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Grandma's Boy (2006)

 -  Comedy  -  6 January 2006 (USA)
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A 35 year old video game tester has to move in with his grandma and her two old lady roommates.

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When his roommate spends the rent money on Filipino hookers, Alex, a 35 year old video game tester has to find a new place to live. After an "encounter" with his friend's mom, Alex is forced to move in with his grandmother. Trying to save face with his younger co-workers, Alex says that "a really cute chick said I could sleep with her and her two crazy girlfriends" (meaning his grandmother and her two roommates). Written by epandzik23

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Sex. Drugs. Nakedness. Rude language... And proud of it! See more »

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Comedy

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Rated R for drug use and language throughout, strong crude and sexual humor, and nudity | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

6 January 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Nana's Boy  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$3,009,341 (USA) (6 January 2006)

Gross:

$6,088,249 (USA) (17 February 2006)
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Trivia

When J.P. is telling Mr. Cheezle about Demonik (2006), Mr. Cheezle tells him it's "very Miyamoto." He's making a reference to Shigeru Miyamoto, a ground-breaking and award-winning game designer for Nintendo who created Super Mario Bros. (1985), Donkey Kong (1981), The Legend of Zelda (1986) and many more. See more »

Goofs

When Jeff is testing the game in his room right before Alex calls to ask if he can do his levels, the action on his computer screen doesn't match up with the "Hi, You're Dead, Byebye" as the figures keep moving and fighting. As he is on the phone and his hands are off the controller, the characters keep moving anyways. See more »

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Josh: [playing video game] Fuck! Stop hitting me!
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The Opening and closing credits were based on the game "Galaga" See more »

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References The Tramp (1915) See more »

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Alive & Amplified
Written by Sammy James Jr., Graham Tyler & The Matrix
Performed by The Mooney Suzuki
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony BMG Music Entertainment
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Surprisingly funny
15 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you go into this movie expecting a sophisticated plot, dramatic characters, or heartfelt moments, you will be very, very disappointed. On the other hand, if you don't care whether a movie has a plot, as long as it's funny, Grandma's Boy will definitely satisfy. With plenty of stupid and silly moments (the Lara Croft scene is hilarious) and one-liners, most fans of "stupid humor" will enjoy themselves. If you're an uptight, stick-up-the-butt type, you will likely curse the day you saw it. Stay home and eat Cheetos if you take dumb comedies that seriously.

No, it's not perfect. The "robot" kid is freaking annoying, and some of the gross stuff feels forced. But ah...what are you gonna do? Better than watching another painful romantic comedy, right?


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