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The Game Plan (2007)

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An NFL quarterback living the bachelor lifestyle discovers that he has an 8-year-old daughter from a previous relationship.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Joe Kingman (as Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson)
... Peyton Kelly
... Stella Peck
... Monique Vasquez
... Travis Sanders
... Kyle Cooper
... Jamal Webber
... Clarence Monroe
... Karen Kelly
Tubbs ... Spike
... Coach Mark Maddox
... Tatianna
... Samuel Blake, Jr.
... Larry the Doorman
... Nanny Cindy
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Storyline

Joe Kingman is a huge football star. He's got women, money, and a good career. Everything is perfect for him. Then one day an 8 year old girl shows up at his door telling him that she's his daughter from a past relationship. Once he has proof that she is for a fact his, he tries but fails miserably at "parenting." From problems such as his super speedy car with no backseat, to leaving her in a bar at 3 am, he's got a lot to deal with. Eventually though, she gets him, (and his football team) wrapped around her finger. When she has a near-death experience and Joe finds out her mother died early that year, he wants her to move and live with him. Her aunt though disagrees and takes her home. Joe has to play the game of his life and when he's injured, and things don't look good for him, his daughter comes out and gets him right back on the field. Written by Courtney S.

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He had the perfect game plan. There's just one little problem... See more »

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Comedy | Family | Sport

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Rated PG for some mild thematic elements | See all certifications »

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28 September 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Entrenando a papá  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$22,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$22,950,971, 30 September 2007, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$90,648,202

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$147,880,543
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

To get the dog to lick Johnson's hand, they covered it in a blended mix of tuna and other foods. See more »

Goofs

When Peyton tells Joe that she wasn't feeling good and Joe tells her not to give up, she says, "I know," but her lips don't move. See more »

Quotes

Joe Kingman: Bostun Webels, experience the heat. Buston Webels, catch the magik. Buston Webels, catch... who wites this?
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Crazy Credits

During the closing credits, the cast sings karaoke to "Burning Love" by Elvis. See more »


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My Girl
Written by Smokey Robinson, Ronald White
Performed by The Temptations
Courtesy of Motown Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Thoroughly enjoyable family fun
30 September 2007 | by See all my reviews

This was a thoroughly enjoyable family movie. Saw it with my wife and 10 year old son and we all had a great time. The Rock is improving as an actor and was quite funny, especially in the Ballet... The little girl was very cute. The humor was squeaky clean and the message was clear and sweet. Loved it. Kyra Sedwick was funny in places which I'm not used to seeing. The supporting cast of football players was well done. There isn't much football in the movie so it won't turn off non-athletes. I think the Rock's charm will continue to drive his career as he is able to always bring the charm while pulling off the tough male ego.


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