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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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hell | the devil | devil | flask | angel | See All (118) »

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He's Never Been To Earth. He's Never Even Slept Over Some Other Dude's House. See more »

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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:

El hijo del diablo  »

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$85,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$39,442,871 (USA) (26 January 2001)
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Trivia

Marilyn Manson, known for his devilish imagery, was originally going to have a role in the movie but he later had to bow out due to conflicting schedules. See more »

Goofs

(at around 3 mins) At the very beginning when Nicky is "air jamming" to Van Halen's "Runnin' With The Devil" (which is playing on the right turntable), the turntables have no covers up until just before Jimmy The Demon walks in, then they are covered after that. See more »

Quotes

Nicky: You want a pillow fight, do ya? then let's let the feathers fly!
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References Pulp Fiction (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

Now or Never
Written by Ed Udhus, Ali Tabatabaee, Greg Bergdorf, Justin Mauriello and Ben Osmundson
Performed by Zebrahead
Courtesy of Columbia Records
by arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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A different take on a comedic role for Sandler
8 April 2001 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

I had not been looking forward to this film when I first saw the previews because I thought it was not typical Sandler. That turned out to be one of the best things about it. I thought the voice he had for Nicky was hilarious and able to be easily mimicked between me and my friends. Rhys Ifans played a hopefully star-making performance as one of Nicky's brothers. Another thing I should note about the film is it's use of current music which I can not stand in most movies. For some reason, most of the music in the film seemed to fit. When Nicky is in Heaven and they start playing Filter's Take My Picture, something in my mind clicked that this was right. The song fit in with the atmosphere created for Heaven. The funniest part in the movie which gets a 10 out of 10 is the beginning of the film starring the highly underrated Jon Lovitz. I did laugh my ass off at many parts of the film (like Nicky's Face on Scarface's in a clip shown by police) but Jon Lovitz had me me rolling with his peeping tom character. Sandler redeems himself from Bulletproof.


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