As Chuck (Adam Sandler), a Brooklyn fireman, is back to what he's best known for in this crude, sometimes raunchy but often funny comedy.
His best friend Larry (Kevin James) is a widower with kids. Larry wants to leave his pension to the children if anything happens to him on the job, but because of red tape, he must leave his benefits to a spouse only.
His best idea to resolve the situation is to join into a domestic partnership with best buddy Chuck, expecting that will beat the system. He believes the ruse will be simple, just have Chuck send his mail to his house and sleep over for a while and that will fool the state into believing they're gay.
But, the persistent state investigator, Steve Buscemi, wants proof the two men are really a romantic couple not just out to defraud the government. When he resorts to checking garbage and questioning Larry's kids the men hire beautiful gay-rights lawyer (Jessica Biel).
Both men play against type with Kevin a responsible father and Sandler a ladies man with Hooter girls hanging over him. Dan Aykroyd, Rob Schneider and Ving Rhames co-star in comical and sometimes departure roles.
Directed by Dennis Dugan (Happy Gilmore) makes fun of every gay stereotype in existence: broadway musicals, girly shopping sprees, butt-slapping during sports games and group showers. Some of which take on a whole new meaning once Chuck and Larry say they're gay.
Sandler has a hit on his hands. It's irreverent and silly, but the important thing is most of the time it's funny.