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After losing her job and learning that her husband has been unfaithful, a woman hits the road with her profane, hard-drinking grandmother.

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Tammy, who was recently fired from a Topper Jack's fast food restaurant, returns home only to find her husband enjoying a romantic meal with the neighbor. She quickly packs her necessities, and travels down three houses to her parent's home. Upon denied use of her mom's car to drive to Niagara Falls, she quickly resorts to an "ailing" grandmother, who also lives in the home...Only instead of traveling alone, Grandma Pearl wants in on the road trip. After realizing Grandma Pearl has the funds, they hit the road. Pearl soon proves to be quite the alcoholic despite her diabetes, and Tammy quickly turns into the "baby-sitter." From finding love in a bar to robbing a Topper Jack's in order to bail Pearl out of jail,the quirky adventure will have you finding yourself riding along for the misadventures of Tammy. Written by Mayor_G

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She hit the road. The road hit back.

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Rated R for language including sexual references | See all certifications »

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2 July 2014 (USA)  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$21,577,049 (USA) (4 July 2014)

Gross:

$84,518,155 (USA) (10 October 2014)
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Shirley MacLaine was originally cast in the grandmother role, however scheduling conflicts with the fourth season of Downton Abbey (2010) required her to be replaced with Susan Sarandon. Before Sarandon was ultimately cast, Debbie Reynolds, who famously starred in Tammy and the Bachelor (1957), in the role of Tammy, was also considered. Reynolds' rendition of the title song, "Tammy," spent 23 weeks on the Billboard Top 40 chart, beginning July 27, 1957, including five weeks at number-one, and was nominated for a Best Song Academy Award for 1957. See more »

Goofs

After Tammy gets into an accident, at the beginning of the movie, she comes of the car and then when before she closes her door, the next clip shows she is 10 to 15 feet away from the front of her car. It doesn't show her at walking to that distance. See more »

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Pearl: Muscle shirts are for muscles!
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Crazy Credits

There is a blooper from the scene when Tammy gets fired a minute into the credits. See more »

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Thrift Shop featuring Wanz
Written by Macklemore (as Ben Haggerty) and Ryan Lewis
Performed by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
By arrangement with Inside Passage Music
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Demolition Tammy & boozy old granny .....
9 July 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

.... take a road trip and get a lesson in love & hate!

This flick isn't as bad as so many reviews are claiming!! It's another in a long list of 'life lessons learned while on the road movies' with plenty of (not guffaw moments) but plenty of light hearted laffs and chuckles.

Melissa McCarthy knows she has created this bloated sassy bitch with a kind and well meaning heart character, and she is taking it to the box office to cash in because plenty of people think she's funny. In 'Tammy' she has plenty of Hollywood names around her .. Susan Sarandon and Kathy Bates being most prominent and doing their role well.

As a simple comedy it works fine. I don't think for one moment there is some meaningful message so many viewer seems to be seeking. It's just Tammy & granny hitting the road because they are tired of their daily routine and seek something different .... in Niagara Falls ... and they find their goal. And tear-up plenty of stuff on the way!

It's a good movie!


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