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Watch the Trailer for 'Bad Grandpa.5'

Last year's Johnny Knoxville hidden camera comedy, Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa, is coming out with a direct-to-video pseudo-sequel. Bad Grandpa.5 is an entirely new film comprised of cut scenes and alternate takes from the original movie that debuts digitally on June 3rd. Bad Grandpa.5 also features appearances from Academy Award nominee Catherine Keener and Academy Award winner Spike Jonze as a pair of filthy old ladies who were cut out of the original movie.

A Look Behind Johnny Knoxville's New Prank Movie 'Bad Grandpa'

"During lunch, Jackson Nicoll, the child actor playing Irving’s grandson, walked up to me and asked if I was a fan of the Jackson Five; when I answered yes, he clenched his five fingers into a fist and took a swing at my groin. I asked him if it was funny to laugh at people who get hurt or have a trick played on them, and he answered: 'Everything you do on this crew is funny. As long as it has to do with getting hurt.'"

- The New York Times Magazine has an interesting look at Jackass star Johnny Knoxville's new prank movie, Bad Grandpa, which follows his elderly [...]

Most Critics Don't Hate 'Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa'

Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa, which is released nation-wide today, is the latest in the Jackass empire of TV shows and films. Though not meant to be a critical darling, critics have been fairly positive about the movie; at Rotten Tomatoes, the film's earned a 64% fresh rating, while Metacritic has it at 53/100. A mix of hidden camera pranks and scripted scenes (with a script from collaborater Spike Jonze), it stars Johnny Knoxville as a recently widowed 86-year-old embarking on a cross-country trip with his 8-year-old grandson.

Trailer: 'Jackass Presents Bad Grandpa' Is a Narrative Movie with Pranks Like 'Borat'

The Jackass guys are going in a different direction with their new movie. Called Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa, it comes out October 25th and it's a narrative film built around Johnny Knoxville's old man character, Irving Zisman, from the Jackass series with pranks mixed in with the story a la Borat or Brüno. Knoxville and director Jeff Tremaine tell USA Today that they've been approached about making an Irving Zisman movie for years but only recently had a way of doing it that they liked.

Watch the New Red Band Trailer for Johnny Knoxville's 'Bad Grandpa'

We've already seen the regular trailer for Johnny Knoxville's Borat-esque Jackass spin-off Bad Grandpa, which comes out this Friday, but here's the new red band trailer, which features more rubber dicks.