A high school slacker who's rejected by every school he applies to opts to create his own institution of higher learning, the South Harmon Institute of Technology, on a rundown piece of property near his hometown.
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
Alex is driving such a pile of garbage car because the production was running low on money when it came time to get a car for his character. See more »
When Alex originally flips the tray of food after removing it from the oven, he spills the food all over the oven door. The camera pans out to him in pain and goes back to the oven and the oven door is spotless. See more »
[playing video game]
Fuck! Stop hitting me!
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The Opening and closing credits were based on the game "Galaga" See more »
This film would have sucked had Sandler been in it
One of the funniest movies beginning to end that I've seen in a very very long time. Allen Covert did a REMARKABLE job writing this film, and It's easy to see where Sandler really gets his material from. Nick Swardson (Terry the gay male prostitute from Reno 911) was absolutely hilarious. Linda Cardellini (ER) was great too... I don't know how many women in the gaming industry are as cute as she is - but
it was great to see her in something as funny as Grandma's Boy after
seeing her every week on ER for the last couple years. Having exposure to gamers - a couple of whom are testers, I don't think this flick could have been *much* more accurate. Overall - I LOVED this movie. Start to finish it just got progressively funnier. GOOD JOB MR. COVERT!
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