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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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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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5 October 2001 (USA)  »

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7th Grade Heart Attack  »

Box Office

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$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

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$17,292,381 (USA) (24 February 2002)
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The film was like many at the time of its release, a box office flop because of the timing of its release, it was released less than a month after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the entire nation was still in a state of shock and grief and movie ticket sales were at an all time low. 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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[gets hit by ice cream from the evil ice cream man]
Tony Hawk: Ohh, that ice cream man sure is evil.
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Crazy Credits

During the end credits, the McGoogles TV show theme song plays in the background. See more »

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References Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) See more »

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If Everybody Looked the Same
Written by Q-Tip (as Kamaal Fareed), Ali Shaheed Muhammad (as Ali Muhammad), Phife Dawg (as Malik Taylor), Quinton Joseph, Tom Findlay, and James 'Jay Dee' Yancey (as James Yancey)
Performed by Groove Armada
Courtesy of Jive Electro/Pepper Records
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A family movie everyone needs to see!!
9 October 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I must say, I enjoyed this movie when I was 8, and still feel the same way right now at the age of 16. This is a movie that the whole family should see! Not only will kids and teens find it funny, adults will find it funny due to some of its adult humor. The film stars "Drake & Josh"'s Josh Peck, "Snow Day"'s Zena Grey, SNL's Nora Dunn, and "Home Alone 3"'s Alex D. Linz in the title role. Again, many kids might not get some of the risqué humor, but the adults will. So, when you're having a family movie night and can't possibly think of a movie, get this one. You'll love it! This film is also very coming of age for most younger viewers, but that won't be too much of an issue with them.


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