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Two friends and business partners find their lives turned upside down when strange circumstances lead to them being placed in the care of 7-year-old twins.

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Charlie and Dan have been best friends and business partners for thirty years; their Manhattan public relations firm is on the verge of a huge business deal with a Japanese company. With two weeks to sew up the contract, Dan gets a surprise: a woman he married on a drunken impulse nearly nine years before (annulled the next day) shows up to tell him he's the father of her twins, now seven, and she'll be in jail for 14 days for a political protest. Dan volunteers to keep the tykes, although he's up tight and clueless. With Charlie's help is there any way they can be dad and uncle, meet the kids' expectations, and still land the account? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Sit. Stay. Play Dad. See more »

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Rated PG for some mild rude humor | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

25 November 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Old Dogs  »

Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£130,384 (UK) (19 March 2010)

Gross:

$49,474,048 (USA) (26 March 2010)
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At the campsite, while Scoutmaster Barry is speaking, Charlie and Dan are working. Charlie is on his laptop and Dan is working on his Blackberry. In one clip, he has an open portfolio (red file on left side, black file on the right side) on his lap and is looking at it while working on his Blackberry. The shot goes back to the scoutmaster, then back to Dan and the portfolio is gone. Once again it goes to Matt then back to Charlie and the portfolio is back. (at around 1 min) See more »

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Yancy Devlin: You ladies ready to play a little Ultimate Frisbee?
Dan: I think so, Mr. Testosterone!
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Written by Ali Dee (as Ali Theodore), Joey Katsaros, and John McCurry
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I was told by everyone I know and all the critics to not see this..and yet I loved it!

I was told by everyone not to see this movie. I was told it was just kiddie, unfunny, clichéd, racist, boring and the acting was terrible! After hearing all this I refused to see this.

But, society was wrong! I loved this movie. It stars one of my best Actors and Comedians ever, Robin Williams and one of my best actors and dancers ever, John Travolta! I thought it was hilarious. I loved the camping trip where they have to play with the Frisbee! Them shooting off the statues head! Just brilliant! I went to see this in theaters and me and everyone else around me were just laughing our heads off! I didn't want to write a review, because sometimes when I see the movie on DVD I see it differently than i did in theaters. But, I still saw it the same. I watched it with my roommates and they all thought it was hilarious! I have no idea why everyone hates it.

The movie is clichéd, i'll give everyone that. So, because it's clichéd that means we have to hate it and not enjoy it? I have no idea why people hated it.

Robin Williams was great as usual! John travolta was great as the cool old guy! In fact they both worked together. Don't know why travolta was nominated for a Razzie for Worst Actor! DON'T BELIEVE THE CRITICS! I WARN YOU! IT'S AN EXCELLENT MOVIE! 8/10 P.S. Seth green is also in this. Not for too long, but he is hilarious as usual. Just listen to his scream when he sees a gorilla! LOL!


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