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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

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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

During the climactic video game scene, J.P. attempts to insult Lilly by telling her that Murder, She Wrote (1984) is on. Doris Roberts (Lilly) appeared on two episodes of Murder, She Wrote (1984). See more »

Goofs

When Alex puts the tray of food in his grandma's oven, there is a banana in the corner of the tray. When he opens the oven later to take the food out, the banana is gone. 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 Halo: Combat Evolved (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

Can I Buy U a Drink
Written by Kutmasta Kurt (as Kurt Matlin) & Kool Keith (as Keith Thornton)
Performed by Kool Keith & Kutmasta Kurt
Courtesy of Oglio Records/Dmaft Records
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Naughty, nasty, vulgar; brilliantly cast and acted and funny as hell.
19 November 2006 | by localhero83See all my reviews

"Grandma's Boy" is a comedy in the truest sense of the genre, there is only one serious plot line in the whole movie and it is immediately transformed into one of the funniest scenes in the film.

I didn't see the movie in a theater, so I don't know how a large audience reaction would have been. However, all of 5 adults in my household - ranging in age from 18 to 59 - laughed 'til it hurt at least 6 or 7 times when we watched the DVD.

But just a few names in the supporting cast shows that this was a film brimming with gifted comedic talent. Among others, they include: Doris Roberts, Shirley Jones, Shirley Knight, Kevin Nealon, David Spade and Rob Schneider. Great talent, great writing, great performances make for a great bawdy comedy.

I'd put "Grandma's Boy" the same category as "Animal House". To me it is just as funny. It won't achieve the classic status of the latter because it is neither the first nor the best of its kind. But it is very funny and, for non-prudes, well worth the rental price


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