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Little Nicky (2000)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Fantasy | 10 November 2000 (USA)
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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Being Evil Ain't Easy See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Fantasy

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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:

Copiii iadului  »

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Budget:

$85,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$16,063,904 (USA) (12 November 2000)

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$39,464,775 (USA)
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Trivia

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

Goofs

The "Rabbitt" that demon bites and rips the ear off is clearly a stuffed toy. See more »

Quotes

Todd: [Drank his Coke, which was converted to Pepsi] This Coke tastes like Pepsi.
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Crazy Credits

During the closing credits, flashes of the character whereabouts were explained. When they explain Nicky's mom, (Reese Witherspoon) a picture still of her is shown saying "Mom immediately fell in love with her new aerobics instructor... Chris Farley." Giving a tribute to Chris who died 3 years before the film in 1997. The aerobics reference is referring to his classic skit on SNL that will always be hilariously remembered. Adam and the rest of the SNL gang were great friends with Farley. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Gingerdead Man 3: Saturday Night Cleaver (2011) See more »

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Somewhere Over the Rainbow
Written by E.Y. Harburg and Harold Arlen
Performed by Judy Garland
Courtesy of Turner Entertainment Co.
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Cheesy fun... Just need to lighten up a little!
29 August 2013 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Little Nicky is a love it or hate it movie... Personally, I love it. It's silly, cheesy and doesn't pretend to be anything else. From the sarcastic dog's snoring to the Chicago record to Quentin Tarantino's blind preacher, it's got plenty of proper laughs. Yes, it's crude, but it's clearly not made to be sophisticated - the special effects are terrible and Adam Sandler is at his cheesiest best. That's what gives this movie its charm - the fact that it doesn't take itself too seriously.

Let's not forget the soundtrack - personally, I think it's probably one of the most awesome out there - with everything from P.O.D to AC/DC, Foo Fighters/Dave Grohl, Scorpions, Van Halen and more.

Go into this movie with high expectations & a view that everything has to have the utmost artistic integrity, special effects and the best acting and you'll be bitterly disappointed. Watch it with an open mind for silly, dark comedy and b-grade charm and you'll probably be pleasantly surprised!


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