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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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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: Facebook? You know I can't afford that shit. What am I, a billionaire?
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(You've Got It) The Right Stuff
Written by Maurice Starr (as Larry Johnson)
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By far the funniest Adam Sandler movie
14 July 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I want to start off by saying I have never been so confused by movie reviews in my entire life. Did people watch the same movie I saw? That's My Boy is the funniest Adam Sandler movie and in my opinion the funniest movie I've ever seen. I did not go longer than 5 minutes without hysterically laughing at the scenes in this movie. As a fan of movies such as Wedding Crashers, Old School, Step Brothers, 21 Jump Street, Superbad, and Forgetting Sarah Marshall just to name a few, this has to be the funniest movie out of the bunch. If you're looking for more than just laughs, than maybe the movie might not be right for you. And do not go into an R rated comedy expecting no dirty jokes. This is Adam Sandler at his raunchiest and funniest.


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