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  • MTV Movie Award 2014 nominations announced

    MTV Movie Award 2014 nominations announced
    The nominations for the 2014 MTV Movie Awards have been released, with “American Hustle” and “The Wolf of Wall Street” leading the nominations with eight each. “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” follows close behind...
  • Box Office: 'Bad Grandpa' Wakes Up With $1.4 Million In Late-Night Showings

    Paramount's "Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa" started solidly with $1.4 million in late night shows in the U.S. on Thursday. The Johnny Knoxville comedy, which opens at 3,300 locations, looks likely to top the domestic box office over the fourth weekend of...
  • Film Review: 'Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa'

    If the "Jackass" movies have always spit exuberantly in the face of age and mortality, it's fitting that co-creators Johnny Knoxville, Spike Jonze and Jeff Tremaine have now given us one devoted to Knoxville's octogenarian alter ego, Irving Zisman....
  • Box office: 'Bad Grandpa' overpowers 'Gravity'

    Box office: 'Bad Grandpa' overpowers 'Gravity'
    This week, the pull of young men was stronger than "Gravity." Powered by the same audience that made the TV series "Jackass" into a money-making franchise, Johnny Knoxville's hidden camera-fueled movie earned an estimated $12.6 million on Friday....
  • Johnny Knoxville's 'Jackass: Bad Grandpa' Expected to De-Throne 'Gravity' with $30 Million Weekend

    The box office is set to come back to earth with a loud thump as Paramount's "Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa," starring Johnny Knoxville, looks to finally unseat "Gravity" with tracking in the $30 million range. But Warner Bros.' 3D champ "Gravity"...
  • 'Jackass Presents' the critical quandary of 'Bad Grandpa'

    What to do when good things happen in bad movies ... "Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa" got me thinking. The film is wildly inappropriate, ridiculously raunchy, mindlessly dangerous, comes with a warning label – and yet, I howled at the outrage...
  • 'Bad Grandpa' kicks 'The Counselor' to the curb at box office

    'Bad Grandpa' kicks 'The Counselor' to the curb at box office
    What goes up must come down, and so "Gravity" finally did this weekend, falling to the runner-up position as "Bad Grandpa" ruled the box office. Johnny Knoxville's hidden-camera prank flick was an easy No. 1 this weekend, debuting with a robust $32...
  • Why Spike Jonze and Catherine Keener were cut out of 'Bad Grandpa'

    Why Spike Jonze and Catherine Keener were cut out of 'Bad Grandpa'
    Here’s one scene you won’t be seeing in “Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa” when it hits theaters Friday. Rendered unrecognizable in heavy prosthetic makeup as his libidinous 86-year-old grandfather character, “Jackass”...
  • Knoxville's 'Bad Grandpa' to end box-office reign of 'Gravity'

    Knoxville's 'Bad Grandpa' to end box-office reign of 'Gravity'
    For three weeks, no film has been able to pull "Gravity" from its No. 1 orbit. But this weekend, Johnny Knoxville's prank flick "Bad Grandpa" will likely pull it off -- no joke. The inexpensive hidden-camera comedy from the "Jackass" creator is poised...
  • Review: Johnny Knoxville's 'Bad Grandpa' is higher-brow lowbrow

    Review: Johnny Knoxville's 'Bad Grandpa' is higher-brow lowbrow
    Words I thought I'd never write: "Jackass" Johnny Knoxville has made an actual movie. I don't mean the occasional part the actor takes in someone else's film, notably Luke Duke in 2005's "The Dukes of Hazzard." Or the string of stunts that migrated...
  • 'Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa'

    'Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa'
    The MTV show's trademark pranks get more structure by being attached to a script here, but those who know the series and its style can rest assured that the result doesn't stray from the familiar. Franchise staple Johnny Knoxville dons old-age makeup to...