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

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$113,006,880 (USA) (8 July 2005)
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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 »

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At the beginning of the movie when Shane saves the Professor and they are walking towards the chopper, Shane has an ear-piece on, but in the next shot it disappears. See more »

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Vice Principal Murney: [upon meeting Shane] I'm Vice Principal Murney, or Murnanator as the wrestling team calls me. My friends call me Little Puppet.
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Spoofs Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead (1991) See more »

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Purely Fun Family Film
24 March 2007 | by (.: Fiendish Writings in the Dark :.) – See all my reviews

Vin Diesel? In a Comedy? Yes! And he's awesome! I'm hoping this doesn't indicate a genre change for Diesel-I love watching his actioners, but when he decides he needs to retire, he should definitely give comedy a sincere consideration. This wasn't "awesome," but it was highly enjoyable.

The premise has been done before...when I saw the previews for this work, I thought, "Just another Suburban Commando ripoff." I'm happy to report that this endeavor is so much more than that, and stands alone, without any connection to that work than a military character in a suburban setting. Everything else is different, and well executed by these gifted child actors and Vin Diesel in his most lovable role.

I highly recommend this work to any family who are looking for something worthy in which to invest their movie time.

It rates a 7.6/10 from...

the Fiend :.


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