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Tooth Fairy (2010)

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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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$48,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$14,010,409 (USA) (22 January 2010)

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$60,013,411 (USA) (11 June 2010)
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This was Billy Crystal's first live-action movie role in eight years since Analyze That (2002). See more »

Goofs

When Jerry is showing Derek how to use the memory eraser during his job as the Tooth Fairy, when they show a shot from behind his whole arm is there, but when they show a shot from the front part of his arm is missing. See more »

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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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Referenced in Life's Too Short: Episode #1.6 (2011) See more »

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FEEL THE SOUND
Written by Marc Ferrari and George Hamilton
Performed by Adam Hamilton
Courtesy of Marc Ferrari/MasterSource
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Great Family Film
19 May 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I don't know what the rest of these reviewers were watching but I took my 11-year-old to see this at the theater; and she used her hard-earned money to buy it on DVD as soon as it became available.

It's a feel-good story of a jaded and cynical man who realizes that it's okay to dream; it's okay to believe in things you can't see and hope for a better tomorrow. Why on earth is this a bad thing? Sure, parts of the movie rate an 11 out of 10 on the cheese-o-meter but, once again, why is this a bad thing?

No, I don't think that this is a good date movie, or something that a bunch of adults would find entertaining, but when watching it with a group of kids, or just one 11-year-old little girl, it's a winner.


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