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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kegan Hoover ...
Peter Plummer (as Keegan Hoover)
Logan Hoover ...
Bo Vink ...
Luke Vink ...
Howard Plummer


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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Prepare for bottle. Prepare for battle. See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

4 March 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Baby-sittor  »

Box Office


$56,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


£4,272,480 (UK) (29 July 2005)

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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They had to shine a red light at Vin Diesel's ear to get the duck to bite it. See more »


In the party scene, Shane is clearly seen wearing a Hanes tag-less v-neck shirt. This model of the shirt did not come out until after the date the movie was set. See more »


Lulu Plummer: [as her Firefly troops see Shane in nothing but a towel] I told you he had boobs.
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Good Simple Fun
17 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It's not rocket science, but who cares. Turn off the brain, and sit down with the kids for a good solid family comedy. Vin Diesel plays a tough guy with a big heart, he just has to find it. In the process he helps to save the world and defeat the bad guys. The children playing the Plummer family work well together, you could believe that they could be a real family (problems and all). Lauren Graham plays the principal of the school and the "love" interest for Vin Diesel very well. Their attraction is "cute" but not overdone. Brad Garrett as the vice-principal provides the off the wall character that is often presented in this script formula. His character was probably one of the main characters that could have been written better, but was passable. Pop the popcorn for a bit of a corny film and have some fun

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