• Grandma's Boy (2006)

Grandma's Boy

Release Date: 2006

DVD Release Date: May 9th, 2006

R |1 hr 34 min

Plot Summary

When he and his roommate can't pay their rent, video game creator Alex (Allen Covert) finds himself homeless and moves in with Lilly (Doris Roberts), his wacky grandmother. Lilly and her elderly pals like to hang out in front of the television all day, but their constant presence puts a damper on Alex's social life and pot smoking. Alex wants to court co-worker Samantha (Linda Cardellini), but he's preoccupied by a rivalry with another game designer, so the would-be relationship is in limbo.

Cast: Doris Roberts, Allen Covert, Shirley Jones, Shirley Knight, Nick Swardson, Jonathan Loughran, Linda Cardellini, David Spade

Director: Nicholaus Goossen

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Twentieth Century Fox

Keywords: Family, Office, Hilarious, Madcap, Transformation, Quest, 2000s, Rivalry

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 38
    Liam LaceyThe Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    An Adam Sandler movie without Adam Sandler, it turns out, is not necessarily an improvement. show more

  • 25
    Jami BernardNew York Daily News

    There's no drug potent enough to make Grandma's Boy worth 87 minutes of your life. show more

  • 40
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    The film doesn't have much in the way of genuine laughs despite a plethora of attempted gags, but it does have a geniality that makes it hard to entirely dislike. show more

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