When Longfellow Deeds, a small-town pizzeria owner and poet, inherits $40 billion from his deceased uncle, he quickly begins rolling in a different kind of dough. Moving to the big city, Deeds finds himself besieged by opportunists all gunning for their piece of the pie. Babe, a television tabloid reporter, poses as an innocent small-town girl to do an exposé on Deeds.
- Genre: Comedy, Romance
- Studio: Columbia Pictures, New Line Cinema, Happy Madison Productions, Out of the Blue... Entertainment
- Keyword: new york city, love letter, new hampshire, liar, city country contrast, inheritance, billionaire, kindness, fable, apple tree, corporate take over, chrysler building
- Cast: Adam Sandler, Winona Ryder, John Turturro, Allen Covert, Peter Gallagher, Erick Avari