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Little Nicky (2000)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Fantasy | 10 November 2000 (USA)
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After two of the devil's three sons escape Hell to wreak havoc on Earth, the devil must send his third son, the mild-mannered Nicky, to bring them back before it's too late.

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Steven Brill
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Adam Sandler ... Nicky
Patricia Arquette ... Valerie Veran
Harvey Keitel ... Dad
Rhys Ifans ... Adrian
Tommy 'Tiny' Lister ... Cassius (as Tommy 'Tiny' Lister Jr.)
Rodney Dangerfield ... Lucifer
Allen Covert ... Todd
Peter Dante ... Peter
Jonathan Loughran ... John
Robert Smigel ... Beefy (voice)
Reese Witherspoon ... Holly
Dana Carvey ... Referee
Jon Lovitz ... Peeper
Kevin Nealon ... Gatekeeper
Michael McKean ... Chief of Police
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Storyline

When somebody's mother is an angel and his father is the devil, life can be really confusing. For a sweet boy like Little Nicky, it just got a whole lot worse. His two evil brothers Adrian and Cassius have just escaped from Hell and are wreaking havoc on an unsuspecting earth. His dad is disintegrating and it's up to Nicky to save him and all of a humanity by midnight before one of his brothers becomes the new Satan. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Taglines:

If Your Father Was The Devil And Your Mother Was An Angel, You'd Be Messed Up Too. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Fantasy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for crude sexual humor, some drug content, language and thematic material | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 November 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Little Nicky See more »

Filming Locations:

Long Beach, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$85,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$16,063,904, 12 November 2000, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$39,464,775

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$58,292,295
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DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

When Nicky makes the basket at the basketball game, you can see "666" on the shot clock above the hoop. See more »

Goofs

The "Rabbitt" that demon bites and rips the ear off is clearly a stuffed toy. See more »

Quotes

Nicky: Get in the flask!
Popeye's Cashier: What're you talkin' about, man?
Nicky: I'm talkin' about an 8-piece, let's go!
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Crazy Credits

During the closing credits, flashes of the character whereabouts were explained. When they explain Nicky's mom, (Reese Witherspoon) a picture still of her is shown saying "Mom immediately fell in love with her new aerobics instructor... Chris Farley." Giving a tribute to Chris who died 3 years before the film in 1997. The aerobics reference is referring to his classic skit on SNL that will always be hilariously remembered. Adam and the rest of the SNL gang were great friends with Farley. See more »

Alternate Versions

In the FOX 2004 presentation, many things were edited. All references to Popeye's are cut, so "Popeye's Chicken is fucking awesome" becomes "Chicken is kickin'". "Hitler's ass" becomes "Hitler's rear", "The sh*t has hit the fan." becomes "It has hit the fan". A deleted scene of the peeper becoming bait and being eaten by a fish was also added. The asking of the gatekeeper whether there were boobs on his head was cut out, and the Coke/Pepsi transformation was partially cut out. See more »

Connections

References The Untouchables (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

Mama, I'm Coming Home
Written by Ozzy Osbourne and Zakk Wylde
Performed by Ozzy Osbourne
Courtesy of Epic Records
by arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Quite possibly the worst movie I have ever seen......
12 March 2005 | by KeithChambersSee all my reviews

The only reason I saw this train wreck was because it happened to be on TV and my brothers had commented as to how bad it was. Even they gave this movie too much credit. Bad through and through. Junior High School children could have done a better job. I believe I may have lost IQ points just for watching it. The only redeeming part of this movie was when it was finally over, I didn't have to watch it anymore. The whole flick is loaded with stupid humor and HORRENDOUS acting! Adam Sandler is truly awful. I am curious as to who exactly the target audience for this movie is? I wish the rating scale had a zero, because that is what I would give it. The writer should be ashamed of this swill. Apparently, this is one of those movies that people in Hollywood do for the paycheck. I hope for their sake it was one hell of a paycheck. Acting-0, Directing-0, Writing-0.


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