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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 until Todd's 18th birthday. Now Donny resurfaces just before Todd's wedding after years apart, sending the groom-to-be's world crashing down.

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Sean Anders

Writer:

David Caspe
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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 son Todd (Andy Samberg) and raised him alone until Todd's 18th birthday. Now, after years apart, Donny suddenly shows up uninvited on the eve of Todd's wedding. Donny tries desperately to reconnect with Todd and is forced to deal with the results of his bad parenting skills. Written by Official site

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The story of a child... and his son. See more »

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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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Trivia

The only Vanilla Ice hit, "Ice Ice Baby", was accused of plagiarizing "Under Pressure" by Queen and David Bowie. The musician makes a joke of it in the movie. See more »

Goofs

(around 1 hr. and 22 min.) When Donny and Mary McGarricle are fingering on the glass, the top of the boom mic momentarily enters the shot. As turns out, this is actually the microphone from the TV crew. See more »

Quotes

[from trailer]
Jamie: [to Donny] Ever since you got here, Todd's been acting like a different person!
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Alternate Versions

When shown on Lifetime, after Todd mockingly says "nice suitcase" to Donny, Donny's follow-up line "This is a Hefty bag" is changed to "this is a garbage bag". See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Cut-Throats Nine (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Stick To My Guns
Written by Orr Kahlon, Offer Koren, Amir Neubach and Nahi Ninyo
Performed by The Genders
Courtesy of LoveCat Music
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Waste of Money
17 June 2012 | by joelguytSee all my reviews

A waste of money it was; not necessarily my money, but a waste of the large budget of this film. In no way do I think this film gave any value for its budget.

I found the film very shallow, and it disappointed in terms of entertainment. It was unnecessarily crude and the sex "jokes" were more than abundant. Of course, I expected such humour after watching the film's trailer, but it miraculously managed to turn out worse than the already low expectations.

The "jokes" were very childish and prompted me to smile, at most. The only parts I laughed at were people falling over/into things; the sense of humour really wasn't worth it.

The acting does not deserve credit. Actually, James Caan stood out as the only proper actor, in my opinion.

I really liked many previous comedies that starred Adam Sandler, and this film was real rubbish compared to any of them.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 June 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

I Hate You, Dad 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

Gross USA:

$36,931,089

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$57,719,093
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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