‘Grown Ups 2′ Trailer: What are the Songs?
In the new trailer for ‘Grown Ups 2,’ a sequel to the 2010 buddy flick starring Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Chris Rock, Rob Schneider, and David Spade, the first sound you hear is the immortal opening riff of ‘China Grove’ from the Doobie Brothers‘ 1973 album, ‘The Captain and Me.’
Although ‘Grown Ups 2′ is blissfully Schneider-free, the aforementioned others return as Lenny Feder (Sandler), Eric Lamonsoff (James), Kurt McKenzie (Rock), and Marcus Higgins (Spade), the childhood friends whose experiences in junior high school basketball have bonded them for life. As a result of the events in the first film, they have now all decided to force their respective families to move back to the town where they grew up.
Also back for a second round are Lenny’s, Eric’s, and Kurt’s spouses — played by Salma Hayek, Maria Bello, and Maya Rudolph, respectively — and Steve Buscemi as the guys’ childhood friend Wiley, along with several new faces, including Nick Swardson, Taylor Lautner, Milo Ventimiglia, and professional wrestling legend “Stone Cold” Steve Austin.
As the trailer for ‘Grown Ups 2′ unfolds, so do a few other classic rock hits of note, including the J. Geils Band‘s ‘I Do’ and Rainbow‘s ‘Since You’ve Been Gone,’ along with predictable movie-trailer staples like Poison‘s ‘Nothing But A Good Time’ and Warrant‘s ‘Cherry Pie.’
Without offering any spoilers — this is definitely a trailer that must be seen individually to be properly absorbed — suffice it to say that numerous lowbrow high jinks ensue. Also, a deer pees in Adam Sandler’s face… but given the comedic sensibilities of his previous cinematic efforts, that doesn’t really count as a spoiler, does it?
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