Grandma's Boy (1922) - Rotten Tomatoes

Grandma's Boy (1922)

Grandma's Boy

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Harold Lloyd stars in a double role in this film, one of his most popular and enduring comedy classics. When he is chosen as a member of a posse to capture a notorious criminal, Harold confides in his grandmother (Hannah Townsend) that he is really a coward. She explains how his grandfather overcame his cowardice to capture some important military papers during the Civil War. She gives him a good luck charm that is really only the handle to an old umbrella. Harold has the courage to single handedly capture the fugitive without the use of a weapon. His heroism endears him to the girl (Mildred Davis) before he discovers his courage came from within and not from the charm.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Kids & Family, Classics, Comedy
Directed By: ,
Written By: H.M. Walker, Sam Taylor, Jean Havez, Harold Lloyd, Hal Roach
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Cast

Harold Lloyd
as Grandma's Boy
Dick Sutherland
as The Rolling Stone
Noah Young
as Sheriff of Dabney Co...
Wally Howe
as Townsman
Sammy Brooks
as Townsman
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Critic Reviews for Grandma's Boy

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (2)

Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Full Review… | March 25, 2006
New York Times
Top Critic

Lloyd is good at showing humiliation.

Full Review… | June 25, 2007
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Incorporates the best of the standard Harold Lloyd formula.

Full Review… | February 7, 2006
Old School Reviews

Full Review… | October 29, 2008
Decent Films Guide

Audience Reviews for Grandma's Boy

½

This movie is funny, but the story is predictable and cliched. Overall it's pretty good though, and if you like Lloyd's work you should see it, but it could have been better.

ajv2688
Aj V

Super Reviewer

An un-lame Grandma's Boy (the one where Doris Roberts kicks ass at the video game and the guy from all the Adam Sandler movies jerks off to the Barbie doll in his friend's bathroom and gets it all over his friend's mom when she walks in.

...ok, maybe that isn't so lame after all

this is a Harold Lloyd film from 1922, not to be confused with that lowbrow film from a couple of years ago of the same name

stev18mayo
steven mayo

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