That's My Boy (2012) - Rotten Tomatoes

That's My Boy (2012)



Critic Consensus: While it does represent a new foray into raunch for the normally PG-13 Sandler, That's My Boy finds him repeating himself to diminishing effect - and dragging Andy Samberg down with him.

Movie Info

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. -- (C) Sonymore
Rating: R (for crude sexual content throughout, nudity, pervasive language and some drug use)
Genre: Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: David Wain, Ken Marino, David Caspe
In Theaters:
On DVD: Oct 16, 2012
Box Office: $36.9M
Sony Pictures - Official Site


Tony Orlando
as Steve Spirou
James Caan
as Father McNally
Vanilla Ice
as Himself
Rachel Dratch
as Phil's Wife
Peggy Stewart
as Grandma Delores
as Champale
as Brie
Ana Gasteyer
as Mrs. Ravensdale
Eva Amurri
as Mary McGarricle
Justin Weaver
as Young Donny
Susan Sarandon
as Mary McGarricle (Pre...
Todd Bridges
as Himself
Dan Patrick
as Randall Morgan
Rex Ryan
as Jim Nance
Dana Min Goodman
as Bridesmaid
Julia Wolov
as Bridesmaid
Abigail Klein
as Bridesmaid
Carrie Wiita
as Bridesmaid
Rebecca Marshall
as Bridesmaid
Erin Andrews
as Randall Morgan's Rec...
Sam Kaufman
as School Buddy #1
Daniel Mendelson
as School Buddy #2
Colin Quinn
as Strip Club DJ
Peter Dante
as Dante Spirou
Rao Rampilla
as Convenience Store Ow...
Chris Titone
as Hotel Desk Clerk #1
J.D. Donaruma
as Hotel Desk Clerk #2
Alan Thicke
as TV Version of Donny'...
Ian Ziering
as TV Version of Donny
Sadie Sandler
as Lemonade Stand Kid
Sunny Sandler
as Lemonade Stand Kid
Abdoulaye N'Gom
as Father Shakalu
Baron Davis
as Gym Coach
Amber Paul
as Halo Stripper
Johnny Cocktails
as Tubby Tuke
Dennis Dugan
as School Janitor
Allen Zwolle
as Principal
Jason Venezia
as Naked Guy in Car
Kristen Valinch
as Naked Lady in Car
Sheriden Thomas
as Female Gym Teacher
Claude Tondreau
as Class President Cand...
Michael J. Cammiller...
as Member of Jazz Trio ...
Scott Beardsley
as Member of Jazz Trio ...
Christian E. Boeger
as Member of Jazz Trio ...
Sue Lee
as Makeup Girl
Robert Harvey
as Cocktail Party Guest
Randall Morgan
as Camera Crew Member
Paul Pabst
as Producer Tommy Klein...
Todd Fritz
as Joey the Cameraman
Patrick O'Connor
as Cameraman Charles Ho...
Andrew J. Perloff
as Lou "Boom Mic" Giamm...
Rich Eisen
as Marathon Race Announ...
Eva Amurri Martino
as Mary McGarricle
Christopher Titone
as Hotel Desk Clerk #1
Brad Grunberg
as Tubby Tuke
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Critic Reviews for That's My Boy

All Critics (113) | Top Critics (31)

The basic joke keeps on giving and the sweetness of the parent-child bonding scenes plays well.

Full Review… | September 5, 2012
Time Out
Top Critic

There is nothing creative, amusing, valuable or interesting about Sandler's work. That's My Boy isn't the worst film I have ever seen; it's just one of the saddest and most exhausting.

Full Review… | November 25, 2013

This crude and unfunny comedy is easily the worst movie of 2012.

Full Review… | June 30, 2013
Big Hollywood

Yet again Adam Sandler has taken a fairly clever concept for a broad comedy and just detonated it with some of the stupidest, most repetitive gags imaginable.

Full Review… | February 12, 2013

Crass comedy That's My Boy adds close-to-the-knuckle raunchiness to Sandler's usual mix of stupidity and sentimentality.

Full Review… | January 29, 2013
Movie Talk

[M]ay be the most repulsive movie I've ever seen... [L]ike the evil Mirror Universe version of Ted.

Full Review… | January 22, 2013
Flick Filosopher

Audience Reviews for That's My Boy


Not as bad as it could have been... Somewhere in this movie is a tolerable story about an estranged father and son, and around it is the usual Sandler frat boy schtick. It's immature, it's gross, but I've got to admit: I laughed. Nowhere near as bad as Bulletproof, I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry, or Little Nicky, but can't keep up with Happy Gilmore or Billy Madison either. What you see is what you get: Sandler using the money from his past successes to give younger, funnier actors an opportunity and to keep his usual crew employed. It's forgettable, disposable work, but honestly... were you expecting anything better?

Daniel Perry

Super Reviewer

two stars!

MisterYoda ?

Super Reviewer

Yep, another Sandler stinker. I honestly don't know why I keep doing it to myself. It's clear he's never going to make another Wedding Singer.

Nicki Marie

Super Reviewer

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