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Billy Madison (1995)

 -  Comedy  -  10 February 1995 (USA)
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In order to inherit his fed up father's hotel empire, an immature and lazy man must repeat grades 1-12 all over again.

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Storyline

Billy Madison is the 27 year-old son of Bryan Madison, a very rich man who has made his living in the hotel industry. Billy stands to inherit his father's empire but only if he can make it through all 12 grades, 2 weeks per grade, to prove that he has what it takes to run the family business. Written by Paul D. Geiser <pgeiser@freenet.columbus.oh.us>

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There's a new name for dumb. See more »

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Rated PG-13 for language and crude humor | See all certifications »

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10 February 1995 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$25,588,750 (USA)
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Trivia

All of the names on Danny McGrath's People To Kill List (except for Billy Madison) are those of the crew, directors, or producers of the movie See more »

Goofs

When Billy and Eric face off on a math problem in the academic decathlon, Billy writes "Eric drinks his own pee" on his portion of the blackboard. Traces of erased portions of this phrase from previous takes can still be seen on the blackboard. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Billy Madison: [sings] # Suntan lotion is good for me. / You protect me, hee-hee-hee. #
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Connections

Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Deion Sanders/Bon Jovi (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

The Billy Madison Way
Written by Tim Herlihy and Adam Sandler
Performed by Gino
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"I'm one of the GOOD guys, Penguin!"
5 March 2002 | by (Boston, MA) – See all my reviews

This is one of those lucky cases where the opening sequence of a movie gives you an excellent idea of what you are in for.

If you do not enjoy Billy's sunblock song, or the bit with the penguin, then you must turn off the movie and stop being such a nag about it.

But for those of us who happen to enjoy movies that are silly and stupid, this is one of the best ones out there.


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