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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)

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

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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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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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