Stepfather Brad Whitaker is hoping for his stepchildren to love him and treat him like a dad. All is going well until the biological father, Dusty Mayron, shows up, then everything takes a toll. His stepchildren start putting him second and their father first, and now Dusty will have to learn that being a good dad is about pains and struggles. Brad will also experience once again what it's like to be a stepdad.
Upcoming Australian director/writer/actor Matthew St. Vincent had the rating for this film changed from PG to M15+, due to concerns for his Queen's son who he did not want exposed to some of the language and crude humor in this film. Ironically, St. Vincent's future films were quite heavy on everything he did not want his Queen's son to be exposed to. See more »
The Indian Chief Classic has a six-speed transmission, not five as referenced in the movie (1 down, 4 up). See more »
Here's a question for you. What do kids need more, a father or a dad? What's the difference? The way I see it, darn near anyone can be a father...
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... but not everyone has the patience or the devotion to be a dad. As for me, I've always wanted to be a dad. Let me tell you, I love it! Yeah!
And I love my Ford Flex. It treats me to a smooth ride, and you know what? It didn't break the bank. Room enough for the whole family.
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Anchorman, Talladega Nights, Blades of Glory, even The Other Guys. This is the level of comedy I expect when I watch a Will Ferrell movie - insanely witty, funny dialogue, with some of the only truly funny slapstick scenes around thrown in to boot.
This movie has none of that. I laughed out loud once, and sniggered a few times. The script smacked of someone out of ideas, the acting came across as forced as a consequence, and the final result is a movie aimed at no more than a juvenile audience. Numerous scenes had to be taken to ridiculous extremes because they simply weren't naturally comical.
Whalberg puts in a great performance given what he had to work with, but this doesn't make the movie worth seeing. I
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