Frank Coraci

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Frank Coraci
Frank Coraci and Kate Beckinsale cropped.jpg
Born (1966-02-03) 3 February 1966 (age 48)
Shirley, New York
Occupation Director/Screenwriter
Years active 1995–present

Frank Coraci (born February 3, 1966) is an American film director and screenwriter best known for his work with Adam Sandler.

Life and career[edit]

Coraci was born in Shirley, New York. Coraci graduated from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts in 1988. He has directed three of Sandler's hit films (The Wedding Singer, The Waterboy and Click) as well as several of Sandler's music videos. He makes an appearance as the title character in Sandler's video for "The Lonesome Kicker". A graduate from William Floyd H.S. 1984

Coraci also directed the Jackie Chan and Steve Coogan film Around the World in 80 Days which, compared to his Adam Sandler - starring hits, was known for being a major box office failure, earning only US$24 million at the US box office against a US$110 million budget.[1]

Coraci directed Zookeeper, a romantic comedy starting Kevin James in the lead role and Rosario Dawson, released in 2011. Coraci directed "Here Comes The Boom" a comedy film starring James that was released in 2012

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