Self-help author John Farley (Seann William Scott) returns
to his hometown and is horrified to learn that his mother
(Susan Sarandon) has fallen in love with his old gym teacher,
Mr. Woodcock (Billy Bob Thornton), a man who used to put John
through hell on a regular basis. Determined to stop his mom
from marrying the man, John unleashes a devious plan to get
revenge on Woodcock and his old classmates.