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Old Dogs (2009)

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Two friends and business partners find their lives turned upside down when strange circumstances lead them to be the temporary guardians of seven year-old twins.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Charlie
... Dan
... Vicki
... Zach
... Emily
... Amanda
... Craig
... Jimmy Lunchbox
... Barry
... Martha
... Jenna
... Condo Woman
... Tattoo Artist
... Yoshiro Nishamura (as Saburo Shimono)
... Riku (as Kevin W. Yamada)
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Storyline

Charlie and Dan have been best friends and business partners for thirty years and their Manhattan public relations firm is on the verge of a huge business deal with a Japanese company. With two weeks to sew up the contract, Dan gets a surprise; a woman he married on a drunken impulse nearly nine years before (annulled the next day) shows up to tell him he's the father of her twins, now seven, and she'll be in jail for 14 days for a political protest. Dan volunteers to keep the tykes, although he's uptight and clueless. With Charlie's help is there any way they can be dad and uncle, meet the kids' expectations, and still land the account? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Sit. Stay. Play Dad. See more »

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Comedy | Family

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Rated PG for some mild rude humor | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

25 November 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Papás a la fuerza  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$16,894,511, 29 November 2009, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$49,492,060

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$96,753,696
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1.85 : 1
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Robin Williams' last time working with Disney. See more »

Goofs

Where Dan and Vicki are having lunch at Grand Central Station, the ice in Dan's glass of iced tea appears and disappears throughout the scene. See more »

Quotes

Dan: Whoa. Does this drink come with a diving board? It's insane!
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References The Simpsons Movie (2007) See more »

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In Rhythm
Written by Alex Torres and Jimmy Fontanez
Performed by Alex Torres and His Latin Orchestra
Courtesy of Crucial Music
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Not as bad as I Expected
26 November 2009 | by See all my reviews

While looking for a family Thanksgiving movie, I realized I had only 2 options, this or Twilight. Since there was no way in hell I was going to see Twilight I decided to read some review and go see this. Oh god the reviews were awful. After seeing this film I will admit, its not THAT bad. The acting is for the most part good, and some of the jokes are funny.

Admittedly this joke runs way to long, and not to spoil it but the producers could have cut at LEAST 15mins out of it, that drag the whole movie down. Id go see it again, at least it doesn't have glittering vampires.


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