Wild Geriatric Antics Ensue in 'Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa' Trailer
by Ethan Anderton
July 31, 2013
Just recently we learned that Paramount Pictures was sending Johnny Knoxville in for the Paranormal Activity franchise in a date switch that would see a new Jackass movie hitting theaters in the form of Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa. Now the first trailer has arrived that finally shows us what kind of craziness we can expect in October. Knoxville reprises his old man character role of 86 year-old Irving Zisman from the Jackass series, this time on a road trip to take his 8 year-old grandson back to his father. But on the way, they get into the kind of trouble we've come to expect from the Jackass crew. Watch below!
Here's the first trailer for Jeff Tremaine's Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa, direct from Paramount:
Jackass crew member and film franchise director Jeff Tremaine is at the helm of Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa, which he co-wrote with Preston Lacy. 86 year-old Irving Zisman (Johnny Knoxville) is on a journey across America with his 8 year-old grandson Billy, introducing the young and impressionable boy to people, places and situations that give new meaning to the term childrearing. The duo will encounter male strippers, disgruntled child beauty pageant contestants, funeral home mourners, biker bar patrons and a whole lot of unsuspecting citizens. Paramount will release Bad Grandpa on October 25th. Look funny?
Reader Feedback - 13 Comments
As much hate as Jackass gets sometimes, I'm not gonna lie that had some funny moments. It definitely gives off a Borat/SBC vibe.
notalent on Jul 31, 2013
I love the idea of Jackass stunts/misbehavior combined with a loose story line. Having a boy dance to Cherry Pie at a girl's beauty pageant while throwing dollar bills on him is hilarious. There's social commentary in there somewhere but I'm too busy laughing to care.
Tyler Morgan on Jul 31, 2013
I was on the fence until the pageant, jumped in now with both feet.
97point6 on Jul 31, 2013
same here. I hate pageant culture and seeing it being smashed like that made me very happy.
Kento on Aug 1, 2013
Ok I'm sold!
N. on Jul 31, 2013
I was expecting the same 'ol jackass stuff but this looks so hilarious. I can't wait to see it.
Akwasi Asabere on Jul 31, 2013
Never was a big fan of the Jackass movies but boy, does this look hilarious!
Ricardo_PT on Jul 31, 2013
Well. I love Knoxville, but I thought this was just going to be the tired old Jackass routines, so I wasn't interested. But fucking with people disguised as the old man is goddamn brilliant!
grimjob on Jul 31, 2013
The end had me. lol. Grandpa flicking dollar bills haha.
Jim Dawkins on Jul 31, 2013
I wasn't expecting much, as some of the Irving Zisman skits in the Jackass movies are just a little too squirm-worthy for me, but I was very pleasantly surprised to see they seem to have threaded the needle pretty well this time, at least in the trailer. They'll get my $15 at least once.
truthsmiles on Jul 31, 2013
This looks like it will be a solid film for some good laughs. Can't wait.
IamSlave on Aug 1, 2013
That looks like a good laugh. I wonder if the grandpa nuts will make an appearance.
cobrazombie on Aug 4, 2013
One clap. That killed me.
Nielsen700 on Aug 9, 2013
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