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That's My Boy is a american film of genre Comedy directed by Sean Anders released in USA on 15 june 2012 with Adam Sandler

That's My Boy (2012)

That's My Boy
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Released in USA 15 june 2012
Length 1h56
Directed by ,    
OriginUSA
Genres Comedy,    Comedy-drama
Rating55% 2.799592.799592.799592.799592.79959

That's My Boy is a 2012 American comedy film starring Adam Sandler and Andy Samberg. The script was written by David Caspe and directed by Sean Anders.

The film is about an alcoholic slacker named Donny Berger who fathered a son with his school teacher. Donny owes $43,000 in back taxes to the IRS and will have to serve a 3-year sentence in prison if he does not pay it off by the end of the weekend, which happens to be his son's wedding weekend.

It was produced by Sandler's production company Happy Madison and shot in the Massachusetts area. It was released on June 15, 2012, and distributed by Columbia Pictures.

The film was a critical and commercial failure, and was consequently nominated for eight Golden Raspberry Awards, ultimately winning in the categories of Worst Actor and Worst Screenplay.

Synopsis

In 1984, Donny Berger's teacher, a hebephile named Mary McGarricle (Eva Amurri Martino), begins a sexual relationship with him. When she is discovered inciting him to sexual activity on a piano during an assembly, she is sentenced to a lengthy prison term where it is revealed she is pregnant. The court gives custody of the unborn child to Donny's abusive father until Donny himself is at the legal age to assume custody.

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