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Max Keeble's Big Move (2001)

 -  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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This documentary treats movie fans to a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Max Keeble's Big Move, about a young boy who uses his imminent move to another town as his big chance for ... See full summary »

Stars: Alex D. Linz, Zena Grey, Josh Peck
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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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school | moving | principal | revenge | bully | See more »

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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)

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

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$17,292,381 (USA) (22 February 2002)
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In an instance of serendipity, the shot of Max crawling through a ventilation duct in the school (39:39-39:50) was the last shot of Alex D. Linz filmed, while the shot of him coming out of the duct (39:51-40:06) was one of the first shots of him filmed. See more »

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When Max says, "What are we doing?", his mouth doesn't match the words (01:15:58). See more »

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Robe: [Evil Ice Cream Man's supply is melting] Hey, can I try the soup?
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I'm Free
Written and Performed by Andrew Dorfman and Rob Laufer
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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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