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Bad Grandpa .5 (2014)

Unrated | | Comedy | Video 3 June 2014
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An unrated version of Bad Grandpa which includes over 40 minutes of additional outtakes and interviews.

Director:

Jeff Tremaine

Writers:

Fax Bahr (story), Spike Jonze (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Credited cast:
Marilynn Allain Marilynn Allain ... Receptionist
Georgina Cates ... Kimmie
Madison Davis Madison Davis ... Juggalo Girl
George Faughnan George Faughnan ... Juggalo Guy
Gregorio Gregorio ... Chuck (as Greg Harris)
Kamber Hejlik Kamber Hejlik ... Doctor
Spike Jonze ... Gloria
Catherine Keener ... Ellie
Jill Killington ... Pageant Reporter (as Jill Kill)
Johnny Knoxville ... Irving Zisman
Grasie Mercedes ... Hostess
Jackson Nicoll ... Billy
John Polnik John Polnik ... Funeral Worker
Carl Watts ... TSA passenger
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Storyline

Bad Grandpa .5 gives you a whole new perspective on the world of Irving Zisman with new scenes and pranks also featuring Spike Jonze as "Gloria" and Catherine Keener as Irving's wife "Ellie", plus a look at the evolution of Johnny Knoxville's naughty alter-ego, the makeup effects, and a behind-the-scenes peek at the idiocy it takes to make a hidden camera movie in public. Written by Paramount Home Media Distribution (PHMD) [us]

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Comedy

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Trivia

The beginning of the movie is a direct parody of the opening credits to the 1970s show "The Rockford Files". See more »

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Follows Jackass (2000) See more »

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Bad Grandpa - Titelsong
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A Bit Behind the Creative Process
6 July 2014 | by gavin6942See all my reviews

An unrated version of Bad Grandpa which includes over 40 minutes of additional outtakes and interviews.

If people are looking for another "Bad Grandpa" film, this is not it. Also, very few of the pranks shown here could be said to be on the level of or better than anything shown in the film. Instead, this is essentially a feature-length behind the scenes look.

Generally, "making of" segments are not all that interesting to anyone beyond big fans of a film or film geeks who like to see how the sausage is made. This is an exception in a good way. When you see the finished product, you likely have no idea how many hours of footage are needed to make a 90-minute film. With pranks that get cut or need several attempts, this sort of film (more than any other) requires excessive work that will never get recognized.

This film also showcases the makeup and we see why the film was nominated for an Oscar (and why it should have won). Perhaps most interesting is getting to see Spike Jonze on a personal level. This is the genius behind "Being John Malkovich", "Adaptation" and "Her"... yet he still pulls pranks and skateboards with the Knoxville crew rather than schmooze with A-listers. Such an interesting character.


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Language:

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Release Date:

3 June 2014 (USA) See more »

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Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa .5 See more »

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