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That's My Boy (2012)

R | | Comedy | 15 June 2012 (USA)
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While in his teens, Donny fathered a son, Todd, and raised him as a single parent up until Todd's eighteenth birthday. Now, after not seeing each other for years, Todd's world comes crashing down when Donny resurfaces just before Todd's wedding.

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Sean Anders

Writer:

David Caspe
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Adam Sandler ... Donny
Andy Samberg ... Todd
Leighton Meester ... Jamie
Vanilla Ice ... Vanilla Ice
James Caan ... Father McNally
Milo Ventimiglia ... Chad
Blake Clark ... Gerald
Meagen Fay ... Helen
Tony Orlando ... Steve Spirou
Will Forte ... Phil
Rachel Dratch ... Phil's Wife
Nick Swardson ... Kenny
Peggy Stewart ... Grandma Delores
Luenell ... Champale
Ciara ... Brie
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Storyline

While still in his teens, Donny (Adam Sandler) fathered a son, Todd (Andy Samberg), and raised him as a single parent up until Todd's 18th birthday. Now, after not seeing each other for years, Todd's world comes crashing down on the eve of his wedding when an uninvited Donny suddenly shows up. Trying desperately to reconnect with his son, Donny is now forced to deal with the repercussions of his bad parenting skills. Written by Official site

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Everyone has a teenage crush... Donny's went a little too far. 30 years later... See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for crude sexual content throughout, nudity, pervasive language and some drug use | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 June 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Donny's Boy See more »

Filming Locations:

Brockton, Massachusetts, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,453,714, 17 June 2012, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$36,931,089

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$58,058,367
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Datasat | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Eva Amurri Martino, the young Mary McGarricle, played a young Helen in Dead Man Walking (1995). Susan Sarandon, the older Mary McGarricle, also played Sister Helen in Dead Man Walking (1995). Sarandon is Amurri Martino's mother. See more »

Goofs

In the high school flashback scene (set in 1984), the teenage character of Donny is seen carrying around an "ALF" lunch box. ALF premiered in 1986. See more »

Quotes

Bridesmaid: So you actually knew Todd's father?
Donny: Of course I knew the guy. He was handsome, he had fuckin' great hair, uh, a Jedi with the chicks. Went down on girls for a wicked long time 'cause he was a giver and he wanted to see others be happy.
Helen: Oh, I wish I could have met him.
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Soundtracks

Limelight
Written by Alex Lifeson, Geddy Lee and Neil Peart
Performed by Rush
Courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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It wasn't that bad, I thought it was hilarious!
16 July 2012 | by karljohnson7991See all my reviews

I do not see why there are so many people who hate on this movie, It is what it is, Its a comedy movie. In my opinion Sandler is going back to his comedic roots... I mean you cant tell me when he was on SNL and in some of his earlier movies he didn't act stupid, Maybe some of you reviewers are just getting old and don't know comedy anymore when you see it. See people need to stop critiquing a comedy like this based as though it was a movie in another genre. But thats just my opinion, If your looking for something funny I recommend seeing this. But you might need to be a specific age group, 12-36, I guess Sandler is tired of trying to make all you "old fools" laugh. Also Andy Samberg was great along with Will Forte and Nick Swardson, even though he only had like 4 lines.


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