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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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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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5 October 2001 (USA)  »

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7th Grade Heart Attack  »

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$25,000,000 (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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Reunites Josh Peck (Robe) and Zena Grey (Megan) from Snow Day (2000). See more »

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On Max's first day of school, he gets to school by bus. After school, he walks from the school to the Animal Shelter. After he is doing visiting the animals and trainers at the Animal shelter, we see Max is biking home. How does he have his bike with him if he took the bus to school, then decided to walk home after the animal shelter visit? Where/how did he suddenly get his bike to school & the animal shelter if he took the bus to school? See more »

Quotes

[Troy and Dobbs are surrounded by nerds]
Troy McGinty: [sarcastically] I'm so scared.
Megan: You should be. We're taking back our school.
Robe: Yeah. No more being pushed around. No more being stepped on. No more Mr. Not-Nice-Guy.
Slav #1: Your reign of terror over the student body has come to an abrupt halt!
[kids are surprised, until "slav" resumes fake accent]
Slav #1: Yes, please.
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During the end credits, the McGoogles TV show theme song plays in the background. See more »

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References The Shining (1980) See more »

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Girls Like Boys
Written by Keith "K.C." Cohen
Performed by Myra
Courtesy of Buena Vista Records
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Not A Great Movie, But Was Entertaining.
25 January 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews



This movie had a lot of laughs for a younger audience, and was entertaining. The young actors including Alex D. Linz and Zena Grey weren't bad. The movie wasn't boring, and kept the story moving along rather well. This movie is a good one for around eight year olds- ten year olds, or maybe eleven. I give Max Keeble's Big Move a 7 out of 10. :)


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