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That's My Boy (2012)

 -  Comedy  -  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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The story of a child... and his son. See more »

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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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Susan Sarandon also played Andy Samberg's mother in the SNL Digital Shorts "Motherlover" and "3-Way (The Golden Rule)" (skits recorded for Saturday Night Live (1975) by The Lonely Island (which Samberg is a member of) and Justin Timberlake). See more »

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In the high school flashback scene (set in 1984), the teenage character of Donny is seen carrying around an "ALF" lunch box. ALF premiered in 1986. See more »

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Donny: [from trailer]
Donny: Don't forget, you are going to prison. You have GOT to get that money!
Donny: Actually, I'm just trying to be a dad right now...
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Drive Me Crazy
Written by Jeffrey A. Freundlich, Jarred Gill and Otto D'Agnolo
Performed by Chinatown
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By arrangement with Wild Whirled Music
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"That's My Boy" does not deserve lingering hate from Jack and Jill
9 October 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is the funniest movie Sandler has done in a long time, simple as that. I get that people were PO'd about Jack and Jill, and I'm no fanboy of Adam Sandler.. it was incredibly bad. The ratings and reviews of this movie seem to me like lingering hate from that, or from people that gave up on him long ago. Maybe I'm wrong, either way I doubt that anyone who liked his earlier stuff or Grandmas Boy, Hall Pass, The Hangover, Horrible Bosses etc.. wont' like this.

The cast varied greatly from many well known actors and actresses to current top stars and new faces, they all played their parts really well.

Adam Sandler has redeemed himself, That's My Boy is hilarious.


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