Grandma's Boy

Level 1 Entertainment Released 2006




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Nicholaus Goossen

Grandma's Boy centers on the antics of Alex, a video game tester who lives with his friend, Josh. When Josh spends all of their rent money on hookers, he and Alex are evicted. After a failed attempt at moving in with a friend, Alex is forced to move in with his grandmother, Lilly. He is assigned household chores, but finds it hard to complete them as Lilly and her friends, Grace and Bea are always distracting him. A series of comedic events involving his grandmother and her friends ensue. As he becomes settled with his new living situation, Alex works on creating a new video game. Meanwhile, he meets a woman named Samantha at work. The two hit off and begin to date. Alex's life seems almost perfect until one day when he throws a party and a jealous co-worker, J.P. decides to get revenge on him.


Metacritic Score

  • 60

    Los Angeles Times

    It's as aimless and pointless as a joke told while stoned. There are some pretty decent shock-laughs, often provided by Jones, who hasn't ever been this nasty.

  • 50

    The New York Times Dana Stevens

    It cheerfully invites the audience to descend to their level, where no joke is too silly or raunchy, and a plot is just a way of passing time between game levels and bong hits.

  • 40

    Variety Ronnie Scheib

    Even Sandler diehards may pass on this mostly derivative paean to compulsive computer geekdom and male sexual dysfunction.

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    • Production budget - $5,000,000
      Domestic gross - $6,566,277 (182nd)

      Domestic adjusted for 2013 - $8,180,278

    • Other production companies:
      Happy Madison Productions
      Wilshire 1
      20th Century Fox (US distributor)

    • Filming locations:
      Los Angeles Center Studios, Downtown, Los Angeles, California
      Los Angeles, California

    • Taglines:
      1. Sex. Drugs. Nakedness. Rude language... And proud of it!
      2. A movie that proves your never to old to come of age.

    • Music:
      Another Day
      Written by Jenny Christmas & The Twenty Twos
      Performed by The Twenty Twos
      Written by S. Gaines & Devin Horwitz
      Performed by Zion I
      Written by David Craig, Barry Hyde, David Hyde & Ross Millard
      Performed by The Futureheads
      Dance to the Underground
      Written by Anthony Roman, Gregory Collins & Thomas Williams
      Performed by Radio 4
      Natural Disaster
      Written by Warren Fischer & Casey Spooner
      Performed by Fischerspooner
      A Fair Resort
      Written by Anders Pietsch
      Performed by CDOASS
      Never Win
      Written by Warren Fischer & Casey Spooner
      Performed by Fischerspooner
      Call the Cops
      Written by Kutmasta Kurt & Kool Keith
      Performed by Kool Keith
      Written by R. James
      Performed by Aphex Twin
      Little Girl
      Written by Ricky Jackson & Ran Jackson
      Performed by The Daylights
      Hit Me Again
      Written by Joshua Bitmead
      Performed by Neon
      Alive & Amplified
      Written by Sammy James Jr., Graham Tyler & The Matrix
      Performed by The Mooney Suzuki
      Can I Buy U a Drink
      Written by Kutmasta Kurt & Kool Keith
      Performed by Kool Keith & Kutmasta Kurt
      Talk Dirty to Me
      Written by Bobby Dall, C.C. Deville, Bret Michaels and Ricki Rocket
      Written by Peter McEvilley
      Performed by Peter "Peas" McEvilley
      Night on Fire
      Written by Craig Pfunder, Paul Buck, Mark Guidry & Mark Palgy
      Performed by VHS or Beta
      Written by Carl Restivo & Guy Rodriguez
      Performed by Mista Wizard & Guy Boogie
      Written by Chris Hathwell, Johan Bogeli & Blake Miller
      Performed by Moving Units
      Written by Kele Okereke, Russell Lissack, Gordon Moakes & Matt Tong
      Performed by Bloc Party
      Written by Neon Blonde
      Performed by Neon Blonde
      Sittin' Sideways
      Written by P. Slaton & S. Williams
      Performed by Paul Wall featuring Big Pokey of the S.U.C.
      Push It
      Written by Herbie Azor & Raymond Douglas Davies
      Can't Kick the Habit
      Written by Chris Barron, Jeff Cohen & Joost Sweegers
      Performed by The Spin Doctors
      Written by Tom Beaufoy & Chris Pardy
      Performed by Evil Nine
      Apartment 223
      Written by Kutmasta Kurt & Kool Keith
      Performed by Kool Keith
      Written by Warren Fischer, Casey Spooner & Linda Perry
      Performed by Fischerspooner
      STD Dance
      Written by Tim Anderson, Alex Ebert, Oliver Goldstein, Justin Meldal-Johnsen & Jon Waronker
      Performed by Ima Robot
      Grandma's Boyee
      Written by Kutmasta Kurt & Kool Keith
      Performed by Kool Keith & Kutmasta Kurt


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