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Father of the Year (2018)

TV-14 | | Comedy | 20 July 2018 (USA)
Before NYC, college valedictorian Ben visits his trailer park loser dad. Same evening Ben argues with Larry about whose dad can kick the other dad's ass. Loser dad hears of this and tries to beat up doormat dad and chaos follows.

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Tyler Spindel

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Cast overview, first billed only:
David Spade ... Wayne
Nat Faxon ... Mardy
Joey Bragg ... Ben
Matt Shively ... Larry
Bridgit Mendler ... Meredith
Jackie Sandler ... Krystal
Mary Gillis Mary Gillis ... Ruth
Jared Sandler ... Nathan
Bill Kottkamp ... PJ
Kevin Nealon ... Peter Francis
Peyton Russ ... Aiden
Melanie Hutsell ... Trey's Mom
Allen Covert ... Trey's Dad
Moses Storm ... Trey
Chris Titone ... Flasher
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When two buddies' drunken debate about whose father would win in a fight is taken seriously by one of their fathers, things go bad. Jobs are lost, relationships ruined, futures destroyed, and middle-aged men are knocked out. In this coming of age story about two recent college graduates spending a few weeks at home before they move to New York, our best friends come to grips with who their fathers really are as they start to see the world with adult eyes. Written by fabulousbakerboy-99990

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They've got one summer to make their kids proud.

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Trivia

This is the 15th Happy Madison movie Chris Titone, Adam Sandler's brother-in-law, has appeared in. See more »

Goofs

While David Spade is in the home-made truck pool, before the owner backs up the "Jacuzzi Jets" is placed in the rear bed. Next scene with the truck moving, the "Jacuzzi Jet" is removed from scene. See more »

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References Napoleon Dynamite (2004) See more »

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Written by Michael MacAllister, Michael Myers and Sunny Jain
Performed by Chris Carthage featuring Red Baraat
Courtesy of Songs Music Publishing, LLC
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Not bad compared to recent comedies
22 July 2018 | by kylekj-49868See all my reviews

A 6/10 for a comedy is ok in my book. Still doesn't have replay value but I'm happy to watch a comedy in this era that doesn't involve the plot line of everyone getting hammered or partying. It fell short but not a garbage movie.


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20 July 2018 (USA) See more »

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