Billy Madison Movie Review Summary

Actors: Adam Sandler, Norm MacDonald

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The title character has been branded a failure and a loser by others, so he decides to go back to school and make something out of himself.
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The review of this Movie prepared by Teddy

Billy has to go back to school so he can take over his dad's company.
The review of this Movie prepared by Brady Lotz

This comedy is a simple minded, fun, and enjoyable time for lots of different types of people! It's the story of a rich man's son who, until now, did nothing but hang out w/ his alcoholic friends, get sunburned lounging by the pool, and stare at nudie magazines all day! After hearing that his hotel chain-owning father was going to give away the family business to Billy's rival (Eric), Billy decides to step up and try to win back his father's company by going back to school and proving he's more than he seems to be! It's a fun movie to watch and it's very memorable!
The review of this Movie prepared by kelly

Billy Madison is the son of a multi-millionare hotel chain owner who spends his days getting drunk and lounging by the pool. When Billy's father announces that Eric (Billy's rival) will take over the family business instead of him, Billy becomes angry and his father reveals that he had paid his way through school. In a fight to gain the family company and his father's respect, Billy goes back to school where he encounters hilarious students and teachers.
The review of this Movie prepared by Jenni P.

The plot in this movie's actually pretty simple - Billy is to inherit his father's Fortune 500 company, but first has to re-do grades 1-12 on his own, because originally his father bribed all his teachers to pass him (he's not very intelligent). Billy eventually woos his new third grade teacher and becomes involved with her. Billy overcomes Bryan, his father's greedy right hand man who will get the company if Billy fails. He graduates and then inherits the company; however, he gives it to a more deserving party.
The review of this Movie prepared by Chelsea

Spoiled, lazy 20-something Billy Madison is told that he is too irresponsible to take over his father's hotel chain when he retires, and the company will go to power-hungry little weasel Eric. However, Billy reaches a compromise. Billy must go to school again, first-12th grades, and complete each one in two weeks. If he does this, he gets the company. But it's not as easy as he first thought...
The review of this Movie prepared by Emily

Script Analysis of Billy Madison

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Plot & Themes

Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Comedy or Parody about    -   adult acting like child

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast    -   Pacific NW    -   California City?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   fancy mansion    -   school

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing    -   Some foul language

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