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The Pacifier (2005)

PG | | Action, Comedy, Drama | 4 March 2005 (USA)
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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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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$56,000,000 (estimated)

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

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$113,006,880 (USA) (8 July 2005)
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They used the same live duck throughout the movie. See more »

Goofs

Classified information can never be viewed outside of a cleared area - especially not in public, as when Shane looks up information on the housekeeper while in the home, or when he looks up information about the principal while out on the playground. This would be considered a serious security breach. See more »

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Shane Wolfe: Mrs. Plummer, I will personally make sure your kids are...
[Gary the Duck bites him in the ear]
Shane Wolfe: Oh, my God!
Julie Plummer: [puts Gary down] Sorry, that's Gary. He was Howard's.
Shane Wolfe: He bit me!
Julie Plummer: I know. He thinks he's a guard dog.
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The Sound of Music
Written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II
Master recording courtesy of The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization
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I thought it was pretty good.
6 March 2005 | by (Sparta, TN) – See all my reviews

Okay, first this movie is great for what it is meant to be, a family friendly comedy romp. It has funny moments, touching moments, it gives you chuckles and even a few laughs. It isn't trying to win awards or stun the audience with special effects. You sit down, watch it, laugh a little, think about how cute the kids are, then go on with the rest of your day. A lot of action stars have taken a turn at comedy to soften their image, Stallone and Arnold S. to name a couple, so Vin Diesel is in good company there. I think it is a decent, light movie worth at least a matinée viewing. The kids are charmers, Vin Diesel doesn't seem to mind being the but of jokes, and most of the acting is good. And ladies, he spends most of the movie in tight t-shirts, and according to my wife has a nice posterior region. Guys you have to settle for Lauren Graham's sweet smile.


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