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‘Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa .5′ VOD Review

Stars: Johnny Knoxville, Jackson Nicoll, Greg Harris, Georgina Cates, Kamber Hejlik, Jill Kill, Spike Jonze, Catherine Keener | Written by Jeff Tremaine, Johnny Knoxville | Directed by Jeff Tremaine

One thing I wondered when watching Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa was how many of the “real” people were actually planted, call me cynical but it is something that you can’t help but think, especially when the joke seems to go a little too far. Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa .5 answers this question by not only revealing some of the scenes that never made it to the movie but also giving a glimpse behind the scenes of the film.

When I started to watch Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa .5 I expected to be watching the film again but with the added scenes, but this is not what you get. This is more of a documentary looking at the making of the film and
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Giveaway: Win 'Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa .5' on Digital HD

Giveaway: Win 'Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa .5' on Digital HD
Following the success of Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa in theaters and home video formats, Paramount Home Media Distribution has debuted Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa .5 on Digital HD starting today, June 3, ahead of the Blu-ray and DVD release on July 8. This new release includes previously-unseen footage that wasn't included in the theatrical presentation of Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa, including new pranks featuring Spike Jonze as Gloria and Catherine Keener as Ellie, the wife of Johnny Knoxville's 86-year-old alter-ego Irving Zisman. If you can't wait another month for the Blu-ray and DVD release, then you're in luck, because we have a contest lined up where fans can win a code to redeem Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa .5 on Digital HD through a number of digital stores such as Amazon Instant Video, CinemaNow, Google Play, iTunes, Sony Entertainment Network, Target Ticket, Vudu and Xbox Video. These prizes will be gone before you know it,
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‘Bad Grandpa’ DVD Review

Stars: Johnny Knoxville, Jackson Nicoll, Greg Harris, Georgina Cates, Kamber Hejlik, Jill Kill, Spike Jonze, Catherine Keener | Written by Jeff Tremaine, Johnny Knoxville | Directed by Jeff Tremaine

If there is anything surprising about Jackass it’s that there is still life in the formula and Johnny Knoxville is still a part of it. The fact is though Bad Grandpa shows that the concept that actually still work and can evolve into something a little more substantial. Basing the stunts around two characters and sticking to a storyline may sound like a risky move, but surprisingly it works.

The story basic as it is sees Johnny Knoxville play the part of Irving Zisman who when his wife dies thinks he’s finally got his freedom and can do what he wants. When his daughter ends up in prison though he soon finds himself stuck with his grandson Billy (Jackson Nicoll) who
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Giveaway: Win Bad Grandpa Blu-ray Signed by Johnny Knoxville

Giveaway: Win Bad Grandpa Blu-ray Signed by Johnny Knoxville
Paramount Home Media Distribution has released last year's outrageous comedy Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa on Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD this week, giving fans a chance to watch Johnny Knoxville as 86-year-old Irving Zisman from the comfort of their own home. Jackson Nicoll co-stars as Irving's grandson Billy, who goes on a road trip across the country with his grandpa, shocking everyone they encounter with their crass behavior. Even if you watched this hidden-camera comedy during its theatrical run, the Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD offers bonus footage that wasn't seen in theaters. We have a contest lined up where one lucky fan can win a copy of the Blu-ray signed by Johnny Knoxville himself, with our first prize winners taking home the Blu-ray. These prizes will be gone before you know it, so take a look at how you can win below.

Grand Prize Winner Receives:

Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa
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Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa Oscar Featurette 'Makeup Effects'

Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa Oscar Featurette 'Makeup Effects'
When the 86th Annual Academy Awards nominations were announced today, Hollywood heavyweights such as Tom Hanks and Oprah Winfrey were among the notable snubs, as they failed to earn nods for their performances in Captain Phillips and Lee Daniels' the Butler. However, one of the more surprising nominees this morning was Stephen Prouty for Best Makeup and Hairstyling in the raucous comedy Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa, where the 42-year-old Johnny Knoxville was convincingly transformed into the 86-year-old Irving Zisman. To celebrate this prestigious honor, Paramount Home Media Distribution has provided us with a behind-the-scenes featurette from the upcoming Blu-ray release on January 28, that centers on the makeup process Johnny Knoxville had to go through each day, and also features interviews with Johnny Knoxville and the director. Plus, we also have quotes from Johnny Knoxville and makeup artist/Oscar nominee Stephen Prouty who share their thoughts about today's big news.

Stephen Prouty
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Exclusive: Director Jeff Tremaine Talks Bad Grandpa and the Future of the Franchise

Exclusive: Director Jeff Tremaine Talks Bad Grandpa and the Future of the Franchise
Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa was one of last year's big surprise hits, coming out of nowhere to dominate the box office. On its way to over $100 million, the comedy is coming home on Blu-ray January 28th. To usher in the release, we caught up with director Jeff Tremaine, the master chef behind all of the Jackass movies. He let us in on the making of the film itself, some of the challenges it posed and where they plan to go in the future.

Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa is interesting in that it takes a different approach than past films in the Jackass franchise. It sets up a clear narrative, with Johnny Knoxville never breaking character as the 86 year-old Irving Zisman, though most of the interactions seen in the film between him, his on-screen grandson Billy (played by the greatest child actor of his time Jackson Nicoll) and the people around them are completely real.
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Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa Uncut Red Band Trailer

Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa Uncut Red Band Trailer
Just after our report regarding Paramount's live Twitter party for the uncut Digital HD release of Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa, the studio has released a red band trailer full of R-rated footage that wasn't shown in theaters. Johnny Knoxville and Jackson Nicoll star as a grandfather and grandson who turn heads with their outrageous behavior during a road trip across the country. Check out this footage, if you're over the age of 18, and clickHere to find out more about the Twitter party with star Johnny Knoxville, along with details on how you could win a trip to Las Vegas.

The uncut Digital HD version of Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa is currently available on digital stores such as CinemaNow, iTunes, Sony Entertainment Network, Target Ticket, Vudu and Xbox Video. The Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD will be released on January 28th.

Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa was released October 25th, 2013 and stars Johnny Knoxville,
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Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa Live Twitter Viewing Party with Johnny Knoxville

Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa Live Twitter Viewing Party with Johnny Knoxville
Paramount Home Media Distribution (Phmd) is helping kick off the New Year with an extended, unrated cut of the blockbuster hit comedy Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa arriving on Digital and Digital HD January 3, 2014. Fans will also have the chance to watch the movie along with the film's star, Johnny Knoxville and enter for a chance to win great prizes during a live Twitter viewing party beginning at 5:00 p.m. Pt on January 3rd. Complete details for the sweepstakes can be found at GrandpasBadBoard.com. Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa will be available to download or stream at digital stores including CinemaNow, iTunes, Sony Entertainment Network, Target Ticket, Vudu and Xbox Video.

In conjunction with the Digital debut of the unrated cut and Twitter party with Johnny Knoxville, Phmd will also host a live Grandpa's Bad Board game event. Starting today fans can visit GrandpasBadBoard.com to register, then on January
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Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa Hosts Live Twitter Viewing Party with Johnny Knoxville

Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa Hosts Live Twitter Viewing Party with Johnny Knoxville
Paramount Home Media Distribution (Phmd) is helping kick off the New Year with an extended, unrated cut of the blockbuster hit comedy Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa arriving on Digital and Digital HD January 3, 2014. Fans will also have the chance to watch the movie along with the film's star, Johnny Knoxville and enter for a chance to win great prizes during a live Twitter viewing party beginning at 5:00 p.m. Pt on January 3rd. Complete details for the sweepstakes can be found at GrandpasBadBoard.com. Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa will be available to download or stream at digital stores including CinemaNow, iTunes, Sony Entertainment Network, Target Ticket, Vudu and Xbox Video.

In conjunction with the Digital debut of the unrated cut and Twitter party with Johnny Knoxville, Phmd will also host a live Grandpa's Bad Board game event. Starting today fans can visit GrandpasBadBoard.com to register, then on January
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Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa Blu-ray and DVD Debut January 28th

Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa Blu-ray and DVD Debut January 28th
"The year's funniest movie" (Colin Covert, Minneapolis Star Tribune), the boisterous road trip Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa hits the gas on January 28, 2014 when it arrives on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and VOD from Paramount Home Media Distribution. Jackass ringleader Johnny Knoxville reprises his role as 86-year-old Irving Zisman in the story of a crotchety old man unexpectedly saddled with the care of his 8-year-old grandson, Billy (Jackson Nicoll). The two generations of troublemakers soon develop a bond, as they hustle their way across the heartland of America pursuing hijinks and pulling pranks on unsuspecting, real-life people-all of whom had no idea they were starring in a hidden camera film and "one of the sharpest comedies of the year."(Scott Bowles, USA Today).

Here's what Johnny Knoxville had to say about all the extra footage found on the unrated Blu-ray.

"We had so much hilarious footage that we had to cut for various reasons,
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‘Bad Grandpa’ Review: A New Kind of Filmmaking?

Stars: Johnny Knoxville, Jackson Nicoll, Greg Harris, Georgina Cates, Kamber Hejlik, Jill Kill, Spike Jonze, Catherine Keener | Written by Jeff Tremaine, Johnny Knoxville | Directed by Jeff Tremaine

Everyone’s heard of the Jackass movies even if they haven’t seen them. Movies where people with an extremely high pain threshold put their minds and bodies to the test in various dares and pranks. These movies have been put to the test in the public’s eye as an interactive form of movie watching where the main characters (in what could almost be considered a documentary style) play pranks on the public and on each other and, so far, the films have been welcomed into society.

Bad Grandpa, the story of 85 year old Irving Zisman (Johnny Knoxville), a man whose wife just died, has been just as well received in the past few weeks as a new kind of Jackass movie…
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Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa Clip 'Beauty Pageant'

Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa Clip 'Beauty Pageant'
With just one day left until Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa hits theaters, Paramount Pictures has released one final clip from this outlandish comedy. Johnny Knoxville stars as 86-year-old Irving Zisman, who goes on a journey across the country with his young grandson Billy (Jackson Nicoll), when they happen upon a beauty contest for young girls. Watch what happens in what might be the strangest pageant scene since Little Miss Sunshine.

86 year-old Irving Zisman is on a journey across America with the most unlikely companion, his 8 year-old Grandson Billy in Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa. This October, the signature Jackass character Irving Zisman (Johnny Knoxville) and Billy (Jackson Nicoll) will take movie audiences along for the most insane hidden camera road trip ever captured on film.

Along the way Irving will introduce the young and impressionable Billy to people, places and situations that give new meaning to the term childrearing. The duo will encounter male strippers,
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Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa Red Band Trailer

Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa Red Band Trailer
Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa finally gets the gloriously R rated Red Band trailer that it deserves. Are you man enough to keep up with Irving Zisman and his grandson? The 86-year-old is having way too much fun in this questionable and offensive footage that you can only watch if you are of legal retirement age. Prepare those dentures and hold on, it's going to be one heck of a ride.

Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa comes to theaters October 25th, 2013 and stars Johnny Knoxville, Spike Jonze, Jackson Nicoll, Georgina Cates, Blythe Barrington-Hughes, Kassidy Hejlik, Brittany Mumford, Kamber Hejlik. The film is directed by Jeff Tremaine.
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HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: 50 Pairs of Passes to ‘Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa’ with Johnny Knoxville

Chicago – In the latest HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: Film with our unique social giveaway technology, we have 50 pairs of advance-screening movie passes up for grabs to the highly anticipated new comedy “Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa” starring Johnny Knoxville!

Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa,” which is rated “R” and opens on Oct. 25, 2013, also stars Spike Jonze, Jackson Nicoll, Georgina Cates, Blythe Barrington-Hughes, Kassidy Hejlik, Kamber Hejlik and Brittany Mumford from writer and director Jeff Tremaine and writers Johnny Knoxville, Spike Jonze, Fax Bahr and Adam Small. Note: You must be 17+ to win and attend this “R”-rated screening.

To win your free “Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa” passes courtesy of HollywoodChicago.com, just get interactive with our unique Hookup technology below. That’s it! This screening is on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013 at 7 p.m. in downtown Chicago. The more social actions you complete, the more points you score and the higher yours odds of winning!
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