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The Pacifier (2005)

PG | | Action, Comedy, Drama | 4 March 2005 (USA)
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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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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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Official Sites:

Disney's Official Site

Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English | Korean

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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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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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Did You Know?

Trivia

The first day of shooting for the movie took place with the scene when Shane sees Seth outside the theater. See more »

Goofs

In accordance with U.S. Armed Forces dress code, a plain white t-shirt is considered as 'underwear'. Due to this, Shane, a strongly devoted serviceman, would not wear one as an actual shirt if he were in the military. See more »

Quotes

Shane Wolfe: When you're down and low, lower than the floor, And you feel like you ain't got a chance. Bom, bom, bom, Don't make a move till you're in the groove And do the Peter Panda Dance:
[Clap twice]
Shane Wolfe: 'Just hop three times like a kangaroo, Side-step twice just like those/the crabs do, Three steps forward, one step back. Quick like a turtle, lie on your back!
[Whispering]
Shane Wolfe: 'Roll like a log till you can't roll no more!' Better jump up quick like there ain't no floor, Hold your breath, and jump/step/slide to ...
[...]
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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 »


Soundtracks

Saturday Night
Written by Willy "Wil-Dog" Abers, Ulises Bella, Justin Poree, Asdru Sierra,
Raul Pacheco, Jiro Yamaguchi, J. Smith-Freeman
Performed by Ozomatli
Courtesy of Concord Records
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Hey, this was really fun
6 March 2005 | by jmdsternSee all my reviews

Okay, sometimes I think the critics are all single "non-family" people. I just got back from viewing this movie with 7 adults and 11 children. It was wonderful to watch the kids giggle and hurrah at Vin Diesel, tough guy, nice guy, real softie routine. Whether he was kicking bad guys or changing diapers, he was great. While there were many clichés and material we've all seen in other forms, we sometime forget that this stuff works. My child is 8 and this is fresh to him. I'm so please that we were able to bring 18 people of varying ages who all had a good time. I say forget the negatives and focus on what we sometimes forget, an afternoon or evening with you kids is the best pacifier.


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