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Man of the House (2005)

PG-13 | | Action, Comedy | 25 February 2005 (USA)
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A Texas Ranger must protect a group of cheerleaders who have witnessed a murder.

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Barbara 'Barb' Thompson
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Professor Molly McCarthy
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Texas Ranger Roland Sharp is assigned to protect the only witnesses to the murder of a key figure in the prosecution of a drug kingpin -- a group of University of Texas cheerleaders. Sharp must now go undercover as an assistant cheerleading coach and move in with the young women. Written by Anonymous

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Protecting witnesses is a challenge. Living with them is impossible.

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Action | Comedy

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Rated PG-13 for violence, sexual content, crude humor and a drug reference | See all certifications »

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$40,000,000 (estimated)

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$8,917,251 (USA) (25 February 2005)

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$19,118,247 (USA) (1 April 2005)
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While filming a chase scene, a bus ended up rolling over a camera and crushing it. See more »

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Towards the end of the movie when Sharp is handcuffed to the steering wheel, Heather is seen removing her bobby pin twice. See more »

Quotes

Heather: [Barb is playing with her breasts in front of a mirror in an interrogation room] That is a two-way mirror, girl. People are watching you!
Barb: I know!
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References Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997) See more »

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Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain
Written by Fred Rose
Performed by Willie Nelson
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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A Funny Movie
26 February 2005 | by (utah) – See all my reviews

Except for a disconcerting bit of excessive violence towards the beginning of this type of teen comedy movie, The Man of the House handles with delicacy the balance between an older man in the same house with a bunch of female teenagers. The generational gulf is well played and the level of emotional maturity actually creeps upwards a notch in this above average female teen comedy along with Tommy Lee Jones as the straight man. An entertaining, somewhat even tense, perhaps a tad unbalanced comedy, it provided both solid humor, the expected growing up is hard to do, and pushing the envelope of teen comedy in a qualitative positive way. Eight out of Ten Stars.


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