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A bad deed on the part of a tough minor-league hockey player results in an unusual sentence: He must serve one week as a real-life tooth fairy.

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Derek Thompson is 'The Tooth Fairy,' a hard-charging minor league hockey player whose nickname comes from his habit of separating opposing players from their bicuspids. When Derek discourages a youngster's hopes, he's sentenced to one week's hard labor as a real tooth fairy, complete with the requisite tutu, wings and magic wand. At first, Derek "can't handle the tooth" - bumbling and stumbling as he tries to furtively wing his way through strangers' homes...doing what tooth fairies do. But as Derek slowly adapts to his new position, he begins to rediscover his own forgotten dreams Written by 20th Century Fox

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You can't handle the tooth. See more »

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Comedy | Family | Fantasy

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Rated PG for mild language, some rude humor and sports action | See all certifications »

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22 January 2010 (USA)  »

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Hada por accidente  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$48,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£844,889 (UK) (28 May 2010)

Gross:

£3,866,018 (UK) (6 August 2010)
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Trivia

The script treatment was first proposed in 1992 as a vehicle for Arnold Schwarzenegger. See more »

Goofs

(at around 30 mins) When Derek went to the kid's room past the cat, there is no toy alligator, but after he starts to climb up to bed there is now a toy alligator which he falls on. See more »

Quotes

Derek Thompson: I can shrink down to six inches.
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Crazy Credits

During the first set of ending credits, we see an epilogue of Derek playing hockey in a new team. Lily and Jerry (disguised) are in the audience. In order to take a better look at the game, Jerry shrinks himself and gets on the puck. He uses a cat horn to send the goalie away, and Derek's team wins. See more »

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References Predator (1987) See more »

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I'M ALREADY GONE
Written by Scott Nickoley, Kellie Clanton and Ryan Franks
Performed by Kacee Clanton
Courtesy of Marc Ferrari/MasterSource
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The Rock rocks in this cute kids film
28 December 2010 | by (TN) – See all my reviews

Even though it's for kids, this movie turned out much better than I thought it would. The Rock pulls off the role of the Tooth Fairy quite well. He plays, Derek Thompson, a hockey player known as the Tooth Fairy because he knocks a lot of teeth out. He has a girlfriend played by Ashley Judd, why her I don't know because it is a very minor role, whom has 2 kids. One night Derek almost slips up and tells the young daughter there is no tooth fairy. But her mom saves the day. That night Derek is summoned to fairy land and in a unique way is given things for fairies to use and trained to fly. I liked this part the best. Billy Crystal cameos as Jimmy, the fairy whom gives him the shrinking paste, fairy dust, etc... Amnesia dust is great.

So Derek is sentenced to 2 weeks as a tooth fairy by the head fairy, Julie Andrews. Of course, he learns valuable lessons over this time.

I also liked the parts where he goes into people's homes in various ways. It was funny, we all need invisible spray.

FINAL VERDICT: I liked it and recommend it.


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