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Max Keeble's Big Move (2001)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Family  |  5 October 2001 (USA)
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Max Keeble, the victim of his 7th grade class, plots revenge when he learns he's moving; it backfires when he doesn't move after all.

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Max Keeble is a nice, quiet teenager, whose idea of 'superhero-requiring' danger is braving Evil Ice Cream Man who blames him for a health complaint from ma Lily. She spent six years on just the right interior and now hears from dad Don Keeble, a wimp whose 'career' in commercial publicity still only got him wearing sly costumes, a promotion requires the family to move to Chicago. Initially Max just hates giving up his high-school friends, a fatso and a music-maniac, but when their former friend Troy McGinty picks on them with his new image as bully realizes leaving means he can't be punished after Friday, and plans an orgy of revenge. Max's targets include the arrogant new principal, Elliot T. Jindraike, who spends the school budget on a new sports stadium to flatter the inspector, Superintendant Bobby 'Crazy Legs' Knebworth, and even plants to tear down the animal shelter. When it's all in motion, dad suddenly announces he has taken Max's first advice and turned down the promotion! Written by KGF Vissers

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They're taking on the world. One bully at a time. See more »

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Comedy | Crime | Family

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Rated PG for some bullying and crude humor | See all certifications »

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7th Grade Heart Attack  »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,377,958 (USA) (5 October 2001)

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$17,292,381 (USA) (22 February 2002)
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Alex D. Linz mentions at 29:19-29:30 "Originally, when I did the screaming or yelling during the swirly scene, it was more like actual yells of pain and anguish, but they wanted to change it because I was sounding like I was actually in pain." See more »

Goofs

When Max walks out of the assembly room with trash all over him, Robe grabs a single noodle from Max's ear (16:48). In the next shot we see that Robe has many noodles wrapped around his fingers (16:51). See more »

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Dobbs: [to Max when they are about to bully him] You know how doctors say, "This isn't gonna hurt a bit"? Well, I'm not a doctor, and neither is McGinty here.
Troy McGinty: He's right.
[looks straight to Max closely]
Troy McGinty: I'm not a doctor.
Dobbs: [Shaking his hands like he's rapping] Yeeah!
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Spoofs A Fistful of Dollars (1964) See more »

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I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream
Written by Howard Johnson, Billy Moll, and Robert King
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Excellent family film
21 October 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Terrific kids film about a junior high student who gets tired of being tormented and vows to get his revenge after learning that his family is going to move away. Solid kid performances and lots of fun moments definitely make this one worth taking the kids to. GRADE: A


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