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(2012)

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Eva Amurri Martino plays the younger version of her real-life mother Susan Sarandon.
In the baseball scene, the bat Donny is using has the numbers 5150 on it. 5150 is the name of an album by rock band Van Halen who have three songs played during the movie. 5150 is also a California police term for a mentally disturbed person (a reference to Section 5150 of the California Welfare and Institutions Code).
Susan Sarandon also played Andy Samberg's mother in the SNL Digital Shorts "Motherlover" and "3-Way (The Golden Rule)" (skits recorded for Saturday Night Live (1975) by The Lonely Island (which Samberg is a member of) and Justin Timberlake).
Adam Sandler is only 12 years older than Andy Samberg, who plays his son in this movie.
Adam Sandler, Tim Herlihy, Robert Smigel, David Wain and Ken Marino all did uncredited rewrites of the script.
Susan Sarandon also played a teacher who had a relationship with an underage student in 30 Rock: Queen of Jordan (2011)
One of the rare Adam Sandler movies not to make back its budget in domestic release. Shot for $70 million, it grossed $57 million in the USA.
The screenplay for this film was featured in the 2009 Blacklist; a list of the "most liked" unmade scripts of the year.
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Boasts Adam Sandler's worst opening weekend gross after Reign Over Me (2007).
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The film was originally rated NC-17 by the MPAA due to its explicit sexual content, making the film's Adam Sandler's only attempt at an NC-17 rated film. The film was later re-rated R on appeal.
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The film's original title was "I Hate You Dad". That was later changed to "Donny's Boy" before settling on its present title.
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Eva Amurri Martino, the young Mary McGarricle, also plays a young Helen in Dead Man Walking. Susan Sarandon, the older Mary McGarricle, also plays Sister Helen in Dead Man Walking. Sarandon is Amurri Martino's mother.
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In the beginning of the film there's a lunch box with ALF on it. ALF came out in 1986 not 1984
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Cameo 

Rex Ryan:  as a big Patriots fan. In real life, he is the former head coach of the New York Jets and the current head coach of the Buffalo Bills. Both the Jets and Bills are divisional rivals of the New England Patriots.
Jackie Sandler:  the masseuse that Donny makes a pass at.
Sadie Sandler, Sunny Sandler:  the lemonade stand girls.

Spoilers 

The trivia items below may give away important plot points.

After Ms. McGarricle is sentenced to 30 years in prison, several newspaper articles and magazines are shown rapidly mentioning Donny and his teacher. The first news article seen reads 30 YEARS! "Our Love Is Real" -Ms. McGarricle.. The actual story under this headline has nothing to do with the movie, it's actually a part of a book called The Scarlet Plague by Jack London.
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During the movie, when Todd saw Jamie in her Vera Wang wedding dress, he told her that it would be bad luck for him to view the dress fitted on his fiance before the wedding. As the story goes on, it was indeed badluck for Todd to find his fiance cheated
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