I didn't care much for the first "Jackass" film, though a few sequences were truly funny, so I avoided the sequels. But some
acquaintances told me that "Bad Grandpa" was much better and very funny, so I rented it on Netflix. I think I laughed as much
and hard through this movie as any I have ever seen, including "Airplane", "Dumb and Dumber", and "Something About Mary".
Rude and Crude, this is not for people who are easily offended, or find so-called "dumb" movies inherently unfunny. But if you
are open to any comedy that might really make you laugh, and you used to like "Candid Camera", then you will probably like
this one. Unlike the original Jackass films, this one has a story line going through it, and even approaches moments of slight
poignancy, despite its over the top gross-outs and hilarious sight gags. The credits are a riot too, so don't turn it off too soon.
I've now seen it 5 times, with different people, and still laugh hard at some of the gags and situations. The young boy in it
is excellent, and while it is a definite "R", much of it is okay for older children who have seen many PG-13 films. This one has
no mayhem, violence, gunplay, or explosions. Just a lot of sexual innuendoes, and one scene in a black dance club that is
graphic. But plenty of poor taste, so be advised.