That's My Boy (2012)

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AUDIENCE SCORE

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) Sony

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
Runtime:
Sony Pictures - Official Site

Cast


as Steve Spirou

as Father McNally

as Gerald

as Helen

as Himself

as Phil's Wife

as Grandma Delores

as Champale

as Brie

as Mrs. Ravensdale

as Mary McGarricle

as Young Donny

as Mary McGarricle (Pre...

as Himself

as Randall Morgan

as Jim Nance

as Bridesmaid

as Bridesmaid

as Bridesmaid

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as Bridesmaid

as Randall Morgan's Rec...

as School Buddy #1

as School Buddy #2

as Strip Club DJ

as Dante Spirou

as Convenience Store Ow...

as Hotel Desk Clerk #1

as Hotel Desk Clerk #2

as TV Version of Donny'...

as TV Version of Donny

as Lemonade Stand Kid

as Lemonade Stand Kid

as Father Shakalu

as Gym Coach

as Halo Stripper

as Tubby Tuke

as School Janitor

as Principal

as Naked Guy in Car

as Naked Lady in Car

as Female Gym Teacher

as Class President Cand...

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as Makeup Girl

as Cocktail Party Guest

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as Producer Tommy Klein...

as Joey the Cameraman

as Cameraman Charles Ho...

as Lou "Boom Mic" Giamm...

as Marathon Race Announ...

as Mary McGarricle

as Hotel Desk Clerk #1

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
Quickflix

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
Deadspin

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

½

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?

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Daniel Perry

Super Reviewer

two stars!

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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.

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Nicki Marie

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