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Grandma's Boy (2006)

R | | Comedy | 6 January 2006 (USA)
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 you're never too old to come of age. See more »

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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 camera sequence of J.P. riding an electric four wheel scooter around his home has a cut in it because the cameraman ran into one of the large decorative metal dividers. See more »

Goofs

In the beginning when Alex is getting evicted the man packing in the kitchen is clearly seen placing the coffee pot into a box, and in the next shot he picks the coffee pot up off the counter and puts it into the box again. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Josh: [playing video game] Fuck! Stop hitting me!
Alex: This is like, if Tyson fought an infant.
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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 »

Connections

References The Matrix (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Windowlicker
Written by R. James
Performed by Aphex Twin
Courtesy of Sire Records
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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I went back again!
19 January 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Never in my life have i went to see a movie playing in theater more than once. You get those people who have gone to LOTR or star wars 3 or 5 times, once was enough for me. Of all movies in the world that I could see for a second time, Grandma's Boy was the one that did it for me. Not only did i see it twice in theater but I Paid twice to see it! No sneaking in, no illegal downloading...I have supported this movie! And why? Because never in my life have i found a movie that made me laugh so much. And i laughed just as much the second time as I did the first, perhaps more. Joel Moore owns this movie. He plays his character so well that you can't help but wonder how he did it. Makes me want to get metal legs too.I'm not saying everyone will find this movie funny...if you've never smoked a joint, played a video game or made a sexually explicit comment....well then yeah you'll probably sit through this like a wet fish. A sick sense of humor is kind of a must. Maybe you have to be a bit of a dork, i dunno. Fact is it had a good beginning, middle and ending and what could be better than that? (Even award winning Backdoor Mountain left me disappointed with the ending!?!) SO that's my opinion and I'm sticking to it. 10/10 for the best comedy of the year...and two thumbs down to the critics who are obviously too old and boring to find the crazyness of youth amusing.


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