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[[File:Maxkeebledvdcover.jpg|thumb|300px|right]] '''Max Keeble's Big Move''' is a live action comedy film made in 2001 that was made by Disney. It starred Alex D. Linz as the titular character, along with Zena Gray, Josh Peck, Larry Miller, Robert Carradine, Nora Dunn, Noel Fischer, and Orlando Brown, as well as directed by Tim Hill. It was released on October 5, 2001, and rated PG for bullying and rude behavior
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{{Infobox film
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|name= Max Keeble's Big Move
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|image= Maxkeeblemovieposter.jpeg
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|director= Tim Hill
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|producer= Mike Karz
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|writer= David L. Watts<br>James Greer<br>Jonathan Bernstein<br>Mark Blackwell
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|music= Michael Wandmacher
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|cinematography= Arthur Albert
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|editing= Tony Lombardo
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Peck Prior
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|studio= [[Walt Disney Pictures]]
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Karz Entertainment
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|distributor= [[Buena Vista Pictures Distribution]]
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|release= [[October 5]], [[2001]]
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|time= 86 minutes
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|country= United States
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|language= English
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|budget= $25 million}}'''''Max Keeble's Big Move''''' is a [[2001]] live-action American comedy film produced by [[The Walt Disney Company|Disney]]. It was directed by [[Tim Hill]] and written by David L. Watts, James Greer, Jonathan Bernstein and Mark Blackwell, and starring Alex D. Linz, [[Larry Miller]], [[Jamie Kennedy]], [[Nora Dunn]], and [[Robert Carradine]].
   
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The film was released in the United States on [[October 5]], 2001 by Walt Disney Pictures. It received mixed reviews from critics and grossed $18 million against its $25 million budget.
   
 
==Plot==
 
==Plot==
Max Keeble, a young paperboy, is getting ready for his first year in middle school, and he wishes to become cool after being a nerd in previous years. He constantly faces off against Evil Ice Cream Man, who pretends to be a bionic supervillain while he is really just a cheap ice cream man. The principal, Elliot Jindrake, hates children and plots to demolish Max' beloved animal shelter so that he can become the next chairman after the current one, "Crazy Legs", retires. Max, alongside his best friends Megan and Robe, are frequently bullied by childhood friend Troy McGinty and former millionaire Dobbs.
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[[Max Keeble]], a young paperboy, is getting ready for his first year in middle school, and he wishes to become cool after being a nerd in previous years. He constantly faces off against the [[Evil Ice Cream Man]], who pretends to be a bionic supervillain while he is really just a cheap ice cream vendor. The principal, [[Principal Elliot T. Jindrake|Elliot Jindrake]], hates children and plots to demolish Max's beloved animal shelter so that he can become the next chairman after the current one, "Crazy Legs" Knebworth, retires. Max, alongside his best friends, [[Megan]] and [[Robe]], are frequently bullied by former childhood friend [[Troy McGinty]] and former millionaire Dobbs. At his first day of school, Troy launches Max to a dumpster and he had to attend to the school assembly covered in trash. Then Dobbs steals Max's lunch money, which Mrs. Styles let him do by thinking it's an investment advice.
   
Max' father, Don, acts in embarrassing commercials, but he gets a promotion eventually. This forces his family to move to Chicago in a week. Max steals a metal spring from Evil Ice Cream Man, places it in Dobbs' briefcase, steals Dobbs' handheld, and frames Evil Ice Cream Man for it. Evil Ice Cream Man is hated and insulted by young customers, and his ice cream begins to melt. He hears that it was Dobbs' fault, and when Dobbs confronts him about stealing his handheld, they insult each other by destroying the items. Max framed Evil Ice Cream Man for setting up Dobbs, and their hate resumes.
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After Jindrake announces that he will be building a new football stadium and recruited European exchange students, there has been a mysterious budget cut in which there aren't enough money for textbooks, musical instruments, medicines, and food. As well Max investigates who will close the animal shelter and Jindrake admits in his face also that he will because he hates children and animals, and he is willing to get rid of the animals and punish everyone unfairly.
   
Troy gets rid of Max due to fear that he is the next target. Elliot blames Max and is very hard on him. Troy, just like he thought, is the next target. He was once scared of a cartoon frog, MacGoogles, and is now terrified. Max plays the theme song in the science room across from Troy's locker, scaring Troy slightly. He then gets MacGoogles to trap Troy in the gym, where he is found by a sports coach. Troy overcomes his fear. Max puts animal food in Jindrake's breath mints, making the animals from the animal shelter go near Jindrake's mouth. He then hosts a food fight.
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Max' father, [[Don Keeble]], acts in embarrassing commercials, but he gets a promotion. Eventually, this forces his family to move to [[Chicago]] in a week besides of Max's and his mother [[Lily Keeble|Lily's]] objections. The next day, Troy puts Max in the toilet, and when he's late for class, Mrs. Styles punishes him with an essay even it isn't his fault. Then he comes to think that he can get revenge on his bullies as he will be gone for when they find out what he did and asks Robe and Megan to help him get revenge. First, Max steals a metal coil from the Evil Ice Cream Man's truck and places it on Dobbs' doorstep. Then he steals Dobbs' handheld, and frames the Evil Ice Cream Man for it. When the Evil Ice Cream Man is hated and insulted by young customers, and his ice cream begins to melt, he hears that it was Dobbs' fault, and when Dobbs confronts him about stealing his handheld, they insult each other by destroying the items. Then in the junkyard, Max uses the excavator to lift the ice cream truck and splash them with the melted ice cream.
   
Don quits his job and Max stays home, unknown to Max, who goes to a milkshake party that is hosted by his love interest, [[Jenna|Jenna and]] her friends. Megan and Robe are suffering because of the vengeance methods that Max unleashed. Megan, Max, Robe, and the rest of the school gather around Troy and Dobbs, trapping them. Both Dobbs and Troy try to place the blame on each other, making them both angry. The others take back the school. Max picks up Dobbs and Troy and dumps them in the trash composter together. Evil Ice Cream Man is left unharmed. Jindrake's new basketball court, which he was building over the animal shelter, is ruined and the bulldozers pursue Jindrake. Jindrake is then fired when his plot of fiddling with the school budget is exposed by Max. Evil Ice Cream Man closes in on Max as the film ends.
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Later Max and Robe get revenge on Troy by using his greatest fear, McGoogles the frog (a Scottish Barney-like mascot frog). They play the McGoogles song when he opens his locker. Then Max puts on Don's old McGoogles costume and locks Troy in the gym with him. Then the gym class finds him in fetal position shivering and he's humiliated by admitting his fear. He even has to take psychological therapy to recover.
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For final touch, Max, Megan, and Robe broke into Jindrake's office, rigs the capitol background with a mocking picture of Max in it, puts animal pheromones in Jindake's breath spray, checks his computer, and finds out that he embezzled 96% of the school budget to build his football stadium. Later at school, Superintendent Knebworth comes to inspect the school so Jindrake could be promoted to take his place, but the animals in the shelter smell the pheromones in his breath spray and started attacking him. At the same time, Max starts a food fight to make Jindrake look bad. The chimp from the shelter then knocks Jindrake and starts to hop on him, Knebworth leaving in disgust.
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[[File:Max_Keebles_Big_Move_DVD_advertisement_Nickelodeon_Magazine_june_july_2002.jpg|thumb|265px|Advertisement for the DVD release, June 2002]]
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Max had promised to have a farewell party with Megan and Robe, but instead he goes to a milkshake one that is hosted by his love interest, [[Jenna]], and ditches his friends, when they find out, they feel betrayed and that he was using them to get revenge on the bullies. When he tries to apologize, much to his surprise, Don quits his job after Max advises him to not be pushed around by his boss and decides to stay home to start his own business, unknown to him of Max's recent actions. Later Max's victims find out what he did, and Megan and Robe are suffering because of the vengeance. Even worse, Jindrake is going to punish everyone for Max's actions. Then Max breaks into Jindrake's office and uses his camera to apologize to everyone including Megan and Robe, and to dare Dobbs and Troy to a final standoff. Jindrake returns and menaces him with an extremely grave punishment for his actions, unbeknownst that he used his camera to make him confess his embezzlement of the school budget.
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Jindrake locks Max in the janitor's closet but he manages to escape in time for the standoff. He give a short fight that is then interrupted by Megan, Robe, and the rest of the students who gather around Troy and Dobbs playing ''We're not gonna take it'', being fed up with their abuses, and going to get revenge on them as well, ready to throw them in the dumpster together, but Max tells everyone that they will be like the bullies and that they should let them go (and let them fall in the dumpster). Jindrake gets a bulldozer ready to run over the kids and tear the shelter apart, but Max gets there in time to release the animals to chase Jindrake's pheromone smell. Finally, the shelter gets saved, Jindrake got fired for embezzleing the school budget, and the bullies are now nice because they fear their former victims to turn against them again. The Evil Ice Cream Man chases Max in the final scene of the film.
   
 
==Cast==
 
==Cast==
*Alex D. Linz as Max Keeble
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*Alex D. Linz as [[Max Keeble]]
*Zena Grey as Megan
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*[[Zena Grey]] as [[Megan]]
*Josh Peck as Robert "Robe"
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*[[Josh Peck]] as [[Robe]]
 
*Noel Fisher as [[Troy McGinty]]
 
*Noel Fisher as [[Troy McGinty]]
*Robert Carradine as Don Keeble
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*[[Robert Carradine]] as [[Don Keeble]]
*Nora Dunn as Lily Keeble
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*[[Nora Dunn]] as [[Lily Keeble]]
*Jamie Kennedy as The Evil Ice Cream Man
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*[[Jamie Kennedy]] as [[Evil Ice Cream Man]]
*Larry Miller as Principal Elliot T. Jindraike
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*[[Larry Miller]] as [[Principal Elliot T. Jindrake]]
*Orlando Brown as Dobbs
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*[[Orlando Brown]] as [[Dobbs]]
*Justin Berfield as Caption writer
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*[[Justin Berfield]] as Caption writer
 
*Brooke Anne Smith as [[Jenna]]
 
*Brooke Anne Smith as [[Jenna]]
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*Chely Wright as Mrs. Styles
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*Myra as [[Chelsea (Max Keeble's Big Move)|Chelsea]]
 
*Kyle Sullivan as Techie kid
 
*Kyle Sullivan as Techie kid
*Tony Hawk as himself (cameo)
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*[[Tony Hawk]] as Himself
*Lil' Romeo as himself (cameo)
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*Lil' Romeo as Himself
*Clifton Davis as Superintendent Bobby "Crazy Legs" Knebworth
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*Clifton Davis as Superintendent Bobby Knebworth
*Amy Hill as Ms. Phyllis Rangoon
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*[[Amy Hill]] as Ms. Phyllis Rangoon
*Amber Valletta as Ms. Dingman
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*[[Amber Valletta]] as Ms. Dingman
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*Veronica Alicino as Mrs. Talia
 
*Martin Spanjers as Runty Band Member
 
*Martin Spanjers as Runty Band Member
*Adam Lamberg as High Schooler on Motorcycle
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*[[Adam Lamberg]] as Student on Motorcycle
 
*Countess Vaughn as Office Admin. Assistant
 
*Countess Vaughn as Office Admin. Assistant
 
*Dennis Haskins as Mr. Kohls
 
*Dennis Haskins as Mr. Kohls
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*[[Marcus Toji]] as Food Fight Chess Player
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*Marcus Hopson as Pizza Parlor Kid
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==Trivia==
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*When Jindrake introduces himself to Max after locking the latter in the closet, he says, "Here's Jinny!", which is a reference to the line: "Here's Johnny!" from ''{{WikipediaLink|The Shining (film)|The Shining}}''.
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*Caption Writer is also known as Reese Wilkerson from ''{{WikipediaLink|Malcolm in the Middle}}''.
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*Robe is also known as Josh Nichols from ''{{WikipediaLink|Drake & Josh}}'', which is ironic, as ''Drake & Josh'' also featured a character called Megan.
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*Dobbs is also know as [[Eddie Thomas]] from ''[[That's So Raven]]''.
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*[[Don Keeble]] is also known as [[Sam McGuire]] from [[Lizzie McGuire]].
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==Gallery==
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[[Category:Max Keeble's Big Move]]

Latest revision as of 11:28, April 25, 2020

Max Keeble's Big Move is a 2001 live-action American comedy film produced by Disney. It was directed by Tim Hill and written by David L. Watts, James Greer, Jonathan Bernstein and Mark Blackwell, and starring Alex D. Linz, Larry Miller, Jamie Kennedy, Nora Dunn, and Robert Carradine.

The film was released in the United States on October 5, 2001 by Walt Disney Pictures. It received mixed reviews from critics and grossed $18 million against its $25 million budget.

PlotEdit

Max Keeble, a young paperboy, is getting ready for his first year in middle school, and he wishes to become cool after being a nerd in previous years. He constantly faces off against the Evil Ice Cream Man, who pretends to be a bionic supervillain while he is really just a cheap ice cream vendor. The principal, Elliot Jindrake, hates children and plots to demolish Max's beloved animal shelter so that he can become the next chairman after the current one, "Crazy Legs" Knebworth, retires. Max, alongside his best friends, Megan and Robe, are frequently bullied by former childhood friend Troy McGinty and former millionaire Dobbs. At his first day of school, Troy launches Max to a dumpster and he had to attend to the school assembly covered in trash. Then Dobbs steals Max's lunch money, which Mrs. Styles let him do by thinking it's an investment advice.

After Jindrake announces that he will be building a new football stadium and recruited European exchange students, there has been a mysterious budget cut in which there aren't enough money for textbooks, musical instruments, medicines, and food. As well Max investigates who will close the animal shelter and Jindrake admits in his face also that he will because he hates children and animals, and he is willing to get rid of the animals and punish everyone unfairly.

Max' father, Don Keeble, acts in embarrassing commercials, but he gets a promotion. Eventually, this forces his family to move to Chicago in a week besides of Max's and his mother Lily's objections. The next day, Troy puts Max in the toilet, and when he's late for class, Mrs. Styles punishes him with an essay even it isn't his fault. Then he comes to think that he can get revenge on his bullies as he will be gone for when they find out what he did and asks Robe and Megan to help him get revenge. First, Max steals a metal coil from the Evil Ice Cream Man's truck and places it on Dobbs' doorstep. Then he steals Dobbs' handheld, and frames the Evil Ice Cream Man for it. When the Evil Ice Cream Man is hated and insulted by young customers, and his ice cream begins to melt, he hears that it was Dobbs' fault, and when Dobbs confronts him about stealing his handheld, they insult each other by destroying the items. Then in the junkyard, Max uses the excavator to lift the ice cream truck and splash them with the melted ice cream.

Later Max and Robe get revenge on Troy by using his greatest fear, McGoogles the frog (a Scottish Barney-like mascot frog). They play the McGoogles song when he opens his locker. Then Max puts on Don's old McGoogles costume and locks Troy in the gym with him. Then the gym class finds him in fetal position shivering and he's humiliated by admitting his fear. He even has to take psychological therapy to recover.

For final touch, Max, Megan, and Robe broke into Jindrake's office, rigs the capitol background with a mocking picture of Max in it, puts animal pheromones in Jindake's breath spray, checks his computer, and finds out that he embezzled 96% of the school budget to build his football stadium. Later at school, Superintendent Knebworth comes to inspect the school so Jindrake could be promoted to take his place, but the animals in the shelter smell the pheromones in his breath spray and started attacking him. At the same time, Max starts a food fight to make Jindrake look bad. The chimp from the shelter then knocks Jindrake and starts to hop on him, Knebworth leaving in disgust.

Max Keebles Big Move DVD advertisement Nickelodeon Magazine june july 2002

Advertisement for the DVD release, June 2002

Max had promised to have a farewell party with Megan and Robe, but instead he goes to a milkshake one that is hosted by his love interest, Jenna, and ditches his friends, when they find out, they feel betrayed and that he was using them to get revenge on the bullies. When he tries to apologize, much to his surprise, Don quits his job after Max advises him to not be pushed around by his boss and decides to stay home to start his own business, unknown to him of Max's recent actions. Later Max's victims find out what he did, and Megan and Robe are suffering because of the vengeance. Even worse, Jindrake is going to punish everyone for Max's actions. Then Max breaks into Jindrake's office and uses his camera to apologize to everyone including Megan and Robe, and to dare Dobbs and Troy to a final standoff. Jindrake returns and menaces him with an extremely grave punishment for his actions, unbeknownst that he used his camera to make him confess his embezzlement of the school budget.

Jindrake locks Max in the janitor's closet but he manages to escape in time for the standoff. He give a short fight that is then interrupted by Megan, Robe, and the rest of the students who gather around Troy and Dobbs playing We're not gonna take it, being fed up with their abuses, and going to get revenge on them as well, ready to throw them in the dumpster together, but Max tells everyone that they will be like the bullies and that they should let them go (and let them fall in the dumpster). Jindrake gets a bulldozer ready to run over the kids and tear the shelter apart, but Max gets there in time to release the animals to chase Jindrake's pheromone smell. Finally, the shelter gets saved, Jindrake got fired for embezzleing the school budget, and the bullies are now nice because they fear their former victims to turn against them again. The Evil Ice Cream Man chases Max in the final scene of the film.

CastEdit

TriviaEdit

GalleryEdit

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