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

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Nana's Boy  »

Box Office

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

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$6,088,249 (USA) (17 February 2006)
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The line "You're a hooker" in the opening sequence was an idea of Adam Sandler's that he suggested on the day of the shoot. See more »

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When Alex is talking to Dante on his Grandma's porch at the start of the house party, the DJ scene later during the party walks by twice. See more »

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[first lines]
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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Written by Tom Beaufoy & Chris Pardy
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Courtesy of Marine Parade Music Limited
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Naughty, nasty, vulgar; brilliantly cast and acted and funny as hell.
19 November 2006 | by (California) – See all my reviews

"Grandma's Boy" is a comedy in the truest sense of the genre, there is only one serious plot line in the whole movie and it is immediately transformed into one of the funniest scenes in the film.

I didn't see the movie in a theater, so I don't know how a large audience reaction would have been. However, all of 5 adults in my household - ranging in age from 18 to 59 - laughed 'til it hurt at least 6 or 7 times when we watched the DVD.

But just a few names in the supporting cast shows that this was a film brimming with gifted comedic talent. Among others, they include: Doris Roberts, Shirley Jones, Shirley Knight, Kevin Nealon, David Spade and Rob Schneider. Great talent, great writing, great performances make for a great bawdy comedy.

I'd put "Grandma's Boy" the same category as "Animal House". To me it is just as funny. It won't achieve the classic status of the latter because it is neither the first nor the best of its kind. But it is very funny and, for non-prudes, well worth the rental price


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