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Daddy's Home (2015)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 25 December 2015 (USA)
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Brad Whitaker is a radio host trying to get his stepchildren to love him and call him Dad. But his plans turn upside down when their biological father, Dusty Mayron, returns.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Brad Whitaker
... Dusty Mayron
... Sara
... Leo Holt
... Megan
... Dylan (as Owen Wilder Vaccaro)
... Dr. Francisco
... Griff
... Jerry (Bully's Dad)
... Doris
... Dental Hygienist
Matthew Paul Martinez ... Pete (Recording Engineer)
... Panda Singer #1
... Panda Singer #2
Riley Ann Corbin ... Hello Kitty Girl
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Storyline

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.

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Dad vs step-dad See more »

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Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, crude and suggestive content, and for language | See all certifications »

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25 December 2015 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

World's Greatest Brad  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$38,740,203, 27 December 2015, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$150,357,137

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$240,360,392
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Trivia

The children's school in the film was Hynes Charter School in New Orleans, Louisiana. Hynes teaches Pre-Kindergarten to 8th grades and French Kindergarten to 6th grades. Many of the children used as extras in the film actually attended Hynes. See more »

Goofs

The radio station is called 103.6. In the United States all licensed FM radio stations end in odd numbers only. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Brad Whitaker: [narrating] 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...
[video of copulating rhinos]
Brad Whitaker: ... 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!
[driving]
Brad Whitaker: 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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References SpongeBob SquarePants (1999) See more »

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Greenbriar
Written by Robert Walter and Michael Andrews
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Courtesy of Elgonix LLC
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A very funny movie!
26 December 2015 | by See all my reviews

"Daddy's Home" was a very enjoyable movie to watch! The mix of polar opposites Will Ferrell and Mark Walhberg was almost perfect. Ferrell plays the wimpy, goody two-shoes husband who is desperately trying to keep his wife and step-kids together as a family. Wahlberg plays the charismatic and tough guy ex-husband/biological father looking to win back his family at almost any cost. The beautiful Linda Cardellini plays Sara the wife/ex-wife who is caught in the hilarious tug of war between her two suitors. While the plot is somewhat predictable, the humor is fresh and so very enjoyable! If you're looking for an hour and a half of laughs, look no further and go see this enjoyable movie. However, you might want to leave the younger kids at home for this one because of sexual innuendo and language.


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