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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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Donny's Boy  »

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$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

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$36,931,089 (USA) (20 July 2012)
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Adam Sandler, Tim Herlihy, Robert Smigel, David Wain and Ken Marino all did uncredited rewrites of the script. See more »

Goofs

In the courtroom a cameraman punches young Donny in the face and calls him a dumb ass. The cameraman clearly misses Donny. He just makes a punching motion in front of Donny a considerable distance away. See more »

Quotes

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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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Rock of Ages/That's My Boy (2012) See more »

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Dance The Night Away
Written by Edward Van Halen, Alex Van Halen, Michael Anthony and David Lee Roth
Performed by Van Halen
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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It wasn't that bad, I thought it was hilarious!
16 July 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I do not see why there are so many people who hate on this movie, It is what it is, Its a comedy movie. In my opinion Sandler is going back to his comedic roots... I mean you cant tell me when he was on SNL and in some of his earlier movies he didn't act stupid, Maybe some of you reviewers are just getting old and don't know comedy anymore when you see it. See people need to stop critiquing a comedy like this based as though it was a movie in another genre. But thats just my opinion, If your looking for something funny I recommend seeing this. But you might need to be a specific age group, 12-36, I guess Sandler is tired of trying to make all you "old fools" laugh. Also Andy Samberg was great along with Will Forte and Nick Swardson, even though he only had like 4 lines.


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