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PG | | Action, Comedy, Drama | 4 March 2005 (USA)
Having recovered from wounds received in a failed rescue operation, 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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This Navy S.E.A.L. Meets His Match. See more »


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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 USA:

$30,552,694, 6 March 2005, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$113,086,868

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$198,636,868
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(DTS HD Master Audio 5.1) (5.1 Surround Sound) (5.1)| (Dolby Digital 5.1) (5.1 Surround Sound) (5.1)| (8 channels) (5.1 Surround Sound) (5.1)| (D-Cinema prints) (5.1 Surround Sound) (5.1)

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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The scenes in which Shane teaches Zoey how to drive, pay homage to Vin Diesel's role as Dominic Toretto in The Fast and The Furious (2001). See more »

Goofs

When the family and Shane Wolfe are in the arcade you can see an Mortal Kombat 2 machine, later when Shane is getting the kid out of the balls you can see the screen on the MK2 machine and it shows the text and logo for Mortal Kombat Trilogy, which was only released on home consoles and was never in the arcades. See more »

Quotes

Seth Plummer: There is a man in the house! It's me!
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Connections

Referenced in Goedemorgen Nederland: Episode dated 28 April 2005 (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Saturday Night
Written by Willy "Wil-Dog" Abers, Ulises Bella, Justin Poree, Asdru Sierra,
Raul Pacheco, Jiro Yamaguchi, J. Smith-Freeman
Performed by Ozomatli
Courtesy of Concord Records
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Good Simple Fun
17 October 2006 | by 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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