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Christy Carlson Romano,
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
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 »
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 »
[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.
[looks straight to Max closely]
I'm not a doctor.
[Shaking his hands like he's rapping]
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Aside from the Walt Disney Pictures logo, there are no opening credits after the title is shown. See more »
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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