That's My Boy review

Yet another tired Adam Sandler movie

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Adam Sandler stumbles into his own movie about 10 minutes into That’s My Boy , and that’s where the fun ends.

First, there’s a sharp, acid-tongued prologue where his (barely) teenaged self impregnates his high-school teacher and becomes a media sensation.

It seems smart for a Sandler film, a mean bit of right-on satire jabbing at our scandal-crazed culture. Then the film begins.

Sandler’s son has grown up to be schlubby go-getter Andy Samberg. Sandler, broke, stupid and mumbling away in a ridiculous accent, needs his help.

They’re estranged. Tired antics ensue.

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Ken McIntyre is a freelance writer who has spent years covering music and film. You'll find Ken in the pages of Total Film and here on GamesRadar, using his experience and expertise to dive into the history of cinema and review the latest films. You'll also find him writing features and columns for other Future Plc brands, such as Metal Hammer and Classic Rock magazine.