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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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A comedy about an overwhelming underachiever. 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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$10,000,000 (estimated)

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$25,588,750 (USA)
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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 »

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When Eric is confronting Principal Anderson and says this is an issue from 1983, as he flips through the pages throughout the scene, you can clearly see a picture of Bret 'The Hitman' Heart in the bottom right hand corner in the magazine. Bret Hart came into mainstream wrestling much later than 1983. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Billy Madison: [sings] # Suntan lotion is good for me. / You protect me, hee-hee-hee. #
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Not That Funny
14 November 1998 | by (Michigan) – See all my reviews

There were amusing scenes in this movie, and I did laugh sometimes, but not that much. The plot had some promise, but after the initial setup I found it disappointing. A comedy doesn't have to have a good story to be okay, but this one doesn't have a good story, and isn't all that funny without it. If you like Adam Sandler, see something else.


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