Billy Madison


1h 29m 1995

Brief Synopsis

He's the heir to the Madison Hotel millions, but the only subjects Billy has studied lately are babes and booze. When Brian Madison informs his goofball son that he plans to turn over his Fortune 500 company to a scheming vice president, Billy makes the bet of his life: He's going back to school--grades 1 through 12--in 24 weeks! Can this bona fide blockhead win his father's respect, the family fortune and the love of his beautiful teacher?

Film Details

Also Known As
Tonto pero no tanto
MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Comedy
Release Date
1995
Production Company
City of Oshwa; City of Toronto; David'S Catering; Deluxe Entertainment Services Group; Director'S Sound & Editorial Services Inc; Eastman Kodak; Film House Entertainment; Frank J Demaine; Fxsmith Inc; Glen Glenn Sound Company; Pacific Title & Art Studio; Panavision, Ltd.; Robert Simonds Company; Starcraft; Todd-Ao
Distribution Company
Universal Pictures; Universal Pictures; Universal Pictures Home Entertainment
Location
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 29m

Synopsis

He's the heir to the Madison Hotel millions, but the only subjects Billy has studied lately are babes and booze. When Brian Madison informs his goofball son that he plans to turn over his Fortune 500 company to a scheming vice president, Billy makes the bet of his life: He's going back to school--grades 1 through 12--in 24 weeks! Can this bona fide blockhead win his father's respect, the family fortune and the love of his beautiful teacher?

Cast

Adam Sandler

Billy Madison

Bridgette Wilson-sampras

Veronica

Darren Mcgavin

Brian Madison

Bradley Whitford

Eric Gordon

Norm Macdonald

Frank

Josh Mostel

Max Anderson

Mark Beltzman

Jack

Larry Hankin

Carl Alphonse

Theresa Merritt

Juanita

Dina Platias

Miss Lippy

Hrant Alianak

Pete

Vincent Marino

Cook

Jack Mather

Clemens

Christopher Kelk

Janitor

Marc Donato

Nodding 1st Grader

Keith Cole

Penguin

Chris Mei

Penguin

Conor Devitt

O'Doyle--Grade 1

Jared Durand

Scotty--Grade 1

Jessica Nakamura

Tricia--Grade 1

Helen Hughes

2nd Grade Teacher

Jacelyn Holmes

2nd Grader

Claire Cellucci

Attractive Lady

Shane Faberman

Clown

Al Maini

Chauffer

Jared Cook

Ernie--Grade 3

Christian Matheson

O'Doyle--Grade 3

Kyle Bailey

Kyle

Vernon Chapman

Butler

Mandy Watts

Maid

Austin Pool

Dan--Grade 3

Gladys O'connor

Tour Guide

Marcia Bennett

4th Grade Teacher

Diane Douglas

Nurse

Tim Herlihy

Architect

Frank Nakashima

Architect

Joyce Gordon

Lunch Lady

Jordan Lerner-ellis

Pothead

Daniel Lerner-ellis

Pothead

Robert Smigel

Mr Oblaski

Melissa Korzenko

Nancy Connors

Colin Smith

O'Doyle--Grade 9

Jeff Moser

Paul

Amos Crawley

Rod

Tex Konig

Crazy Person

Eduardo Gomez

Crazy Person

Tanya Grout

Eric'S Secretary

Benjamin Barrett

Tenth Grader

Matthew Ferguson

Tenth Grader

Sean Lett

O'Doyle--Grade 12

Stacey Wheal

Jennifer--Grade 3

Shanna Bresse

Susan--Grade 3

Michael Ayoub

Drama Teacher

Lawrence Nakumara

Lawn Guy

Gino Veltri

Rock Singer

James Downey

Principal

Bob Rodgers

Mr O'Doyle

Margo Wladyka

Mrs O'Doyle

Allison Robinson White

Newswoman

Marcel Jean Gilles

Haitian Gardener

Suzanna Shebib

High School Girl

Justin Williams

3rd Grader

Nicholas A Catalano

3rd Grader

Devon Codrington

3rd Grader

Nicole Harrison

3rd Grader

Lindsay Curran

3rd Grader

Brandi Tower

3rd Grader

Cassandra Forrester

3rd Grader

Matthew Tempest

3rd Grader

Michelle Toth

3rd Grader

Craig Macisaac

3rd Grader

Tara Rooney

3rd Grader

Robby Cavallari

3rd Grader

Ryan Luis

3rd Grader

Alanna Budhoo

3rd Grader

Shomar Dejonge

3rd Grader

Carmela Bigioni

3rd Grader

Eric Aguilera

3rd Grader

Kevin Leroy

Jet Skier

Kelly Childerhose

Jet Skier

Ken Shires

Fire-Eater

Dan Wladyka

Leadman

Connor Devitt

Crew

Elton Ahi

Music Scoring Mixer

Ulrika Akander

Dialogue Editor

Helen Akerly

Assistant (To Fitch Cady)

Greg Akouris

"B" Camera Assistant

Bob Allen

2nd Assistant Editor

Ken Barbet

Driver

Gordon M Barnes

Art Director

Jill Baron

Assistant (To Tamra Davis)

Anna Behlmer

Re-Recording Mixer

Rebecca Bell

Stunts

Marco Bianco

Stunts

Kevin Bishop

Video Assistant

Perry Andelin Blake

Production Designer

Sally Boldt

Music Editor

Vito Botticella

Assistant Head Carpenter

Deirdre Bowen

Casting

Kimberley Bradley

Production Assistant

Julian Bratolyubov

Music Preparation

Pat Brenna

Driver

Kelly Brennan

Key Hairstylist

Thom Brennan

Digital Assistant Editor

Laurel Bresnahan

Child Coordinator/Liaison

Whitney Brown

Production Coordinator

Jaki Brown-karman

Casting

J Tracy Budd

Property Master

Gary Burritt

Negative Cutter

Allan Byer

Sound Mixer

Fitch Cady

Executive Producer

Ernesto Camera

Set Dresser

Enrico Campana

Set Decorator

Brian Campbell

Location Manager

David Carruthers

Other

Don Caulfield

Electrician

Sylvie Chesneau

Script Supervisor

John W Chisholm

Production Assistant

Tony Cordeiro

Stunts

Tom Coulter

Other

Jeff Courtie

Adr Mixer

Jordan Craig

Grip

Carol Davidson

Hair Stylist

Sandy De Crescent

Music Contractor

Frank J Demaine

Cableman

Gary Deneault

Electrician

Marie-sylvie Deveau

Costume Designer

Walter Dibacco

Driver

Andrew Dickler

2nd Assistant Editor

Susan Dudeck

Dialogue Editor

Donna Dupere-taylor

Extras Casting

Randy Edelman

Music Composer

John Edwards-younger

Sound Effects Editor

Peter Fandetti

2nd Assistant Editor

Ross Taylor Fanger

Unit Production Manager

Ralph Ferraro

Orchestrator

Steve Ferrier

Gaffer

Gail Filman

Assistant Wardrobe Mistress

Alison Fisher

Dialogue Editor

Christopher Flick

Foley Editor

Clarence Ford

Choreographer

Norm Foster

Driver

Rob Fowler

3rd Assistant Director

Brad Francis

Other

Gayle Franklin

Wardrobe Buyer

Michael Franklin

Assistant Propman

Lorne Frederick

Driver

Michael Galbraith

Bestboy

Sandra Galloway

Accounting Clerk

Jack Giarraputo

Associate Producer

John Gilroy

Editor

Mary-lou Green-benvenuti

Makeup Artist

Pete Gregory

Re-Recording

Robert A Hackl

Post-Production Supervisor

Victor Hammer

Director Of Photography

Jacqueline Hampton

Camera Trainee

Ted Hanlan

Stunt Coordinator

Ted Hanlan

Stunts

Christopher Hargadon

Wardrobe Master

Kimberly Harris

Supervising Sound Editor

Tim Herlihy

Screenwriter

Hilda Hodges

Foley Artist

Trent Hurry

Other

Vanessa Ireson

Production Assistant

Peter Janes

Camera Trainee

Bobby Johanson

Adr

Bill Johnson

Set Dresser

Jamie Jones

Stunts

Jill Jones

Unit Publicist

Mic Jones

Stunts

Uri Katoni

Lightworks Assistant

Samuel F Kaufman

Rerecording

Douglas Kent

Assistant Sound Editor

Darcey Kite

Adr Mixer

Jonathan Klein

Foley Editor

Nick Kontsalakis

Assistant Accountant

Richard Krogh

Wardrobe Assistant

Andrea Lakin

Re-Recording

Mary Jo Lang

Foley Mixer

Vanessa Laputo

Digital Assistant Editor

John Lasalandra

Music Editor

Miriam Laurence

Children'S Performance Coach

David B Long

Digital Transfer

Chuck Loriot

Head Carpenter

Lyn Lucibello

Production Accountant

Bruce Macaulay

Stills Photographer

Fabian Macdonald

Grip

Susan Macleod

Assistant Costume Designer

Tracy Mallozzi

Assistant (To Tamra Davis)

Mark Manchester

Key Grip

Barbara Mccart

Adr Recordist

Susan Starre Mckibbin

Assistant Accountant

Dwayne Mclean

Stunts

Luis Mendoza

Location Assistant

Scott Millan

Re-Recording Mixer

Brian Montague

Electrician

Douglas Mountain

Assistant Editor

Keith Murphy

Steadicam Operator

Keith Murphy

"B" Camera Operator

Tim Murton

Other

Malcolm Nefsky

Bestboy

Andy Nelson

Re-Recording Mixer

David Novack

Adr Mixer

Bob O'connor

Grip

Charlene Olson

1st Assistant Editor

Harald Ortenburger

Camera Operator

Curtis Parker

Stunts

Richard Parker

Animal Wrangler

Jeanine Payne

1st Assistant Sound Editor

Anne Paynter

Assistant Production Coordinator

Doug Perry

Driver

Joey Petralito

Stunts

Linda Petty

Extras Costume Coordinator

Edelgarde K Pfluegl

Key Makeup

Joseph A Piantadosi

Digital Transfer

Michelle Pleis-stirber

Assistant Sound Editor

Nancy Prochuk

Art Department Trainee

Ian Rankin

Adr Recordist (Toronto)

Lynne Redding

Adr Voice Casting

Louise Renault

Second 2nd Assistant Director

Kim Rennick

2nd Assistant Art Director

Ron Renzetti

Grip

Don Retzer

Transportation Coordinator

Bob Rodgers

Generator Operator

John Roesch

Foley Artist

Jerry Ross

Supervising Sound Editor

Thom Ryan

1st Assistant Camera

Ralph Sall

Music Supervisor

Adam Sandler

Screenwriter

Dennis Sands

Music Scoring Mixer

Robert F. Scherer

Boom Operator

Jonathan Seglinis

Stunts

Tracy Shaw

Grip

Robert Simonds

Producer

Arlene Smith

Penguin Designer & Manufacturer

Rita Smith

Assistant (To Robert Simonds)

Richard Snyder

Other

John Stead

Stunts

Dean Stinchcombe

2nd Assistant Camera

Jeremy Tabarrok

"B" Camera Assistant

Carolyn Tapp

Foley Recordist

Phillip Tellez

Construction Coordinator

Todd Thaler

Casting

John Joseph Thomas

Sound Effects Editor

Ron Van Hart

Stunts

David Vaughan

2nd Assistant Director

Joe Vechiola

Driver

Grant Volkers

Transportation Captain

Martin Walters

1st Assistant Director

Bob Warwick

Production Assistant

Valerie Weiss

2nd Assistant Editor

Eardley Wilmot

Assistant Location Manager

Dean Witthun

Driver

Matt Wladyka

Driver

Jeffrey Wolf

Editor

David J Woods

Other

Edward York

Production Assistant

Film Details

Also Known As
Tonto pero no tanto
MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Comedy
Release Date
1995
Production Company
City of Oshwa; City of Toronto; David'S Catering; Deluxe Entertainment Services Group; Director'S Sound & Editorial Services Inc; Eastman Kodak; Film House Entertainment; Frank J Demaine; Fxsmith Inc; Glen Glenn Sound Company; Pacific Title & Art Studio; Panavision, Ltd.; Robert Simonds Company; Starcraft; Todd-Ao
Distribution Company
Universal Pictures; Universal Pictures; Universal Pictures Home Entertainment
Location
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 29m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Winter February 10, 1995

Released in United States on Video August 8, 1995

Stephen Kessler was making his feature directorial debut before being replaced by Tamra Davis in the first week of shooting due to creative differences with the studio.

Began shooting June 26, 1994.

Completed shooting August 29, 1994.

Released in United States Winter February 10, 1995

Released in United States on Video August 8, 1995