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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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$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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The film was poorly received by critics and disliked by Adam Sandler fans, mostly due to the depiction of a young Donnie having a underage sexual relationship with Mary, which is a crime. Sean Anders won Hall of Shame at the 2013 Alliance of Women Film Journalist. The film came 2nd place as worst film at the Houston Film Critics Society Awards in 2013. The film won obviously worst film at the Oaklahoma Films Critics Circle Awards in 2013 and the film won 4 awards at the Razzie Awards in 2013, which Adam Sandler won worst actor. The film won worst screenplay. Adam Sandler, Leighton Meester, Andy Samberg and Susan Sarandon won Worst Screen Couple. Nick Swardson and Vanilla Ice both won worst supporting actor. See more »

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In the scene after Grandma finds all of the tissues on Donny's bed, Todd goes into the bathroom to wash his hands. When Todd comes out of the bathroom, the light is on, but when Donny says the line about "La Vida Loca," the light is off. See more »

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[from trailer]
Donny: That's my boy!
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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Andy Samberg/St. Vincent (2014) See more »

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Urgent
Written by Mick Jones (as Michael L. Jones)
Performed by Foreigner
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Popular to hate Sandler these days.
30 September 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Seems every movie Sandler does these days gets hated on. People saying this is the worst movie ever made in history...really? You people must not have seen many movies. Regardless of what Sandler does the rest of his career its now popular to point out how it sucks and not as funny as his old movies. I enjoyed this movie, laughing out loud several times. Sandler does a great job playing the father. The bachelor party scenes are epic, really feel for the characters. Uncle Vanny? Hilarious. At no point in this movie did I think "oh man this is the worst thing I've seen in my life." Had good feeling, good comedy, a solid entry to Sandlers recent works. Much much better than the one where he played his sister.


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