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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 »

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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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His World. His Rules. 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)

Opening Weekend:

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

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$17,292,381 (USA) (22 February 2002)
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Cameo: Adam Lamberg. He was Gordo in the Disney Channel show, Lizzie McGuire. 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 »

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Principal Jindraike: You may be under the impression that I encourage horseplay and malarkey, you're wrong, I don't encourage it, I excourage it.
Max: Excourage?
Principal Jindraike: It means the opposite of encourage, look it up.
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References Mission: Impossible (1966) See more »

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Aim for Me
Written by Craig Bullock, Charles Stan Frazier (as Charles Frazier), Matthew Murphy Karges (as Matthew Karges),
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Performed by Sugar Ray
Courtesy of Lava/Atlantic Recording Corp.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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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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