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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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This Navy S.E.A.L. Meets His Match. See more »


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$56,000,000 (estimated)

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$30,552,694 (USA) (6 March 2005)

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$113,086,868 (USA)
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They had to shine a red light at Vin Diesel's ear to get the duck to bite it. See more »

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When Mr Chung jumps through the window in the children's bedroom, he clearly uses no force to break through the entire pane. See more »

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Zoe Plummer: [about the people at the party] Who are all these people?
Scott: I don't know.
Zoe Plummer: We need to talk.
Scott: Don't hate the player, girl, hate the game.
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References Shane (1953) See more »

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The Power
Written by Benito Benitez, John Garrett III, Toni Colandreo, Luca Anzilotti, Michael Muenzing
Performed by Snap
Courtesy of Anzilotti & Munzing G&R
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Good Simple Fun
17 October 2006 | by (United States) – 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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