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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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Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$17,292,381 (USA) (22 February 2002)
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Trivia

The film takes place from September 3 to September 7, 2001. See more »

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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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6 Year Old Troy: McGoogles ate Max's daddy! Ahh!
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Terrific
21 July 2002 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Max Keeble's Big Move was an excellent movie! I thought it was very funny and that even though some people cannot relate to him,it still appeals to all ages. At my movie theater when it first came out,it was really hard to get tickets. High school and middle schoolers were in line too. The movie and the school it was taken in,relate very much to my middle school here. I just don't know what else to say but that I loved it.


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