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The Pacifier (2005)

PG  |   |  Action, Comedy, Drama  |  4 March 2005 (USA)
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Disgraced Navy SEAL Shane Wolfe is handed a new assignment: Protect the five Plummer kids from enemies of their recently deceased father -- a government scientist whose top-secret experiment remains in the kids' house.

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Storyline

After a Navy SEAL fails to rescue a scientist who developed a top secret device, he is assigned to guard the man's children while searching for information on where the device may be hidden inside the house. Along the way, he must cope with rebellious teens, child care, an overbearing school official, and foreign spies also looking for it. Written by Disneyfication

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Rated PG for action violence, language and rude humor | See all certifications »

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Box Office

Budget:

$56,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$30,552,694 (USA) (4 March 2005)

Gross:

£4,272,480 (UK) (29 July 2005)
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Trivia

The idea of the family having a pet duck was introduced by Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant when their script had Jackie Chan attached. The running joke was that Chan's plan to kill the duck and cook it for dinner horrified the kids, and therefore Chan ended up reluctantly keeping and taking care of the pet. Even when Chan exited the project and other writers worked on the script, the duck stayed all the way through to the finished film. See more »

Goofs

When Shane and the Fireflies enter the kids play area, you can see a mother try to pull her kid out of a ride. In the next shot, we see the same mother and child walking behind them, but when we cut back to the play area, the mother is still trying to get the kid back out of the ride. See more »

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Vice Principal Murney: You mess with the bull, you get the horns!
[puts two fingers on his head]
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References The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966) See more »

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The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
Written by Ennio Morricone
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Surprisingly entertaining.
2 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was fortunate to win tickets to a preview of this movie from a local radio station,for myself and my three daughters (9,11 and 14). I did not expect to enjoy this movie, and was simply glad to be there for their sake. It was very entertaining and Vin Diesel did a great job, especially considering it was a comedy. Often when an action star attempts comedy it fails miserably. I rate this movie 8 out of 10 stars, and my daughters all loved it as well. We talked and laughed about it all the way home. I am certain that a few of the catch phrases will be with us for a while. This movie was a blast. Disney did a great job with this one.


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