Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa Synopsis
The signature Jackass character Irving Zisman (Johnny Knoxville) and Billy (Jackson Nicoll) will take movie audiences along for the most insane hidden camera road trip ever captured on camera.
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Boston Globe

By Peter Keough
It’s the kind of outrageous comedy that you might even take your folks to, though probably not your kids. Say what you will about Harmony...
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By Odie Henderson
In the few moments where he's left to prank people on his own, Bad Grandpa doesn't treat him like the clichéd potty mouthed kid out for...
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USA Today

By Scott Bowles
Rude, wrong and laugh-till-you-snort funny, Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa not only stands as the best installment (by bounds) of Johnny...
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The Dissolve

By Matt Singer
Though the plot is predictable, individual scenes (and individual targets) are anything but. In the film’s best moments, it’s more than...
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Is Knoxville going soft on us? Nah. Bad Grandpa is still the f***ed-up family movie of choice, especially if your family has done jail...
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Bill Zwecker
Bad Grandpa obviously is not for everyone, but Johnny Knoxville and “Jackass” fans will eat it up.
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True to the Jackass formula, some gags come off better than others, but there's some doozies in its midst.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By John DeFore
Some of these gags are hilarious.
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Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
As Jackass japes go, though, Bad Grandpa was better in concept and in its short, punchy TV commercials than it is as a feature.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
The uneven result is definitely not for prudish moviegoers, definitely funny for everyone else, and even approaches poignancy in one or two...
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The entire theatre was laughing. This is a great movie!

By jen76johnson
I don't know how anyone could give this a bad review. I consider myself a tough critic. Takes a lot for me to really enjoy a good movie. Honestly, the whole theatre was busting out laughing...

Laughted till I hurt

By adillon45
This is one of the best movies I have seem in a long time. The whole place was laughing, it flows so great. Jackson is an up and coming talent to watch, you can tell in the movie when Johnny is...


By stevenp2324
From the trailer i knew this was going to be somewhat funny. Seemed a bit cheesy but when i saw it i was really surprised and impressed with the direction they went. It features a story about a boy...

Bad Grandapa

By boogeyman1611
this movie was terrible,i love the jackass and jonny knox movies,but this was a swing and a miss.dont waste your money, its that bad....

Bad Grandpa!! Hilarious!!!

By sjuarez143
This movie is a MUST SEE!! So funny. The entire theater was gut busting laughing.... and they all even CLAPPED at the end!! So worth seeing it on the BIG SCREEN!!!...

Bad Grampa

Johnny Knoxville did not disappoint in Bad Grandpa. The grandson (Jackson Nicoll) was also hilarious. Bad Grandpa was crude and cringeworthy , of course I wouldn't expect anything less from a...

Take your Grandpa

By withcranes
I realize there is something juvenile and grossly unsophisticated about Jackass Productions movies. But I can't help it, this is just too funny. The kid is totally with it all the way. What a great...


By dcali
Of course we are huge Jackass fans, BUT, the whole theater was laughing!! I have to see this again because the parts I was laughing so hard I cried blurred my vision and the hidden camera reactions...

Funny and heartwarming

By Muerto Cupcake
I am a LONGTIME original Jackass fan, when they were just underground videos...and fast forward to now, I am pleasantly shocked they were able to integrate their gags into a real *cough cough*...

LOVED IT!! So funny

By britneyann2007
I hardly ever leave movie reviews but I had to on this one. I laughed pretty much during the whole movie, I like how they made it an actual story and it wasn't just a bunch of skits. But its...

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Rated R | For for strong crude and sexual content throughout, language, some graphic nudity and brief drug use
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Slightly less offensive Jackass movie with more heart.
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