The War with Grandpa

2020 American family-comedy-drama film directed by Tim Hill

The War with Grandpa is a 2020 American family comedy movie directed by Tim Hill, from a screenplay by Tom J. Astle and Matt Ember. It is based on a book of the same name by Robert Kimmel Smith.

The War with Grandpa
Directed byTim Hill
Produced by
Screenplay by
  • Tom J. Astle
  • Matt Ember
Based onThe War with Grandpa
by Robert Kimmel Smith
Music byAaron Zigman
CinematographyGreg Gardiner
Edited by
  • Peter S. Elliot
  • Craig Herring
Distributed by
  • 101 Studios
  • Brookdale Studios
Release date
  • August 28, 2020 (2020-08-28) (Lithuania)[1]
  • October 9, 2020 (2020-10-09) (United States)
Running time
94 minutes
CountryUnited States
Budget$24 million
Box office$6.9 million[2][3]

It stars Robert De Niro, Uma Thurman, Rob Riggle, Oakes Fegley, Laura Marano, Cheech Marin, Jane Seymour, and Christopher Walken.

The movie is about a young boy who works to get his grandfather to move out of his room after he moves in with his family.

The movie was released in the United States on October 9, 2020 by 101 Studios. It received generally negative reviews from critics.


  1. "Lithuania Box Office for Karas su seneliu (2020)". The Numbers. Retrieved September 11, 2020.
  2. "The War with Grandpa (2020)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved October 16, 2020.
  3. "The War with Grandpa (2020)". The Numbers. Retrieved October 16, 2020.