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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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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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Budget:

$56,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$34,165 (Norway) (17 June 2005)

Gross:

£4,272,480 (UK) (29 July 2005)
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Originally Jackie Chan was attached to this film. The ninjas in the movie are from his stunt team. See more »

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As the director gives his lecture about their imminent opening, the shot cuts to the woman Seth dropped, and you can see the mountain prop is already broken, yet in the next shot, it is intact. See more »

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Director: We open in a week, people! The set isn't finished. Mother Abbess just quit because she has shingles. And, every step-ball change would make Bob Fosse rise from the grave just so he could have a heart attack again!
Seth Plummer: I'll get it right.
Director: No, you won't. You and your... *mother* over here can't get it right. And, I know this because I am a professional. I directed Show Boat with Greg Brady. It wasn't union, but it was good. Good! Good! Good!
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References The Breakfast Club (1985) See more »

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Skip to My Lou
Performed by Larry Groce & Disneyland Children's Sing-Along Chorus
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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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