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Stuff That Makes Me Giggle: Grandma vs. Grandma


I've actually wondered about this before, whether grandparents ever feel competitive with their grandkids' other set of grandparents. Now there's going to be a whole movie devoted to the concept. Paramount is producing Grandma vs. Grandma, a film about "two women with very different styles of child-rearing who babysit their grandkids for a month and compete for their affections."

Maybe it's because I'm getting a little punchy this late in the week, but for whatever reason this movie just strikes me as so funny. I hope it lives up to my expectations because now I have stupidly high expectations for a movie titled Grandma vs. Grandma. Anyway. What fierce older actresses can you envision playing these dueling grannies?

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lexichloe lexichloe 8 years
Lots of good choices! How 'bout Bette Midler as one of the grannies?
katies104 katies104 8 years
This does sound funny! I know that when I get old I will hope my gran-babies like me more than their other grandma!
lilkimbo lilkimbo 8 years
Sophia Lauren maybe?
lilkimbo lilkimbo 8 years
I could totally see Gena Rowlands playing one of the grandmothers. I'd have to think about who should play the other one....
gaellemj gaellemj 8 years
I imagine the actresses being in their 60's, so Susan Sarandon qualifies. I'd like to see Jane Fonda in a funnier comedy than "Monster in law".
Symphonee Symphonee 8 years
I like the idea of Betty White and Cloris Leachman in the movie. It could be funny or stink worse than horse poop.
Staceygirl Staceygirl 8 years
Skigurl, I was about to write the same exact thing!
skigurl skigurl 8 years
if done well, this could be hilarious done poorly and this would be terrible what about betty white vs. shirley mclean?
Kimpossible Kimpossible 8 years
ok she's not old but I can see Susan Sarandon playing one of the Granmothers. And maybe for a complete opposite type Goldie Hawn (I initially thought Meg Ryan but she's probably too young) for the other Grandma? I think alot of actresses could pull this off.
SpeakLike-aChild SpeakLike-aChild 8 years
Sounds like a cute plot for a movie, and I know of grandparents who felt kinda proud when they found out their grandkids have more fun with them than with their other grandparents :P I'd like Fionnula Flanagan (Lost, Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood).
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