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Grown Ups 2 (2013)

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Critic Consensus: While it's almost certainly the movie event of the year for filmgoers passionate about deer urine humor, Grown Ups 2 will bore, annoy, and disgust audiences of nearly every other persuasion.

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The all-star comedy cast from Grown Ups returns (with some exciting new additions) for more summertime laughs. Lenny (Adam Sandler) has relocated his family back to the small town where he and his friends grew up. This time around, the grown ups are the ones learning lessons from their kids on a day notoriously full of surprises: the last day of school. (c) Sony

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Cast

Kevin James
as Eric Lamonsoff
Adam Sandler
as Lenny Feder
Chris Rock
as Kurt McKenzie
David Spade
as Marcus Higgins
Salma Hayek
as Roxanne Chase-Feder
Maya Rudolph
as Deanne McKenzie
Maria Bello
as Sally Lamonsoff
Colin Quinn
as Dickie Bailey
Tim Meadows
as Malcolm
Jon Lovitz
as Squats Fitness Janitor
Shaquille O'Neal
as Officer Fluzoo
Georgia Engel
as Mrs. Lamonsoff
Peter Dante
as Officer Dante
Allen Covert
as Hippie Teacher
Steve Austin
as Tommy Cavanaugh
Milo Ventimiglia
as Frat Boy Milo
Jake Goldberg
as Greg Feder
Cameron Boyce
as Keithie Feder
Ada-Nicole Sanger
as Donna Lamonsoff
Frank Gingerich
as Bean Lamonsoff
Morgan Gingerich
as Bean Lamonsoff
Nadji Jeter
as Andre McKenzie
China Anne McClain
as Charlotte McKenzie
Kaleo Elam
as Ronny McKenzie
Ellen Cleghorne
as Mary Fluzoo
April Rose Pengilly
as Hot Dance Teacher
Dan Patrick
as Gym Teacher
Ebony Jo-Ann
as Mama Ronzoni
Halston Sage
as Nancy Arbuckle
Norm Crosby
as Kmart Employee
Melanie Hutsell
as Kmart Mother
Dennis Dugan
as Dr. Larry
Jackie Sandler
as Jackie Tardio
Sadie Sandler
as Sadie Tardio
Sunny Sandler
as Sunny Tardio
Chris Berman
as The Great Renaldo
Michael R. Kay
as Coach Romey
Kris Murrell
as Beefcake Kitty
Patty Ross
as Pizza Delivery Woman
Alyson Michalka
as Bikini Girl Savannah
Paulina Gretzky
as Bikini Girl Daisy
Andy Samberg
as Male Cheerleader
Jorma Taccone
as Male Cheerleader
Bobby Moynihan
as Male Cheerleader
Akiva Schaffer
as Male Cheerleader
Taran Killam
as Male Cheerleader
Paul Brittain
as Male Cheerleader
Erin Heatherton
as Ginger (Head Cheerleader)
David Henrie
as Frat Boy
Chris Titone
as Frat Boy
Jared Sandler
as Frat Boy
Jimmy Tatro
as Frat Boy
Lisa Garcia
as Soap Opera/Sexy Twin
Lizet Garcia
as Soap Opera/Sexy Twin
Tanya Akim
as Ice Cream House Worker
Robert Harvey
as Party Guest
Billy Concha
as Assistant Football Coach
Celeste Capasso
as High School Janitor
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Critic Reviews for Grown Ups 2

All Critics (108) | Top Critics (29)

Sandler's films have always been stupid, but the early stuff is pretty harmless; here the jokes almost always come at the expense of someone else, the kind of needless bullying one expects of a YouTube comment section.

Full Review… | July 28, 2014
Chicago Reader
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These movies are about four friends -- played by comedians -- remembering what it was like to be young. How much better for an audience would it be if they remembered what it was like to make comedy?

Full Review… | July 29, 2013
Grantland
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Grown Ups 2 delivers exactly what it's been advertising in trailers and on talk shows: grubby low-comic escapism.

Full Review… | July 12, 2013
Orange County Register
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This is pap, plain and simple: scattered raunch-lite devoid of emotional resonance.

Full Review… | July 12, 2013
New York Times
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It makes the first movie look like The Maltese Falcon.

Full Review… | July 12, 2013
New York Magazine/Vulture
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A movie of fools, by fools, for fools.

Full Review… | July 12, 2013
Film.com
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Audience Reviews for Grown Ups 2

Honestly I only half watched this. Usual Adam Sandler crapfest. If you've seen any in the last ten years, you will know exactly what to expect and how far to lower your expectations.

Nicki Marie
Nicki Marie

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Grown Ups 2 is a horrible piece of garbage that baffles me because why would they make a sequel to a really bad film. Adam Sandler was pretty funny back when he made Happy Gilmore, Big Daddy and The Wedding Singer, but nowadays, he just makes bad films that have no merit. Grown Ups 2 is such a film, one that doesn't have any good laughs going for it. It surprises me that Adam Sandler still has a career. Every film he makes is unfunny, pointless and a complete waste of time. Really, who wanted a sequel to Grown Ups? The first one was bad, and had no redeeming qualities. This sequel is just as awful. With Grown Ups 2, Adam Sandler just shows how much of a train wreck he has become. When Jack and Jill came out, and it showed us how incredibly awful he had become, I expected him to fall off the map. Well, unfortunately that wasn't to because, this lame comedian still find work. I liked a few of his films, but now, he just doesn't have that spark that made him amusing in such films like Happy Gilmore. Grown Ups 2, is yet again a collection of washed up comedians, who try way too hard at making you laugh with bad jokes and awful acting. This is an awful train wreck of a movie, and Grown Ups 2 joins the list of unnecessary sequels, but this one just stands out because, the original film was awful, and this sequel is just as bad as the original. Don't expect anything from this film because the writing, acting, and direction are just bad. Adam Sandler just recycles his same old routine, and it's just tiresome and painful to watch.

Alex roy
Alex roy

Super Reviewer

½

Really? a sequel? by now I'm sure we all know what happened and how this film somehow managed to sail high in the charts beating 'Pacific Rim'. Obviously Mr Sandler has a strong core fanbase that will endure anything he throws at them, and boy does he throw some stuff!. The plot is errr...geez I dunno really, there isn't a plot, this film is virtually one skit after another much like SNL. We are still following Sandler's character and his hectic family life, alongside him we are also still following the lives of his best friends too...and that's it. The only thing is there isn't really any point to what happens throughout, its just one set up for a silly childish joke, then on to the next silly childish set up. I guess this wouldn't be too bad if the jokes were funny, you look at classic spoof films like 'Naked Gun' or 'Airplane' and they are merely a collection of visual gag set ups. This film is the same accept the gags are tired, unoriginal and infantile, basically your standard toilet and sexual functions humour. Believe it or not but I actually found this sequel slightly enjoyable in places and better than the first, yep that's right. The main reason for this was the quite horrendously cringe worthy performance by Taylor Lautner and his snobby frat pack which was pure parody excellence. The other reason was the party finale where everybody dresses up in fancy dress, yet they all looked really good haha. Seriously they just looked really good, especially the guy as Tom Cruise from 'Risky Business'. Plus I must also give kudos for the big punch up in the finale which is completely farcical but a definite guilty pleasure in terms of sheer lunacy. I guess it gives you what you pay for, its not like anyone won't know what they're getting themselves into when they go to see this. You see an Adam Sandler film for certain reasons and this film delivers those reasons. So on one level it does its job, the problem is, it is pure pointless garbage in all honesty. The fart and belch gags with James were the worst thing in this film, I mean really Kevin...I thought you were a better comedian than that.

Phil Hubbs
Phil Hubbs

Super Reviewer

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