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"THAT'S MY BOY"
(2012) (Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg) (R)


Alcohol/Drugs Extreme
Blood/Gross Stuff Extreme
Disrespectful/Bad Attitude Extreme
Frightening/Tense Scenes None
Gun/Weapons Moderate
Imitative Behavior Extreme
Jump Scenes None
Music (Scary/Tense) None
Music (Inappropriate) Moderate
Profanity Extreme
Sex/Nudity Extreme
Smoking Minor
Tense Family Scenes Heavy
Topics to Talk About Heavy
Violence Heavy


QUICK TAKE:
Comedy: A down-on-his-luck man who impregnated his junior high-school teacher tries to reconcile with the now-adult son that the affair produced.
PLOT:
When Donny Burger (ADAM SANDLER) was in junior high school in 1984, he gained national fame for sleeping with Miss McGarricle (EVA AMURRI MARTINO), his gorgeous teacher, and impregnating her. The teacher was sent to prison, and Donny raised the baby boy as a single parent until his 18th birthday. The boy (ANDY SAMBERG), who Donny named "Han Solo," left home and broke off all contact with his dad who had become a drunk and was deeply in debt. He changed his name to Todd, put himself through college, launched a thriving hedge-fund career at a firm owned by financial guru Steve Spirou (TONY ORLANDO), and is now engaged to the beautiful and classy Jamie (LEIGHTON MEESTER).

Donny, though, discovers he owes the IRS more than $40,000. Even worse, he sees Todd's engagement photo in a publication and discovers that his son has changed his name and made up a story about his parents dying in an explosion. He's offered a large sum of money by tabloid TV host Randall Morgan (DAN PATRICK) to do a reunion show from prison featuring Todd and Miss McGarricle (later played by SUSAN SARANDON).

Donny tries to reconcile with Todd and get to know his fiancée, her military brother Chad (MILO VENTIMIGLIA), and their parents (BLAKE CLARK and MEAGEN FAY). He also reconciles with his best friend and fellow disgraced celebrity Vanilla Ice (HIMSELF). But his efforts to reach out to his son are complicated by his growing suspicions that Jamie is up to no good.

WILL KIDS WANT TO SEE IT?
Teenagers who are fans of Sandler and Andy Samberg will have some interest, especially with all of its raunchy elements.
WHY THE MPAA RATED IT: R
For crude sexual content throughout, nudity, pervasive language and some drug use.


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