‘Jackass Presents Bad Grandpa’ takes a mischievous journey into comedy

COVER SHOT– Blu-Ray cover for "Jackass Presents Bad Grandpa" out today. (Courtesy of H+M)
COVER SHOT– Blu-Ray cover for “Jackass Presents Bad Grandpa” out today. (Courtesy of H+M)

 

By Jesus Figueroa

 

Johnny Knoxville reprises oldman Irving Zisman in “Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa” for a hectic and funny road trip movie.

Although this film has a young kid as part of its cast, many of the laughs come at a more grown up immature humor in the same fashion as previous “Jackass” movies.

The pranks are childish and are performed by both Irving and young Billy, played by Jackson Nicoll.

This film contains a small story which adds some heartwarming moments to this film full of laughs.

Irving’s wife Ellie, played by Catherine Keener, dies and he attends her funeral.

Knoxville is a veteran to the Jackass franchise and provides risky, yet funny pranks.

The young Nicoll seems to have fun going along with Knoxville and his hilarity. He’s a charismatic kid who hooks the audience’s attention.

During the funeral, Irving’s daughter Kimmie, played by Georgina Cates, to bring Billy to his grandpa.

Kimmie is headed back to jail for violating parole and Billy needs to be taken to stay with his father Chuck, played by Greg Harris.

The road trip starts off cruel and hilarious with innocent pranks played on unsuspecting people.

The towns travelled along the course of the film seem to be in shock when some of the outrageous stunts are performed.

This film contains hilarious shenanigans which are sure to make audiences laugh. The new Blu-Ray version contains scenes not seen in theaters.

BAD TO THE BONE– Irving Zisman, played by Johnny Knoxville, right, takes his eight-year-old grandson Billy, played by Jackson Nicoll, on a road trip to get Billy to his father's custody in "Jackass Presents Bad Grandpa." (Courtesy of H+M)
BAD TO THE BONE– Irving Zisman, played by Johnny Knoxville, right, takes his eight-year-old grandson Billy, played by Jackson Nicoll, on a road trip to get Billy to his father’s custody in “Jackass Presents Bad Grandpa.” (Courtesy of H+M)

Some of these scenes are a bit extreme and may not be in good taste, but they provide cheap laughs that at time make audiences feel uncomfortable.

From outrageous behavior at a wedding to disrespectful acts at a funeral, the film holds back nothing even with an eight-year-old boy as a cast member.

The new scenes added to the Blu-Ray are fresh and keeps up the laughs.

“Jackass Presents Bad Grandpa” comes to Blu-Ray with an extended cut today.

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