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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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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

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

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

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15 June 2012 (USA)  »

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Box Office

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$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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Trivia

Susan Sarandon also played Andy Samberg's mother in the Saturday Night Live (1975) digital shorts "Motherlover", "3-Way (The Golden Rule)" [skits recorded for Saturday Night Live (1975) by The Lonely Island (of which Samberg is a member), and Justin Timberlake]. See more »

Goofs

In the scene after Grandma finds all of the tissues on Donny's bed, Todd goes into the bathroom to wash his hands. When Todd comes out of the bathroom, the light is on, but when Donny says the line about "La Vida Loca," the light is off. See more »

Quotes

Jim Nance: Hey, hey, hey! You're killing me, man!
[Holds Belichick bobblehead]
Jim Nance: Don't mess with the genius!
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Soundtracks

Drive Me Crazy
Written by Jeffrey A. Freundlich, Jared Gill and Otto D'Agnolo
Performed by Chinatown
Courtesy of Fervor Records
By arrangement with Wild Whirled Music
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Unwatchable
16 July 2014 | by See all my reviews

No spoilers here, because I had to turn it off after about 25 minutes. That was literally as much waiting to see anything remotely funny or interesting as I could stand. And which makes me sad since I've liked, and even loved, other Adam Sandler films. When given a decent script with true humor and character development, he's displayed enough goofy charm and heart to overcome far-fetched situations, over-the-top, cartoonish, secondary characters, and a propensity for bad accents. This script wasn't even close to decent. The premise was totally unfunny at best, and probably takes the cake for sadness and sickness. Crudity substituted for freshness and humor, and not only were all the secondary characters cartoonish and undeveloped, but so were most of the leads. Sandler's character was totally devoid of charm, and his accent may have been the worst ever. Since his company produced it, he has no one to blame for a pathetic, crude, boring script but himself. And his choice begs the question: what was he thinking?


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