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That's My Boy (2012)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 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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Comedy | Drama

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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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Trivia

Susan Sarandon also played a teacher who had a relationship with an underage student in 30 Rock: Queen of Jordan (2011) See more »

Goofs

Todd tells Donny, he can't come down to the until he puts on a tie. Donny says he hasn't worn a tie since his mom's funeral when he was 3 but in the court room seen young Donny is wearing a tie for the trial. See more »

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Donny: Your mother was a math teacher and I was pretty much a whiz kid myself.
Todd: The ability to make a bong out of a Taco Bell cup does not make you a whiz kid, Donny.
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References Max Headroom (1987) See more »

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Love Song
Written by Frank Hannon and Jeff Keith (as Jeffrey Keith)
Performed by Tesla
Courtesy of Geffen Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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How does a dope like Sandler even have a career?
1 August 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have tried to watch this abortion of a film called "That's my Boy" a couple of times now , and all I can say is "Who is giving Adam Sandler money to make "films" , and who in the hell thinks this CRAP is funny"? If there was ever a reason to think our society is in it's last days , this "film" could be the biggest indicator of it. Raped by his high school teacher , Adam Sandler plays the lead and is idolized by his peers. THIS IS A PREMISE OF A MAJOR Hollywood MOVIE? WTF PEOPLE! I guess there are rape jokes , incest jokes , racist & sexist jokes all through this "film" . Is this any indication of what Sandler thinks about in his real life? And , another thing bothers me about Sandler's movies. How the hell does he get legitimate actors like Al Pacino and Susan Sarandon to appear in his crap? Pacino was in his previous piece of doo - doo, "Jack and Jill" , and Sarandon has a walk on in this "film". Now , of course , his latest fiasco , Pixels is playing , and , really people , don't support Sandler anymore! His "films" are just that. A filmy , disgusting slime that insult your stupidity , leave you feeling violated , and depleted of all intelligence. SANDLER , JUST GO AWAY , YOU NEED SERIOUS HELP!!!


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