A Laughter Dose of War With Grandpa?

‘The War with Grandpa,' a highly awaited comedy film starring Robert DeNiro, has a new release date. According to The Hollywood Reporter, TWC-Dimension Films has pushed back the release of Robert De Niro's ‘The War with Grandpa' from October 20 to February 23 next year. The film is based on Robert Kimmel Smith's best-selling novel.

The War with Grandpa was originally scheduled to be released in May 2017, however it was repeatedly postponed owing to photographic modifications and the demise of The Weinstein Company, the original distributor. The film was finally distributed theatrically in the United States on October 9, 2020, by 101 Studios, and internationally by Brookdale Studios beginning in August 2020. It earned mostly unfavourable reviews from reviewers and made $40 million globally on a $38 million production budget. A sequel is in the works.

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What Is There in The Movie?

Recently widower Ed Marino (Robert De Niro) is visited by his daughter Sally Marino-Decker (Uma Thurman), who wants him to come in with her family after mistakenly shoplifting from a grocery store owing to having difficulties with the self-checkouts and making a fuss with the store manager. Ed is adamant about not leaving his home, which he constructed entirely by himself. Despite this, Sally persuades Ed to move in with her and offers him her son Peter's (Oakes Fegley) bedroom. Peter is displeased at being forced to share his room with his grandfather and being sent to the attic.

Sally's husband Arthur (Rob Riggle) and two kids, Mia (Laura Marano) and Jenny (Jennifer Garner), greet Ed (Poppy Gagnon). Ed spends the most of his first day in his new room, sitting in his chair and gazing at the sky, still thinking about his late wife.

Peter then informs his buddies Billy (Juliocesar Chavez), Steve (Isaac Kragten), and Emma (T.J. McGibbon) of his grandfather's decision to move in with his family and live in his room. Peter declares war after a horrible first night in his new quarters.

Ed agrees to go to battle as long as they follow the agreed-upon rules of engagement, which include not damaging other people's property and not informing the family. Peter plays a number of practical jokes on Ed, such as substituting his shaving cream with quick-drying foam and ruining his record player.

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Cast of War With Grandpa

Robert De Niro played the role of Ed Marino

He is the grandfather of Jenny, Mia, and Peter, and Sally's father. He is an actor, producer, and director from the United States. He is most recognised for his nine collaborations with Martin Scorsese, the director.

Oakes Fegley played the role of Peter Decker

In Walt Disney Pictures' fantasy comedy-drama film Pete's Dragon, Fegley played Pete with Oona Laurence, Bryce Dallas Howard, and Robert Redford.  David Lowery directed the film, which was released on August 12, 2016. Fegley was set to star alongside Robert De Niro in TWC-comedy Dimension's picture The War with Grandpa, which was revealed in May 2017.

Uma Thurman played the role of Sally Marino-Decker

She is an actress, writer, producer, and model from the United States. She has appeared in a wide range of films, including romantic comedies, dramas, science fiction, and action movies. Following her appearances on the covers of British Vogue in December 1985 and May 1986.

Rob Riggle played the role of Arthur Decker

He is an actor, comedian, and former United States Marine Officer from the United States. From 2006 to 2008, he was a contributor on Comedy Central's The Daily Show; from 2004 to 2005, he was a cast member on Saturday Night Live; and from 2004 to 2005, he was the recurrent character Gil Thorpe on the 20th Television series.

Rob Riggle played the role of Arthur Decker

is an actress and singer from the United States. Austin & Ally, a Disney Channel sitcom, starring her. in the role of Ally Dawson. Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader? included Marano as one of the five original classmates. She played the main character's daughter in both Without a Trace and Back to You, which she starred in for three seasons. Indie film A Sort of Homecoming starring Marano. Marano also appeared in the Disney Channel Original Movie Bad Hair Day, which premiered in 2015. Marano appeared in the Netflix original film The Perfect Date in 2019.

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Can You Guess War With Grandpa Movie's Earning?

The War with Grandpa grossed $40.7 million worldwide, with $21.3 million in the United States and Canada and $19.5 million in other markets. On its first day of distribution in the United States, the picture grossed $1.1 million from 2,250 theatres. It went on to gross $3.6 million in its opening weekend, making it the first film to surpass Tenet at the box office.

The picture generated $2.5 million in its second weekend, ranking second behind newcomer Honest Thief, then $1.9 million in its third weekend and $1.1 million in its fourth weekend. After six weeks, the picture had grossed $15.5 million in the United States, with industry insiders predicting a final gross of $20 million. The picture was still playing in 653 theatres in mid-February 2021, in its 20th week of distribution, and had grossed $224,000 for a total of $20.3 million.

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Wrapping Up

The Weinstein Company's Dimension Films originally planned to release The War with Grandpa on April 21, 2017, however it was then pushed back to October 20, 2017 owing to main filming site adjustments. The film was once again postponed in August 2017, this time until February 23, 2018.

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