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Max Keeble's Big Move (2001)

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

Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,377,958 (USA) (7 October 2001)

Gross:

$17,292,381 (USA) (24 February 2002)
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Trivia

(at around 56 mins) The two levers Max is using in the cab of the junkyard crane are actually a toilet plunger and "The Club", a vehicle steering wheel security lock. See more »

Goofs

When the Evil Ice Cream Man and Dobbs are fighting at the junkyard, in one angle, Dobbs' tie is thrown over his shoulder by the Evil Ice Cream Man (55:51-56:13) and in the next view, it is back down (56:13-56:14). In the next shot, it is back up over his shoulder again (56:14-56:28). See more »

Quotes

Evil Ice Cream Man: [He jumps from his ice cream truck, and carries two ice cream scoopers, and starts talking as if he is in the old chinese movies] I will defeat you, with my complicated fighting move.
Max: [the words don't match his mouth] We shall see whose kung fu is superior! HAH!
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Crazy Credits

Aside from the Walt Disney Pictures logo, there are no opening credits after the title is shown. See more »

Connections

Spoofs A Fistful of Dollars (1964) See more »

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Hey Baby
Written by Adam Dorn (as Adam Dorn) and Lukasz Gottwald
Performed by Adam Dorn
Courtesy of Palm
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puerile, predictable, cliche humor
21 October 2001 | by (Seattle) – See all my reviews

You've seen it all before: the cafeteria food fight, the stupid, egocentric adult authority figures, the boy smitten by the sexy older girl who realizes the girl who really loves him is his not-so-sexy but loyal friend of many years, the animal sanctuary threatened with destruction that the boy must save, the cruel, sadistic older boy who has it in for our hero, etc. etc. This is a predictable, totally unoriginal movie which is composed almost entirely of such cliches and sight gags. Save your money. (by the way, my kids loved it)


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