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That's My Boy (2012)

R  |   |  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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15 June 2012 (USA)  »

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Donny's Boy  »

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$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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The screenplay for this film was featured in the 2009 Blacklist; a list of the "most liked" unmade scripts of the year. See more »

Goofs

When Donny is scaling the hotel to Jamie's room he is seen opening a beer and holding it in his right hand, in the next shot the beer is gone and the two ice cream comes are both in his right hand See more »

Quotes

Donny: Hi, I'm Todd Peterson.
Hotel Desk Clerk #1: No, you're not. You're Donny Berger. You got your teacher pregnant.
Donny: Okay.
[Donny walks over to the next clerk]
Donny: Hi, I'm Todd Peterson.
Hotel Desk Clerk #2: What can I do for you, Mr. Peterson?
Donny: What room was my fiance in again?
Hotel Desk Clerk #2: Let me check, 641.
Donny: Thanks, you're a stud.
[the first clerk gives the second clerk a confused look]
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References The Amy Fisher Story (1993) 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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Sandler's made a couple of stinkers lately, but this one rocked!
28 April 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

And why did it rock? Because Sandler went back to his simple, old formula...giant man-child refuses to grow up! He never really impresses me all that much when he tries to get serious, but remember Billy Madison? Happy Gilmore? The same giant man-child who refuses to grow up formula works again! To all the people out there bashing this movie, pi-- off. If you're not a fan of toilet humor, then no, you're probably not going to like this movie. But if you're an Adam Sandler fan who loves his earlier stuff, this one is right up there with Billy Madison and Happy Gilmore! Hilarious! And Nick Swardson, of course, is hysterical as always! A perfect ten out of ten for me!


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