Top 10 “Grandpas” in Movies & TV

BG_TSR PosterWith Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa opening very soon, I started thinking of grandfather characters in movies and TV, particular my favorites, whether they be bad or good. With the help some of the TYF staff, friends and fellow movie and TV buffs, I came up with a list of ten memorable Grandpas.

Click through the slideshow to see our faves!


Johnny Knoxville’s 86-year-old Irving Zisman is on a journey across America with the most unlikely companion: his 8 year-old grandson, Billy, in this new comedy!

Don’t forget to check out Bad Grandpa when it hits theaters October 25th.

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Gabrielle is 27 years old and lives in Chicago. She enjoys writing about film, TV, and books, but occasionally writes about music as well. In addition to writing for, she also the editor-in-chief and a co-founder. In her spare time, she’s either watching more movies and shows or reading more books, while continuously checking Twitter, which she may or may not be addicted to… Feel free to email her your thoughts, ideas and questions.