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Grandma's Boy (2006)

R | | Comedy | 6 January 2006 (USA)
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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

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Taglines:

Sex. Drugs. Nakedness. Rude language... And proud of it! 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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Trivia

According to Nick Swardson in the pot smoking scene, Peter Dante was given fake weed. Peter then decided to get his own weed. So for each retake of that scene, he was lighting up real bong hits. Swardson stated that Peter, after the takes, said he "couldn't feel his legs" and that he needed to go to the hospital. See more »

Goofs

During the staff meeting scene at the beginning of the movie, Samantha hands out assignments and gives Kane levels 1-3. Later in the movie when Kane talks to J.P. about a possible change he says the characters are in levels 4 and 6. These are not the levels he was given to do. 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

The Opening and closing credits were based on the game "Galaga" See more »

Alternate Versions

There's an unrated version of the film which includes some extended scenes. See more »

Connections

Followed by That's My Boy (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Can't Kick the Habit
Written by Chris Barron, Jeff Cohen & Joost Sweegers
Performed by Spin Doctors (as Spin Doctors)
Courtesy of Ruff Nation Music
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Surprisingly Good Film, And Funny, Too
3 August 2010 | by gavin6942See all my reviews

A middle-aged video game tester is forced to live with his grandmother to make ends meet. He falls for a female video game employee, but he's in conflict with the biggest nerd of all: his boss.

I was happy to see Linda Cardellini after my recent run of watching "Freaks and Geeks", but she doesn't seem to be the same. Blond and set to be the girlfriend and nothing more in the film, this is quite the step down from her leading role. Nice to see her just the same.

I had no idea what this film was about, but didn't expect much. When I found it to be a funny film, with Adam Sandler connected to it (but not appearing in it), I was very pleased. I'm not very interested in drug humor, and there is plenty of that, but there's enough other stuff to make the drug references not completely overwhelming.

If you're into comedies like those with Adam Sandler, this is probably a good choice. I found that it had more heart than the "American Pie" films or anything with Will Ferrell.


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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:

$6,090,172

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$6,566,277
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Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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