Club gave the a grade C- and called the film tired, was critical of the writing, and direction. On October 29, 2015, Lionsgate released the film's first poster and trailer. [28], Dirty Grandpa received negative reviews for its gross-out and shock humor that was also considered as sexist,[29] homophobic and racist. It grossed $105.2 million against a production budget of $25 million, but it was met with negative critical reception, and several critics called it the worst film they had ever seen. [7][5] Plaza said that she was inspired by the role because it was different from the characters she normally played, and was also inspired by the fact that the role let her engage in physical comedy. Right before his wedding, an uptight guy is tricked into driving his grandfather, a lecherous former Army Lieutenant Colonel, to Florida for Spring Break. A holiday gathering threatens to go off the rails when Ned Fleming realizes that his daughter's Silicon Valley millionaire boyfriend is about to pop the question. [4] It was then brought up to February 26, 2016, before finally being moved to January 22, 2016. "[26] On Metacritic, the film has a score of 21 out of 100 based on 27 critics, indicating "generally unfavorable reviews". He tries to assist his grandfather and console him for his loss, but was rather tricked into a spring break road trip; chasing youth once again. Zac Efron caught in a racy moment from the new Dirty Grandpa international trailer We've already seen Zac doing the Macarena in nothing but his birthday suit in the Dirty Grandpa trailer. Title: Zac Efron stepped out on the Georgia set of Dirty Grandpa on Tuesday, and all he was wearing was a pair of nude underwear. Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? ", "Jeff Bridges And Michael Douglas Up For Comedy Dirty Grandpa", "Zac Efron and Robert De Niro to Star in 'Dirty Grandpa' (Exclusive)", "Aubrey Plaza on 'Dirty Grandpa,' Twerking for Robert De Niro & That Permanent Death Stare", "Spring Breakers needed in Atlanta for 'Dirty Grandpa', starring Robert De Niro & Zac Efron", "Casting call: "Dirty Grandpa" with Zac Efron, Robert DeNiro needs extras", "Box Office Thursday Late Nights: 'Dirty Grandpa' Knocks In $660K, 'The Fifth Wave' Crashes In With $475K", "How DIRTY GRANDPA Made My Feminism Hurt: An Exposé", "Some of Hollywood's Most Successful Comedies Have a "Hipster Homophobia" Problem", "Reviews: Is 'Dirty Grandpa' Robert DeNiro's Worst Movie Ever? The two go to a golf course, where Dick flirts with two women. Taylor says the film is not sweet enough, or raunchy enough, and "seems unlikely to satisfy any audience" and concludes that De Niro's former fans will be left pleading for better. [2][3], The film was released in North America on January 22, 2016, alongside The 5th Wave and The Boy, and was projected to gross $10–13 million from 2,912 theaters in its opening weekend. [16][18], After filming officially ended, it was again scheduled to resume from April 27 to May 5, with the cast and crew filming spring break scenes on Tybee Island, Georgia. 142 of 226 people found this review helpful. He began acting professionally in the early 2000s and rose to prominence in the late 2000s for his leading role as Troy Bolton in the High School Musical trilogy (2006–2008). Zac Efron’s grandfather is the “Original Efron,” the actor says, but he’s also the original Zac Efron superfan. Zac Efron, Actor: The Greatest Showman. [17] Preliminary shooting of the film ended on February 13, 2015, in Hampton, Georgia. I usually don't feel compelled writing a review, but when reading most reviews already posted I needed to add the following: People complained about the movie being raunchy and containing too much dirty jokes, what else did you expect.. it literally has the word "dirty" in the title. John Bennett, a man whose childhood wish of bringing his teddy bear to life came true, now must decide between keeping the relationship with the bear, Ted or his girlfriend, Lori. The Blu-ray edition featured an unrated version of the film, including an audio commentary, a making-of, a gag reel, and three featurettes. Add the first question. Colonel Dick Kelly, asks Jason to drive him to Boca Raton, Florida due to his drivers license being suspended. "[42] On the way there, the two meet Jason's old photography classmate, Shadia, along with her friends Lenore and Bradley. "[37] Richard Roeper of the Chicago Sun-Times gave the film zero stars, and wrote: "If Dirty Grandpa isn't the worst movie of 2016, I have some serious cinematic torture in my near future. We've curated a list of lesser-known films to help you explore the space-time continuum from the comfort of your couch. with the help of Shadia and Lenore, the two men go on an adventure they'll never forget. Zac Efron is amazing as the stiff lawyer about to marry his fiancee. And, ultimately it even has a small underlying message to teach you.If you are looking for something more serious, then please don't go and then complain after, maybe try checking out something else. 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Ali G, BORAT en BRÜNO, volgt zijn filmregiedebuut I GIVE IT A YEAR op met deze hilarische komedie waarin Zac Efron (BAD NEIGHBOURS) met zijn opa Robert De Niro (LAST VEGAS) een road trip naar Florida maakt. The next day, Dick bails him out and tells Jason that his real reason for the trip was to convince Jason not to go through with the wedding. Right before his wedding, an uptight guy is tricked into driving his grandfather, a lecherous former Army Lieutenant Colonel, to Florida for Spring Break. [13], Principal photography began in Atlanta, Georgia on January 5, 2015. Dirty Grandpa is a 2016 American comedy film about a lawyer who drives his grandfather to Florida during spring break. Dick bails him out, and the two visit Dick's old Army friend Stinky in a nursing home. But he doesn’t look quite as cocky as usual, this time. When their new next-door neighbors turn out to be a sorority even more debaucherous than the fraternity previously living there, Mac and Kelly team with their former enemy, Teddy, to bring the girls down. Bradshaw wrote: "This grossout comedy takes De Niro fans into a new emotional phase that I can only call “post-despair”. The film's script was featured in the 2011 edition of the Black List, an annual listing of well received but unproduced scripts in circulation. [35] Pete Hammond of Deadline Hollywood said: "[...] Dirty Grandpa, is not just the worst movie [De Niro] has ever been in, but it may be the worst movie anyone has ever been in. [43] On Monday he paraded around in a bizarre fringed top for his new movie, Dirty Grandpa. [5][23], Dirty Grandpa grossed $35.5 million in the United States and Canada and $69.6 million in other territories for a worldwide total of $105.2 million, against a production budget of $11.5-25 million. 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