After moving his family back to his hometown to be with his friends and their kids, Lenny finds out that between old bullies, new bullies, schizo bus drivers, drunk cops on skis, and four hundred costumed party crashers sometimes crazy follows you.
Henry Roth is a man afraid of commitment up until he meets the beautiful Lucy. They hit it off and Henry think he's finally found the girl of his dreams, until he discovers she has short-term memory loss and forgets him the next day.
After having the greatest time of his life three summers ago, Lenny (Adam Sandler), decides he wants to move his family back to his hometown and have them grow up with his gang of childhood friends and their kids. But between old bullies, new bullies, schizophrenic bus drivers, drunk cops on skis, psycho grade school girlfriends and 400 costumed party crashes he finds out that sometimes crazy follows you.Written by
The film has many parallels with Richard Linklater's Dazed and Confused (1993): both take place on the last day of school, have ensemble casts featuring primary story arcs for both older and younger groups of characters, tackle the phenomena of youth hazing, include an everyman protagonist who is genuinely welcomed by all crowds/cliques depicted on-screen (Lenny/Randall "Pink" Floyd), have a fistfight standoff between two men serve as the climactic scene, and have several interconnected plots all clash together during the pursuit of "the big kegger/party" in town that night. See more »
In the opening scene, when the Deer urinates, the cushion under Lenny's head becomes wet. In the very next scene it is dry again. See more »
To make it simple, Grown-Ups 2 felt like the first, if you enjoyed the first one you will probably enjoy this. I would consider it a mediocre movie if it had of been released in the 90's, but Sandler's movies are becoming extremely repetitive, and I think people are beginning to get fed up with Adam Sandler if they weren't already, I think it is time he gives it a rest. Grown-Ups 2 has some jokes that made me crack a smile, or chuckle, but has absolutely no plot, it's like watching a mash-up of jokes play out in front of you, rather then watching a movie thats funny. Not worth watching in theatres, rent or watch it online. Hopefully this will be Sandler's last movie for a while, and this is coming from a person who enjoys some of his movies.
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