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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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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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Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$25,588,750 (USA)
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Trivia

David Spade was considered for the role of Frank. See more »

Goofs

When Billy comes inside after spending a day out at the pool, he is no longer wet even though he was out of the pool less than 10 minutes. 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 Undeclared: The Assistant (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

The Stroke
Written and Performed by Billy Squier
Courtesy of Capitol Records
under license from CEMA Special Markets
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10 June 1999 | by (fort worth,tx) – See all my reviews

why does everyone like this film, I thought that this was one of adams worst movies I gave it a 5. did I miss something? all he had was a horrible script and a childish voice. what was so great about it.(except the part when he chases the pinguin.he he.) I'm even a huge fan of adam.


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