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Max Keeble's Big Move (2001)

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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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Storyline

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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His World. His Rules. See more »

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Comedy | Crime | Family

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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5 October 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

7th Grade Heart Attack  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,377,958, 7 October 2001, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$17,292,381, 24 February 2002
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Trivia

Max has got a Bill Goldberg Alarm Clock with WCW Heavyweight Championship Belt. See more »

Goofs

Before Troy throws Max into the mud, they take a picture (13:49), which would make a hilarious article, except the camera lens cap is on (compare with 17:32, 46:11 or 50:50 where reflections are visible in the lens). See more »

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Principal Jindraike: [on loud speaker] Attention, students!
[students laugh]
Principal Jindraike: It's because of yesterday's crimes against the school, instigated by your former classmate Max Keeble. The following extracurricular activities are now suspended: art, music, P.E... fun! Suspended, discontinued, defunct!
Girl at Class: Great. Your boyfriend Max Keeble just got us hosed.
Jenna: He's just my paperboy. I never really liked him.
Principal Jindraike: [teachers laugh, then Jindraike turns around and sees the fake Max Keeble with a peace sign] Keeble!
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Crazy Credits

During the end credits, the McGoogles TV show theme song plays in the background. See more »

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Featured in Troldspejlet: Episode #29.6 (2003) See more »

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Let's Go Blue
Written by Joseph M. Carl and Albert Ahronheim (as Albert M. Ahronheim)
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Excellent family film
21 October 2001 | by 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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