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films The Greatest Man Child Movies

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There something slightly off putting yet hilarious about men who refuse to grow up, and in these Peter Pan Syndrome movies, they make for great comedy fodder. These are the greatest arrested development movies, wherein the main character must grow up and come to terms with being an adult. Also known as most Adam Sandler movies. I've always found it interesting that most overage coming of age movies are also romantic comedies, signaling in some way that all a guy needs to want to grow up is a good woman. Hmmm. I left this list open, so feel free to add any I miss and vote up or down your favorites.

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Big is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Man Child Movies
Big Tom Hanks, Jon Lovitz, Elizabeth Perkins

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Happy Gilmore is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Man Child Movies
Happy Gilmore Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller, Julie Bowen

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Billy Madison is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Man Child Movies
Billy Madison Adam Sandler, Steve Buscemi, Chris Farley

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The Hangover is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Man Child Movies
The Hangover Mike Tyson, Bradley Cooper, Heather Graham

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Tommy Boy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Man Child Movies
Tommy Boy Dan Aykroyd, Rob Lowe, Bo Derek

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Mallrats Ben Affleck, Shannen Doherty, Claire Forlani

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The 40-Year-Old Virgin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Man Child Movies
The 40-Year-Old Virgin Elizabeth Banks, Kat Dennings, Steve Carell

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The Big Lebowski is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Man Child Movies
The Big Lebowski Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges, Tara Reid

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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Fa... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Man Child Movies
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Tim Brooke-Taylor

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Old School is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Man Child Movies
Old School Elisha Cuthbert, Snoop Dogg, Will Ferrell - This movie is so funny. And all of the characters are either in states of regression or arrested development

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Knocked Up is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Man Child Movies
Knocked Up Jessica Alba, Eva Mendes, Katherine Heigl

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Rain Man is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Man Child Movies
Rain Man Tom Cruise, Dustin Hoffman, Valeria Golino

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Black Sheep is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Man Child Movies
Black Sheep Julie Benz, Gary Busey, David Spade

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Step Brothers is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Man Child Movies
Step Brothers Will Ferrell, Seth Rogen, Mary Steenburgen

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Peter Pan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Man Child Movies
Peter Pan June Foray, Bobby Driscoll, Heather Angel

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Jack is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Man Child Movies
Jack Jennifer Lopez, Robin Williams, Diane Lane

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Grandma's Boy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Man Child Movies
Grandma's Boy Jonah Hill, David Spade, Rob Schneider

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Zoolander is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Man Child Movies
Zoolander Natalie Portman, Paris Hilton, Heidi Klum

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Fun Dip is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Man Child Movies

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Failure to Launch is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Man Child Movies
Failure to Launch Zooey Deschanel, Sarah Jessica Parker, Matthew McConaughey

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Our Idiot Brother is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Man Child Movies
Our Idiot Brother Zooey Deschanel, Elizabeth Banks, Rashida Jones

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Due Date is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Man Child Movies
Due Date Charlie Sheen, Robert Downey Jr., Jamie Foxx

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Mumford is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Man Child Movies
Mumford Zooey Deschanel, Kelly Monaco, Martin Short

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Arthur is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Man Child Movies
Arthur Liza Minnelli, Dudley Moore, John Gielgud

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Walk Like a Man is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Man Child Movies
Walk Like a Man Christopher Lloyd, Cloris Leachman, Howie Mandel

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Eight Crazy Nights Adam Sandler, Tyra Banks, Rob Schneider