Having recovered from wounds received in a failed rescue operation, Navy SEAL Shane Wolfe is handed a new assignment: Protect the five Plummer kids from enemies of their recently deceased father -- a government scientist whose top-secret experiment remains in the kids' house.

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Adam Shankman
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vin Diesel ... Shane Wolfe
Lauren Graham ... Principal Claire Fletcher
Faith Ford ... Julie Plummer
Brittany Snow ... Zoe Plummer
Max Thieriot ... Seth Plummer
Chris Potter ... Capt. Bill Fawcett
Carol Kane ... Helga
Brad Garrett ... Vice Principal Dwayne Murney
Morgan York ... Lulu Plummer
Kegan Hoover ... Peter Plummer (as Keegan Hoover)
Logan Hoover ... Peter Plummer
Bo Vink ... Baby Tyler Plummer
Luke Vink ... Baby Tyler Plummer
Tate Donovan ... Howard Plummer
Scott Thompson ... Director
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Storyline

After a Navy SEAL fails to rescue a scientist who developed a top secret device, he is assigned to guard the man's children while searching for information on where the device may be hidden inside the house. Along the way, he must cope with rebellious teens, child care, an overbearing school official, and foreign spies also looking for it. Written by Disneyfication

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This Navy S.E.A.L. Meets His Match. See more »

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Drama | Family

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for action violence, language and rude humor | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Dwayne Johnson was considered for the role of Shane Wolfe. See more »

Goofs

Throughout the film, Captain Fawcett's jacket is fully buttoned up, which is required in the Navy. However, when he is being arrested with the Chuns, his jacket is completely unbuttoned, and his tie is fully showing. See more »

Quotes

Shane Wolfe: [garage door opens, and the family van is revealed] What is it?
Seth Plummer: It's a "minivan".
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Alternate Versions

In the UK, the word 'spaz' was substituted with 'jerk' in order to obtain a PG certificate as opposed to a 12. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Cameron Diaz/Green Day (2005) See more »

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The Power
Written by Michael Münzing (as Benito Benitez), Luca Anzilotti (as John Garrett III), Toni C. (as Toni Colandreo), Luca Anzilotti, Michael Münzing (as Michael Muenzing)
Performed by Snap! (as Snap)
Courtesy of Anzilotti & Munzing G&R
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You won't be too tortured
6 March 2005 | by androidprincesstSee all my reviews

If you liked Kindergarten Cop, there's a good chance you'll like this film. It's in a similar vein, the plot of the hardened male (Vin Deisel) forced to deal with multiple children. But this movie could've been better. I thought a lot of the action scenes seemed forced and a little on the ridiculous side. I love ninjas, but they just weren't well-played. But the side-plots involving the children's school were mostly entertaining, Morgan York (Lulu) stole the show, and Brad Garret (Vice Principal Murney) was hysterical. Scott Thompson (the Director) was also quite funny, but I would've liked to see more of him. So though I found the action portions disappointing, your kids would probably like the movie and you won't be too tortured.


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Release Date:

4 March 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Pacifier See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$56,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$30,552,694, 6 March 2005

Gross USA:

$113,086,868

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$198,636,868
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Sound Mix:

DTS (DTS HD Master Audio 5.1) (5.1 Surround Sound) (5.1)| Dolby Digital (Dolby Digital 5.1) (5.1 Surround Sound) (5.1)| SDDS (8 channels) (5.1 Surround Sound) (5.1)| D-Cinema 48kHz 5.1 (D-Cinema prints) (5.1 Surround Sound) (5.1)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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