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Man of the House (I) (2005)

 -  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

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$58,633 (South Africa) (8 July 2005)

Gross:

$173,209 (South Africa) (15 July 2005)
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Trivia

No one involved with the film could think of an appropriate ending until director Stephen Herek came up with one months after the rest of the movie was shot. See more »

Goofs

When Roland and Heather are talking and the newspaper is on the table with the story about Roland's partner being wounded, Heather's hair goes from neat and combed to unkempt in successive shots. See more »

Quotes

Barb: [confronted about her plagiarized paper] What's the big deal, presidents don't write their own speeches...
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References Full Metal Jacket (1987) See more »

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Go Horns Go
Written by Rick Dunbar
Arranged by Benjamin Finley
Performed by The University of Texas Longhorn Band
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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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