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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

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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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

While the company is obviously fictional, many covers for the very real Game Informer Magazine are hung up around the office. 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

Features Demonik (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Apartment 223
Written by Kutmasta Kurt (as Kurt Matlin) & Kool Keith (as Keith Thornton)
Performed by Kool Keith (as Dr. Dooom)
Courtesy of Funky Ass Records
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Freaking hilarious
21 September 2007 | by ckaspereenSee all my reviews

One of the funniest movies I have ever seen, if not the funniest. As many others have said, this isn't highbrow comedy, but that doesn't make it any less enjoyable. The puns and gags are highly memorable, and there are a lot of lovable actors, many of which you wouldn't expect to see in a movie like this, which makes them even more entertaining.

Whenever my friends have a LAN, we have to watch this movie at least once, as most of them are game designers. Many people have said that the movie is unrealistic, but beyond the obvious physical and logistical deviations, the general attitude and behavior of the characters isn't too far off from what I see when I've been around my friends.

I can't believe anyone could rate this a 1. If you did, call the morgue, you are dead inside.


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