The trailer has dropped for Adam Sandler’s latest Netflix movie, and You Are So Not Invited to My Bat Mitzvah is a full-blown family affair.
The film, which comes out on Aug. 28, stars Adam’s real-life daughter Sunny Sandler as Stacy, who must navigate the highs and lows of childhood ahead of her bat mitzvah. Adam plays her father, Danny.
Adam is far from the first parent to appear in a project alongside their children. From Diane Ladd and her daughter Laura Dern both receiving Oscar noms for their roles in the 1991 film Rambling Rose to LeVar Burton’s daughter Mica Burton joining him on the latest season of Star Trek: Picard, here are 14 more examples of parents and their kids appearing in the same movie or TV show:
LeVar Burton’s daughter Mica Burton appeared alongside her father in Season 3 of the Paramount+ series Star Trek: Picard.
Rob Lowe and his son John Owen Lowe costar in the Netflix series Unstable.
Tom Hanks’s son Truman Hanks played a younger version of his character in the 2022 film A Man Called Otto.
Kate Winslet starred alongside her daughter Mia Threapleton in the 2022 “I Am Ruth” episode of the British anthology series I Am…
Andie MacDowell played her daughter Margaret Qualley’s mother in the 2021 Netflix miniseries Maid.
Meryl Streep’s eldest daughter Mamie Gummer played her estranged child in the 2015 film Ricki and the Flash.
The late Carrie Fisher’s daughter Billie Lourd played a lieutenant in the recent Star Wars films, including sharing scenes with her mother (who played General Leia) in 2019’s The Rise of Skywalker.
Will Smith has starred alongside his son Jaden Smith in two notable films: The Pursuit of Happyness in 2006 and After Earth in 2013.
Leslie Mann’s daughters in This Is 40 were played by her actual kids Maude and Iris Apatow.
Stellan Skarsgård had a role in the 2011 film Melancholia, in which his son Alexander Skarsgård played Justine’s (Kirsten Dunst) husband.
Billy Ray Cyrus and Miley Cyrus played a father-daughter duo on Disney Channel’s Hannah Montana for four seasons, as well as a 2009 movie.
Ernie Lively played his daughter Blake Lively’s father in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants in 2005 and its 2008 sequel.
Denzel Washington’s son John David Washington got his start as an actor with small roles in his father’s films Malcolm X in 1992 and Devil in a Blue Dress in 1995.
Diane Ladd starred alongside her daughter Laura Dern in the 1991 film Rambling Rose.
Alright, who’d we miss? Tell us in the comments below your favorite film or movie starring a well-known actor and their child or children.
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