossed $80.2 million in the United States and $123.3 million worldwide.. The film stars Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore, and Christine Taylor. It tells the story of a wedding singer who falls in love with a waitress.
The film was later adapted into a stage musical of the same name, debuting on Broadway in April 2006 and closing on New Year's Eve of that same year. Jon Lovitz would reprise his role as Jimmie Moore in the episode of the same name of The Goldbergs, set during the events of The Wedding Singer, with Sandler, Barrymore and Billy Idol appearing through the use of archival footage.