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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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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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school | moving | principal | revenge | bully | See more »

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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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Also Known As:

7th Grade Heart Attack  »

Box Office

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

Superintendent Bobby "Crazy Legs" Knebworth's nickname was taken from real life former Chicago Rockets/Los Angeles Rams halfback Elroy 'Crazylegs' Hirsch. See more »

Goofs

When Max says, "What are we doing?", his mouth doesn't match the words (01:15:58). See more »

Quotes

Dobbs: [to Max when they are about to bully him] You know how doctors say, "This isn't gonna hurt a bit"? Well, I'm not a doctor, and neither is McGinty here.
Troy McGinty: He's right.
[looks straight to Max closely]
Troy McGinty: I'm not a doctor.
Dobbs: [Shaking his hands like he's rapping] Yeeah!
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References The Shining (1980) See more »

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Greatest Day
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Fair slapstick movie
5 October 2001 | by (Tennessee) – See all my reviews

I took my 12-year-old son at his request to the movie. I would have to say he enjoyed it more than I. It is aimed at juvenile humor and while not bad it has few redeeming qualities. As many such files the kids are very smart and clever while all the adults are totally inept. I will say it did have a good and appropriate ending.


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