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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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Everyone has a teenage crush... Donny's went a little too far. 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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15 June 2012 (USA)  »

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Donny's Boy  »

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Budget:

$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$36,931,089 (USA) (20 July 2012)
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Adam Sandler is only 12 years older than Andy Samberg, who plays his son in this movie. See more »

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When Todd and Donny are visiting Mary McGarricle in prison, her orange jumpsuit goes from buttoned to unbuttoned, to buttoned again until she unbuttons it. See more »

Quotes

DonnyJamie: [from trailer]
Jamie: OH MY GOD! I just found my wedding dress covered in barf! And something else...
DonnyJamie: [inspects the dress]
Jamie: You puked on my dress, and then fucked it?
Donny: [laughs at Todd] You're a madman!
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References Sally Jessy Raphael (1985) See more »

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Limelight
Written by Alex Lifeson, Geddy Lee and Neil Peart
Performed by Rush
Courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Hilarious if you have the right attitude
30 September 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The reviews for the movie are terrible and I went thinking negatively all ready. To be fair, Adam Sandler does act immature and pretty stupid throughout the movie, but lighten up folks. This is an "off-the-rails" type of comedy. Thus, it's R rated for good reason, and there's plenty of cursing without reason, but I laughed hard and often. I actually was doing homework while watching and drooled a little bit on my textbook from laughing so hard. The action in the movie didn't stop.

I wouldn't recommend seeing this movie with your parents. Maybe the movie isn't worth $9 at the theaters either, but if you're bored at home or wanting to rent a movie with some friends, definitely check this movie out! Hilarious.


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