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Little Nicky (2000)

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After two of the devil's three sons escape hell to wreak havoc on Earth, the devil must send his third son, the mild-mannered Nicky to bring them back before it's too late.

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When somebody's mother is an angel and his father is the devil, life can be really confusing. For a sweet boy like Little Nicky, it just got a whole lot worse. His two evil brothers Adrian and Cassius have just escaped from Hell and are wreaking havoc on an unsuspecting earth. His dad is disintegrating and it's up to Nicky to save him and all of a humanity by midnight before one of his brothers becomes the new Satan. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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hell | flask | angel | the devil | lucifer | See more »

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You know his number. You know his name. And now, you will meet... his son. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Fantasy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for crude sexual humor, some drug content, language and thematic material | See all certifications »

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10 November 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El hijo del diablo  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$80,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£574,337 (UK) (17 November 2000)

Gross:

ESP 554,584,452 (Spain) (29 June 2001)
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Adrian's line "better to reign in Hell than serve in Heaven" is taken from John Milton's epic literary work "Paradise Lost" (1667). See more »

Goofs

Nicky holds the jacket from the Chicago V album. The song he plays ("Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is") is from Chicago's first album called Chicago Transit Authority (or Chicago I). See more »

Quotes

Townie: You can do it Nicky! Kick him in his hairy balls!
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References Jeopardy! (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

Rock You Like a Hurricane
Written by Rudolf Schenker, Klaus Meine and Herman Rarebell
Performed by Scorpions
Courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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brilliant!
9 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

An absolutely brilliant and ingenious comedy. I am puzzled as to why this movie received such average reviews. I never listen to critics anyway. This film has so many angles. It's a fish out of water story with Sandler lost in New York, spoof of the punk rock genre, the damsel in distress theme, hilarious cameo with Rodney Dangerfield in Hell, the sarcastic talking dog, the John Lovitz peeping tom episode, sight gags galore, and the ultimate pineapple in Hiter's you-know-what. I laughed myself silly. This flick is raucously entertaining, but you need to appreciate Sandler's humor, which is an acquired taste, like beer. History will be kind to Sandler I think. Now for a true remake of Mad Mad Mad Mad World, with Sandler, Lovitz, Martin, Carrey, Murphy, and the rest of the SNL crowd.


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