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Old Dogs (2009)

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Two friends and business partners find their lives turned upside down when strange circumstances lead them to be the temporary guardians of 7 year old twins

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Yoshiro Nishamura (as Saburo Shimono)
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Charlie and Dan have been best friends and business partners for thirty years and 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 uptight 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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Life is Not Child-Proof See more »

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Comedy | Family

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

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25 November 2009 (USA)  »

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Papás a la fuerza  »

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Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$16,894,511 (USA) (27 November 2009)

Gross:

$49,474,048 (USA) (26 March 2010)
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Trivia

Majority of production, including most of Tokyo scenes (except for the Tokyo airport and Tokyo street scenes that were shot in New York City) were done in Connecticut, thanks to the 30% Film/TV production tax incentive that the State offered at that time. There was no overseas location shoot in this film. See more »

Goofs

When Dan talks to Yoshiro and Rihu, you can see a boom microphone at the top of the screen. See more »

Quotes

Charlie: The kids have never seen Friday the 13th, part 1 or 2!
Vicki: Oh, my God!
Dan: He's kidding. He's a kidder. He was scared of The Wizard of Oz. He's kidding. The monkeys got him nuts.
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Connections

Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Taylor Lautner/Bon Jovi (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Mambo No. 5
Written by Dámaso Pérez Prado
Performed by Perez Prado Orchestra (as Perez Prado and His Orchestra)
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment, Mexicana, S.A. de C.V., The RCA Record Label, and The RCA/Jive Label Group,
a unit of Sony Music Entertainment
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Old Dogs
10 January 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Oh My God this was the funniest movie. It kept my husband and myself laughing through out the movie. Just good clean humor.

John's daughter and wife were terrific...I would recommend this movie to any age group.

I had read the reviews and disagree with the negative ones. I just don't understand how anyone could not like it. It went by fast, certainly kept our attention and we laughed until hurt. Actually the entire audience laughed through out the movie. All the actors were great, they worked well with each other, and although it may have been predictable, it was delightful


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