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Man of the House (I) (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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Storyline

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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25 February 2005 (USA)  »

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Cheer Up  »

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Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$173,209 (South Africa) (15 July 2005)
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Is the first movie to have the permission from the University to use well-known UT symbols including: the UT tower (lit in orange and white - traditional lighting when a football game is won), Bevo (the longhorn mascot), UT cheerleaders, UT band, UT spirit organizations, and the UT Texas Exes. See more »

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At the Hex, Tommy Lee Jones is holding a candle that goes out and is re-lit. The candle is short at this point. Near the end of the scene he holds the candle up and it's much longer. See more »

Quotes

Roland Sharp: Furthermore, I'd appreciate it if you'd cover yourselves in our presence. I realize how very proud you are... of your tattoos, piercings, and other body modifications. However, my colleagues and I do not need to see these! Are there any questions?
Teresa: I have one. Are you always such a dick?
Roland Sharp: Yes!
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So Sue Me
29 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

No, it wasn't Oscar material. It wasn't even comedic genius. But it will make you smile and laugh and you will be entertained.

Tommy Lee Jones turns in his customary performance as a blunt, laconic albeit lovable curmudgeon. The plot is predictable, but then this isn't a Shakespearean tragedy, so how involved is it supposed to be? The girls are cute, little, perky provide enough eye candy to send you into diabetic shock. Of course, I could have done without the Texas Longhorn connection being a USC graduate and all. But that aside, I smiled, and I laughed, and when it was over, I felt good.

So sue me.


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