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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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Release Date:

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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Trivia

Prints of this movie were delivered to theatres under the fake title "Ribbon". See more »

Goofs

When Peyton gives Joe the cookie in the car, the bites he takes out of it keep changing between shots. See more »

Quotes

Karen Kelly: How are things going there?
Peyton Kelly: Terrific, the food's not all that great, but my room is huge.
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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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Features The Suite Life of Zack and Cody (2005) See more »

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Are You Lonesome Tonight?
Written by Roy Turk, Lou Handman
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The Game Plan as ALL THE RIGHT MOVES
30 September 2007 | by See all my reviews

Personally, it was the trailers that made me want to see this movie from the start. Let's get serious, this was not supposed to be 'Shindler's List' or something. It's a comedy about a football player! If anyone expected anything more they were deluded from the start. "The Rock" was very decent in this role, but he wasn't supposed to be the superstar of the film, just the superstar of the team -- that a big difference. Pettis was amazing, as was Kyra Sedgwick. And the team...the team of knucklehead football players stole the show in every scene they were in. The comedy had its slapstick moments but for the most part it was heartfelt and warm. I took my 7 and 6 year old daughters to see and they loved it. Definitely a must-see family film and certainly a DVD buy!


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