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Personal Sergeant (2004)

 -  Drama  -  16 November 2004 (USA)
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Crusty Korean war veteran Chuck Manetta is less than thrilled when his teacher son Paul makes him babysit his spunky soccer obsessed ten-year-old granddaughter Jenny. However, things perk ... See full summary »

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Celine Marget ...
Jenny Manetta
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Julie Carpenter ...
Ellen Manetta
Bernadette Drayton ...
Barbara
Paul Sado ...
Jason
Ira Lewis ...
Ralph
John Corrigan ...
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Tommy
Anthony Berry ...
Earl
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Tony
Preston Simpson ...
Ray
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Alice
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Dave
Alyssa Trupelli ...
Glenda
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Crusty Korean war veteran Chuck Manetta is less than thrilled when his teacher son Paul makes him babysit his spunky soccer obsessed ten-year-old granddaughter Jenny. However, things perk up when Chuck starts whipping Jenny into shape so she can play in the local grade school varsity soccer team. Written by Woodyanders

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A young soccer player gives an old soldier one last fight.

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Rated PG-13 for language
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smart family drama
21 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A smart drama about the contemporary American family. When mom and dad have to work, who watches the kid? When grandpa has to live with his son and daughter-in-law, how does he hang on to his self-esteem? And when the kid is getting too old to be watched by a baby-sitter but isn't old enough to take care of herself, conflict ensues. The chemistry between grandpa (Victor Argo) and his granddaughter (Celine Marget) is palpable. They are top-notch actors supported by a strong ensemble. Although it deals with a serious subject matter, there are many humorous moments in it. This is truly a film for the whole family to watch -- together. Soccer fans, especially, will enjoy. It reminded me a bit of "Bend it Like Beckham," but for the kids' set.


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