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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Gregorio ...
Chuck (as Greg Harris)
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Kimmie
Kamber Hejlik ...
Doctor
Jill Killington ...
Pageant Reporter (as Jill Kill)
Madison Davis ...
Juggalo Girl
George Faughnan ...
Juggalo Guy
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Hostess
Marilynn Allain ...
Receptionist
Jack Polick ...
Funeral Worker
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Gloria
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Ellie
Marlon Davis ...
Himself
Quintin Duncan ...
Himself
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Storyline

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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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$32,055,177, 27 October 2013, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$102,003,019

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$151,831,537
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Trivia

Gas station scene filmed in Cleveland, Ohio, is a ten minute walk from the Christmas Story home and one mile from where several scenes of The Deer Hunter were filmed. See more »

Goofs

In the diner where Irving and Billy are having their farting contest, Billy is seen eating his breakfast, when shown again he is eating chicken parmesan. See more »

Quotes

[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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Crazy Credits

In memory of Ryan Dunn appears at the end of the film's credits. See more »

Connections

Follows Jackass 3D (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

I Don't Feel Like Dancin'
Written by Scott David Hoffman, Justin Sellards and Elton John
Performed by Scissor Sisters
Courtesy of Polydor Records Ltd./Universal Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Jackass Presents: Outrageous Senior Citizen
20 January 2014 | by See all my reviews

While not being a longtime fan of this group, I had been able to watch some of the craziest antics Jackass can come up with in their second motion picture attempt. While their previous movies were compiled by a series of stunts, Bad Grandpa follows a background narrative that consists of basically a disgruntled grandpa trying to get his grandson to his estranged dad. What follows is a ride filled with shocking laugh out schemes that present the audience with an outrageous senior citizen that will stop at nothing to show his grandchild how much of an inappropriate person he can be. This is classic Jackass style and while containing some moments that I didn't particularly enjoy, most of them were incredibly funny and could only have come from the twisted minds of these gentlemen. Another highlight of the movie is the incredible make- up process that makes Johnny Knoxville completely unrecognizable to the known eye. Even "Her" director-writer Spike Jonze is totally undetectable as the deceased wive of our bad grandpa. In conclusion a great comedy for the fans and a true contender for the academy award for best make-up

Rating 7/10


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