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Grandma's Boy (2006)

R  |   |  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 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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A movie that proves your never too old to come of age. 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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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

The game used in the movie, Eternal Death Slayer 3, is actually a modified version of Majesco's BloodRayne 2. Both BloodRayne 2 and the abandoned title Demonik were developed by Texas-based developer Terminal Reality. See more »

Goofs

Grandma and her roommates don't discover 'Antiques Roadshow' until after Alex hooks up the cable box. This implies that it is a cable TV show. In reality the show is broadcast on PBS. Having only 5-6 channels, including PBS, they surely would have already known about the show. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Josh: [playing video game] Fuck! Stop hitting me!
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Crazy Credits

During the Happy Madison logo, the old man (actually Adam Sandler's late father, Stanley) instead of saying his usual "Terrific!", says "Oh, boy..." See more »

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Features Demonik (2006) See more »

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Night on Fire
Written by Craig Pfunder, Paul Buck, Mark Guidry & Mark Palgy
Performed by VHS or Beta
Courtesy of Astralwerks
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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Freaking hilarious
21 September 2007 | by (usa) – See all my reviews

One of the funniest movies I have ever seen, if not the funniest. As many others have said, this isn't highbrow comedy, but that doesn't make it any less enjoyable. The puns and gags are highly memorable, and there are a lot of lovable actors, many of which you wouldn't expect to see in a movie like this, which makes them even more entertaining.

Whenever my friends have a LAN, we have to watch this movie at least once, as most of them are game designers. Many people have said that the movie is unrealistic, but beyond the obvious physical and logistical deviations, the general attitude and behavior of the characters isn't too far off from what I see when I've been around my friends.

I can't believe anyone could rate this a 1. If you did, call the morgue, you are dead inside.


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