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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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Prepare for bottle. Prepare for battle. See more »


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

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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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Dwayne Johnson was considered for the role of Shane Wolfe. See more »

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When the Junior Grizzlies harass the cookie-selling Firefly troop, the leader says "This is troop sixteen territory" but the troop numbers on his sleeve clearly are a 3-digit number ending in 15. 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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Climb Ev'ry Mountain
Written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II
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Hey, this was really fun
6 March 2005 | by (Atlanta, Georgia) – See all my reviews

Okay, sometimes I think the critics are all single "non-family" people. I just got back from viewing this movie with 7 adults and 11 children. It was wonderful to watch the kids giggle and hurrah at Vin Diesel, tough guy, nice guy, real softie routine. Whether he was kicking bad guys or changing diapers, he was great. While there were many clichés and material we've all seen in other forms, we sometime forget that this stuff works. My child is 8 and this is fresh to him. I'm so please that we were able to bring 18 people of varying ages who all had a good time. I say forget the negatives and focus on what we sometimes forget, an afternoon or evening with you kids is the best pacifier.


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