The Forrester family - father Mitch Forrester, mother Helen Forrester, their pre-teen son Billy Forrester and their pre-school son Woody Forrester - have just moved to a new town where Mitch is starting a new job. Both Mitch and Billy are worried about fitting into their new environment. It's worse for Billy as Woody, who is not worried about the move, is at that stage in his life where everything is simple and easy. Billy's first day in the fifth grade at his new school does not go well when he gets into an altercation with the class bullies, led by Joe Guire. The altercation involves worms and Billy stating that he eats worms all the time, which leads to all the bullies calling him "Wormboy". As such, Joe bets Billy that he can't eat ten worms (without vomiting), the bet to take place this upcoming Saturday, with the last worm to be consumed by 7pm. Despite having a notoriously weak stomach, Billy takes him up on the bet. As the bet starts, the only classmate on Billy's side is ... Written by
New town. New friends. New menu.
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25 August 2006 (USA)
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Also Known As:
A skacok meg a kukacok
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Opening Weekend USA: $4,003,537,
27 August 2006, Wide Release
Gross USA: $13,022,756, 8 October 2006
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?
On 9 July 2005 there was a call for extras. The casting crew and the Holiday Inn that hosted the call only expected 200-400 people to show up. Instead 4,000 people arrived. See more
Handwriting of "Billy Forrester" on the blackboard changes between scenes. See more
[on needing a place to cook
Adam's uncle owns the Brown Toad!
My uncle hates me!
Silent quote from trailer used: "No worms were harmed in the making of this film." (Shows worm blowing up in microwave.) "Not even this one" See more
Written by Robert Kool Bell
(as Robert Bell), Ronald Bell
, Donald Boyce
, George Funky Brown
(as George Brown), Robert Spike Mickens
(as Robert Mickens), Claydes Smith
, Dennis D.T. Thomas
(as Dennis Thomas) and Richard Westfield
Performed by Kool & The Gang
Courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises See more