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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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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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Trivia

When Shane is in Peter's room, before Lulu asks him about his "boobs", on the floor are letter blocks spelling out "One Race". One Race is the production company owned by Vin Diesel. See more »

Goofs

When the Navy SEALs are addressed, they are referred to as soldiers. This is incorrect as SEALs are navy sailors, and are addressed as such. See more »

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Zoe Plummer: Personal Bubble Invasion!
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Spoofs Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead (1991) See more »

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Performed by The Fireflies
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Attack duck!
5 March 2005 | by (Pennsylvania) – See all my reviews

Probably one of my most enjoyable movie experiences ever. My (22-year-old) daughter and her friend are Vin Diesel fans, and I like stupid movies, so we went off to see this with no particular expectations. It was delightful! The acting was good, the writing was just off-kilter enough to surprise, and the plot, while predictable, was only predictable a few seconds in advance (which is about how long it took for Vin Diesel's character to process a thought). Our little group of cynics was charmed and quoting lines from the movie all the way home afterwards. We agreed that it was indeed a Disney movie, but it didn't have the cheesy hollowness and wannabe withitness that has hampered those productions since Hayley Mills was my age. Bits of it were unexpectedly moving. Vin Diesel's little side romance was also charming, with a breath of gentle kinkiness ("On land, you're the superior officer," he says to his honey, and she smirks.) Basically it was funny, stupid, and sweet without being annoying, and Vin Diesel was excellent in it. I'll buy it when it comes out in video, or my daughter will--she works in a trendy video store, so that she liked the movie is saying a lot.


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