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That's My Boy (2012)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 15 June 2012 (USA)
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While in his teens, Donny fathered a son, Todd, and raised him as a single parent up until Todd's 18th birthday. Now, after not seeing each other for years, Todd's world comes crashing down when Donny resurfaces just before Todd's wedding.

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While still in his teens, Donny (Adam Sandler) fathered a son, Todd (Andy Samberg), and raised him as a single parent up until Todd's 18th birthday. Now, after not seeing each other for years, Todd's world comes crashing down on the eve of his wedding when an uninvited Donny suddenly shows up. Trying desperately to reconnect with his son, Donny is now forced to deal with the repercussions of his bad parenting skills. Written by Official site

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Everyone has a teenage crush... Donny's went a little too far. See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for crude sexual content throughout, nudity, pervasive language and some drug use | See all certifications »

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$70,000,000 (estimated)

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$13,453,714 (USA) (15 June 2012)

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$36,931,089 (USA) (20 July 2012)
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Trivia

Donny Berger is actually based on Uncle Donnie from Adam Sandler's 1999 comedy album Stan & Judy's Kid with the skit "The Psychotic Legend Of Uncle Donnie". See more »

Goofs

When Jamie asks Todd what 452 x 77 is, he gives the answer 84304. The actual answer is 34804. See more »

Quotes

[from trailer]
Donny: That's my boy!
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Connections

Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Andy Samberg/St. Vincent (2014) See more »

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Stepping In My Adidas
Written by Dwight 'Father Times' Benjamin (as Dwight Benjamin)
Performed by Dwight 'Father Times' Benjamin (as Father Times)
Courtesy of Timeless/MAY Pusha Music
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Not bad at all
22 July 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

okay look, I'm one of Sandler's biggest fans. No jokes. I spent over a year learning a Bobby Busche impression, just for the amusement of myself. You guys are too hard on him. How can a guy not make a few flops??? This film wasn't even bad. Other than the over use of crude jokes, it was good. If you edited about 10 or 15 minutes of the crude and sexual jokes out of this, it would've been Sandler gold. The character he played was really original, not one of those family guy characters he just keeps on playing over and over. It was like his mid 90 characters like Happy Gilmore and Billy Madison, the ones that made us love him. Of course, it wasn't as good as a character. Overall, a pretty fair film that could've been great with the edits. I really don't know how you can say you walked out of the theater?!!! Same with Jack and Jill, it was bad, but it didn't deserve the horrible reviews. The guys made about 20 massive hits, how's he not gonna make one or two flops??? Anyways Sandler, make the edits and re-put it in theaters and I think it'll do way better.


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