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The Fugly Five

24 Jun

You don’t go see a movie like Grown Ups because you think it’ll be good.

You see it because you like the stars and you hope it’ll be funny.

Thankfully, you get what you pay for.

Adam Sandler and his pals Kevin James, Rob Schneider, David Spade, and Chris Rock star as childhood friends who reunite (in “New England”) for the funeral of their beloved basketball coach and decide to stay together with their families over the July 4th holiday at a scenic lake house.

There’s really no more plot than that.

Good times and insults follow, as do other fellow former Saturday Night Live stars like Maya Rudolph, Colin Quinn, Tim Meadows, and, in a brief cameo, Norm MacDonald (plus Salma Hayek, Maria Bello, and Sandler movie mainstay Steve Buscemi). Continue reading

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