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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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Official Sites:

Disney's Official Site

Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English | Korean

Release Date:

4 March 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Baby-sittor See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$56,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$30,552,694, 6 March 2005, Wide Release

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

Boo Berries cereal is not sold in Toronto, so Adam Shankman's assistant had to drive to Buffalo, New York, to get it. See more »

Goofs

After Shane returns from chasing after the tracker, the camera shows Peter, Seth, and Zoe, then suddenly shows Peter, Lulu, and the baby. See more »

Quotes

Lulu Plummer: [Lulu walks up to Shane] Hi. Zoe says you look like the Hulk; I think you're cute.
Shane Wolfe: [Uncomfortably] Thank you.
Lulu Plummer: Do you do Kung Fu?
Shane Wolfe: Yes.
Lulu Plummer: Did you ever punch someone so hard that their head came off?
Shane Wolfe: No.
Lulu Plummer: Why are your boobs so big?
Shane Wolfe: [Offended] They're NOT boobs.
Lulu Plummer: Do you have to wear a bra?
[Shane walks into the other room. Lulu follows him]
[...]
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Connections

References Pochacco (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

The Anthem
Written by Benji Madden, Joel Madden, John Feldmann
Performed by Good Charlotte
Courtesy of Epic Records
By Arrangement with Sony BMG Music Licensing
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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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