Strip the danger out of “Borat” and the injuries out of “Jackass” and you’ve got a bead on “Bad Grandpa,” a fitfully funny, semi-scripted “Jackass” outing built around elaborately staged pranks played on the unsuspecting.
Johnny Knoxville dons old-age makeup and becomes Irving Zisman, whom we meet at his wife’s doctor’s office after her death.
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‘Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa’
Starring: Johnny Knoxville, Jackson Nicoll, Georgina Cates
Rating: R for crude and sexual content, language, graphic nudity, brief drug use
Running time: 1 hour, 32 minutes
Theaters: Alamo Lakeline, Alamo Slaughter Lane, Alamo Village, Barton Creek Square, Cinemark Galleria, Cinemark Round Rock, Cinemark Southpark Meadows, Cinemark Stone Hill Town Center, City Lights, The Domain, Flix Brewhouse, Gateway, Highland, Lakeline Mall, Moviehouse & Eatery, Starplex, Tinseltown Austin, Tinseltown Pflugerville, Westgate.