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Bad Grandpa (2013)

R | | Comedy | 25 October 2013 (USA)
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86-year-old Irving Zisman takes a trip from Nebraska to North Carolina to take his 8 year-old grandson, Billy, back to his real father.

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Greg Harris ...
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Kamber Hejlik ...
Doctor
Jill Kill ...
Pageant Reporter
Madison Davis ...
Juggalo Girl
George Faughnan ...
Juggalo Guy
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Marilynn Allain ...
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Jack Polick ...
Funeral Worker
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Marlon Davis ...
Himself
Quintin Duncan ...
Himself
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Eighty-six-year-old Irving Zisman is on a journey across America with the most unlikely companion: his eight-year-old grandson Billy, in "Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa". Jackass characters Irving Zisman (Johnny Knoxville) and Billy (Jackson Nicoll) will take movie audiences along for the most insane hidden camera road trip ever captured on camera. Along the way Irving will introduce the young and impressionable Billy to people, places, and situations that give new meaning to the term "childrearing". The duo will encounter male strippers, disgruntled child beauty pageant contestants (and their equally disgruntled mothers), funeral home mourners, biker bar patrons, and a whole lot of unsuspecting citizens. Real people in unreal situations, making for one really messed up comedy. Written by Paramount Pictures PR

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Rated R for strong crude and sexual content throughout, language, some graphic nudity and brief drug use. | See all certifications »

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25 October 2013 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$32,055,177 (USA) (25 October 2013)

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$101,978,840 (USA) (17 January 2014)
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Trivia

Johnny Knoxville has stated that his Irving Zisman character is a combination of his own father and a more perverted version of himself. See more »

Goofs

Billy and his Grandpa were supposedly meeting his biological father in Raleigh. After meeting the father and leaving the biker bar, the city skyline shone is actually that of Charlotte, not Raleigh. See more »

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[first lines]
Billy: [at the law office] You know what I wanna be when I grow up?
Lady: What?
Billy: A fisherman. I want to go fishing everyday 'till I'm rich so I can move right next to the jailhouse so I can be close to my mommy. She got arrested for drugs again, so she has to go back.
Lady: I'm sorry to hear that.
[gives Billy an awkward look]
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In memory of Ryan Dunn appears at the end of the film's credits. See more »

Connections

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Dancing in the Moonlight
Written by Sherman Kelly
Performed by King Harvest
Courtesy of Darbo Music, LLC
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A few extremely funny scenes
15 November 2013 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

I'm not a huge fan of the Jackass movies and am approaching 50 so maybe not in the target demographic but the trailer for the movie made us laugh so we went to see it. Most of the time I was chuckling rather than out and out belly laughing. But one scene in particular (the strip club) almost made me hyperventilate. I literally couldn't catch my breath because I was laughing so hard. It's one of the funniest scenes that I can recall ever seeing in a movie. The boy who plays the kid is excellent, he's very believable and cute and for such a young boy he does very well in what is not really a straightforward acting role. If you have the right sense of humour for this type of thing, I highly recommend it (if you're aged 14-25 and male it's a guaranteed hit). If you hate Jackass and all it represents, don't bother paying to see it in a theater, maybe wait for cable because that one scene in the strip club IS worth seeing (unless you're an overly sensitive prude!).


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