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Bad Grandpa (2013)

R | | Comedy | 25 October 2013 (USA)
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86-year-old Irving Zisman takes a trip from Nebraska to North Carolina to take his 8 year-old grandson, Billy, back to his real father.

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Gregorio ...
Chuck (as Greg Harris)
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Kimmie
Kamber Hejlik ...
Doctor
Jill Killington ...
Pageant Reporter (as Jill Kill)
Madison Davis ...
Juggalo Girl
George Faughnan ...
Juggalo Guy
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Funeral Worker
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Gloria
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Ellie
Marlon Davis ...
Himself
Quintin Duncan ...
Himself
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Storyline

Eighty-six-year-old Irving Zisman is on a journey across America with the most unlikely companion: his eight-year-old grandson Billy, in "Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa". Jackass characters Irving Zisman (Johnny Knoxville) and Billy (Jackson Nicoll) will take movie audiences along for the most insane hidden camera road trip ever captured on camera. Along the way Irving will introduce the young and impressionable Billy to people, places, and situations that give new meaning to the term "childrearing". The duo will encounter male strippers, disgruntled child beauty pageant contestants (and their equally disgruntled mothers), funeral home mourners, biker bar patrons, and a whole lot of unsuspecting citizens. Real people in unreal situations, making for one really messed up comedy. Written by Paramount Pictures PR

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Rated R for strong crude and sexual content throughout, language, some graphic nudity and brief drug use. | See all certifications »

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25 October 2013 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$32,055,177, 27 October 2013, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$102,003,019

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$151,831,537
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Trivia

It took three hours to apply the old age make-up on Johnny Knoxville every morning. See more »

Goofs

In the diner where Irving and Billy are having their farting contest, Billy is seen eating his breakfast, when shown again he is eating chicken parmesan. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Billy: [at the law office] You know what I wanna be when I grow up?
Lady: What?
Billy: A fisherman. I want to go fishing everyday 'till I'm rich so I can move right next to the jailhouse so I can be close to my mommy. She got arrested for drugs again, so she has to go back.
Lady: I'm sorry to hear that.
[gives Billy an awkward look]
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In memory of Ryan Dunn appears at the end of the film's credits. See more »


Soundtracks

Think Twice (Version X)
Written by Clyde Otis, Joe Shapiro and Jimmy Williams
Performed by Jackie Wilson and Laverne Baker
Courtesy of Brunswick Records
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Best Comedy I've seen in awhile
5 January 2014 | by See all my reviews

I'll start this review by saying I've never really got all the humor of the Jackass crew. Well that's not true, I got a lot of the humor, but it was interrupted by cringe worthy bits that turned me off to them in general over the years. I really did try to like the first couple of Jackass movies, but they were more sporadic laughs and face palming, than comedy gold. This movie looked funny from the previews so I thought why not give the Jackass genre another shot. I couldn't of been more surprised. This movie had me laughing end to end, and only giving me time to breath in-between. The number of face palming instances I could count on my hand, which was the most surprising. There were two points in the movie that had me dying, and thinking genius, as I just shook my head reeling with laughter. I'm not the easiest person to get to laugh out loud, but this movie had me doing it regularly. A great watch, highly recommend.


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