Fatherless John Farley's youth frustration, even trauma, like many his school kids' in his Nebraska small town home, was the constant abuse and humiliation in sadistic Jasper Woodcock's gym class. After college, doting son John became a motivational bestseller author and returns during a book signing tour to receive the backwater's highest honor. To John's horror, his devoted mother Beverly announces her plans to marry the hated coach and he's to be celebrated on the same event as John. Only ridiculous fatso Nedderman and his strange brother try to help Farley stop Woodcock, but that keeps backfiring.
Letting Go Of Your Past Is Hard... Especially When It's Dating Your Mom.
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Motion Picture Rating
Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual content, thematic material, language and a mild drug reference
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Did You Know?
In the pizza shop after John is jogging he is talking to Nedderman his
shirt is covered in sweat, but in the next shot it is not, and then in the next shot the sweat is back, then the sweat is bigger and then it gets smaller. See more
To survive outside these walls, you need more than just math and science. The world does not stop for people who can spell fancy words or tell you the capital of Montana. The capital of Montana, Watson?
Who cares? Take a lap!
Who Do You Love
Written by Bo Diddley
(as Ellas McDaniel)
Performed by George Thorogood & The Destroyers
(as George Thorogood and The Destroyers)
Courtesy of Rounder Records
By Arrangement with Ocean Park Music Group See more
14 September 2007 (USA)
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Opening Weekend USA: $9,100,000,
16 September 2007
Gross USA: $25,799,486
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $33,683,200
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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