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Billy Madison (1995)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 10 February 1995 (USA)
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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Billy Madison is a 27 year-old man whose father Brian is the head of a major hotel chain. Even though he is groomed to replace his father who is about to retire, Billy is extremely immature and unmotivated in life. When Brian considers making Eric Gordon (whom Billy despises) his new replacement, Billy decides to prove to his father that he is capable of taking over. He must repeat grade school all over again (2 weeks for each grade) in order to take over the hotel empire. The further Billy progresses, the more Eric tries to derail Billy. Written by Sam

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Billy Madison's going back to school... Way back. See more »

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

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

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$25,588,750
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The 20 Categories listed during the final stage of the Academic Decathlon are: English Literature, U.S. Presidents, My Wife The Tramp, Astronomy, Baking, Burning Dog Poo & The Human Response, Reflections Of Society In Literature, Information Systems, Chemistry, The Roman Empire, My Spouse Is Sleeping Around, The French Revolution, Automotive Repair, 20th Century Poetry, Calculus, Needlepoint, Architecture, Business Ethics, Shakespeare, and I Married Common Street Trash. See more »

Goofs

The position of the "You got a misshaped head" girl changes. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Billy Madison: [sings] # Suntan lotion is good for me. / You protect me, hee-hee-hee. #
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ABC
Written by Berry Gordy, Fonce Mizell (as Alphonso Mizell), Freddie Perren,
Deke Richards
Performed by Jackson 5 (as The Jackson Five)
Courtesy of Motown Record Company L.P.
by arrangement with PolyGram Special Markets
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10 March 2000 | by See all my reviews

This is the first time I've posted a review for a movie that I didn't watch all the way through. But the first half of it was so bad, I couldn't bring myself to go any further. The jokes are not funny. The plot is stupid, and not in a funny way. Adam Sandler is not funny. His stupid voice inflections are not funny. Bad, bad, bad.


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