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Grandma's Boy (2006)

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A thirty-five-year-old video game tester has to move in with his grandma and her two old lady roommates.

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Nicholaus Goossen
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Linda Cardellini ... Samantha
Allen Covert ... Alex
Peter Dante ... Dante
Shirley Jones ... Grace
Shirley Knight ... Bea
Joel David Moore ... J.P.
Kevin Nealon ... Mr. Cheezle
Doris Roberts ... Grandma Lilly
Nick Swardson ... Jeff
Jonah Hill ... Barry
Kelvin Yu ... Kane
Chuck Church Chuck Church ... Dan
Scott Halberstadt Scott Halberstadt ... Bobby, Co-Worker #1
Heidi Hawking ... Milk Maid
Shana Hiatt ... Pamela Mills
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Storyline

When his roommate spends the rent money on hookers, Alex, a 35 year old video game tester has to find a new place to live. After an "encounter" with his friend's mom, Alex is forced to move in with his grandmother. Trying to save face with his younger co-workers, Alex says that "a really cute chick said I could sleep with her and her two crazy girlfriends" (meaning his grandmother and her two roommates). Written by epandzik23

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

A movie that proves you're never too old to come of age. See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for drug use and language throughout, strong crude and sexual humor, and nudity | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 January 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Nana's Boy See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,009,341, 8 January 2006

Gross USA:

$6,088,249, 19 February 2006
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

When Grandma Lilly (Doris Roberts) is outside gardening, Samantha (Linda Cardellini) pulls up in Kane's (Kelvin Yu's) car. Lilly turns to talk to Samantha, the house behind her is the same house used as the Manor in Charmed (1998). You can also see Grandma Lilly's house in Charmed (1998). The last season of Charmed (1998) was filmed about the same time as this movie. See more »

Goofs

When Alex's grandma first takes him to his room, Alex puts his bag with the X-Box in it on his bed. The scene then changes and the bag is now on top of the TV and Alex's laptop is on his bed instead. A deleted scene (found on the DVD) takes place between these events, where Alex is looking for the proper A/V inputs on the television and puts the X-Box on top of the TV. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Josh: [playing video game] Fuck! Stop hitting me!
Alex: This is like if Tyson fought an infant.
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Crazy Credits

During the Happy Madison logo, the old man (actually Adam Sandler's late father, Stanley) instead of saying his usual "Terrific!", says "Oh, boy..." See more »

Connections

References Knights of the Round Table (1953) See more »

Soundtracks

Push It
Written by Hurby Luv Bug Azor (as Herbie Azor) and Ray Davies (as Raymond Douglas Davies)
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User Reviews

 
This film would have sucked had Sandler been in it
15 January 2006 | by cindy-201See all my reviews

One of the funniest movies beginning to end that I've seen in a very very long time. Allen Covert did a REMARKABLE job writing this film, and It's easy to see where Sandler really gets his material from. Nick Swardson (Terry the gay male prostitute from Reno 911) was absolutely hilarious. Linda Cardellini (ER) was great too... I don't know how many women in the gaming industry are as cute as she is - but - it was great to see her in something as funny as Grandma's Boy after seeing her every week on ER for the last couple years. Having exposure to gamers - a couple of whom are testers, I don't think this flick could have been *much* more accurate. Overall - I LOVED this movie. Start to finish it just got progressively funnier. GOOD JOB MR. COVERT!


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