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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 seven year-old twins.

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Yoshiro Nishamura (as Saburo Shimono)
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Riku (as Kevin W. Yamada)
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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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Sit. Stay. Play Dad. 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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Release Date:

25 November 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Papás a la fuerza  »

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Box Office

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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Bernie Mac's last released film. Soul Men (2008) was released first, but was the last film he made. See more »

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When Dan is taking the self tanning session we can clearly see that the hair on his chest just grew back, although the tattoo is supposed to be already 7 years old. See more »

Quotes

[from trailer]
Yancy Devlin: You ladies ready to play a little Ultimate Frisbee?
Dan: I think so, Mr. Testosterone!
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Featured in The 81st Annual Academy Awards (2009) See more »

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All Right Now
Written by Andy Fraser and Paul Rodgers
Performed by Free
Courtesy of A&M Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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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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