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Little Nicky (2000)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Fantasy  |  10 November 2000 (USA)
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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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Cassius (as Tommy 'Tiny' Lister Jr.)
Beefy (voice)


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 {}

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

hell | the devil | devil | flask | angel | See All (108) »


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


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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Release Date:

10 November 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El hijo del diablo  »

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Box Office


$80,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$16,063,904 (USA) (10 November 2000)


ESP 554,584,452 (Spain) (29 June 2001)

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Aspect Ratio:

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Did You Know?


Harvey Keitel replaced Dustin Hoffman in the role of Satan. See more »


(at around 21 mins) When Adrian is possessing the Cardinal, the possessed cardinal is standing barefoot on a steaming hot pizza. It's hard to believe that no one in the church would notice the steaming hot pizza, but it's even harder to believe that no one in the church would notice the possessed Mayor. He stood up in front of the crowd, with tin foil wrapped around his feet like shoes. See more »


Nicky: Can I wash my winky in your kitchen sinky?
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Spoofs The Waterboy (1998) See more »


Written by Dave Grohl
Performed by Dave Grohl
Courtesy of Roswell Records, Inc.
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Pretty underrated!
20 December 2003 | by (Sweet Home Chicago) – See all my reviews

Geeze, this movie got the shaft! I thought it was a lot of fun and pretty funny. The Ozzy Osbourne line, 'Here, kill him with theeees' cracks me up every time. I don't know why this is disdained so much. Sure, it's no "Rushmore", but it has its place and I enjoy it for what it is--a kind-hearted, dumb, funny comedy in the vein of "Dumb & Dumber" or "Tommy Boy"--both classic movies in and of themselves. In that category, I give "Little Nicky" a 10! Blow-hards and elitists need not apply....

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