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.
The scene involving Brad Whitaker (Will Ferrell) botching a half-court shot and hitting a cheerleader with a basketball was filmed during the half-time of a real NBA game between the Pelicans and the Lakers in New Orleans, Louisiana. Videos of the incident quickly popped up on video sites such as YouTube and Vine. See more »
When Sarah and Brad are in their bedroom talking Sarah is in bed and her tablet continues to change positions and locations while it's on the pillow each time the camera cuts to her. 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...
[video of copulating rhinos]
... 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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Live Your Life
Written by Dan Balan, T.I. (as Clifford Harris), Makeba Riddick & Just Blaze (as Justin Smith)
Performed by T.I. featuring Rihanna
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
Rihanna appears courtesy of Def Jam Recordings under license from Universal Music Enterprises
Contains portions of "Dragostea Din Tei" by O'Zone (as O-Zone), used courtesy of Cat Music Srl
Romania and Ultra Records, Inc. USA See more »
Step up Dad
This is actually pretty funny. It's not the most sophisticated comedy, but you should know that even before watching this. Mark Wahlberg showing off his perks ... I mean comedic talents again. Also his muscles yes (for those who care). There are quite a few jokes that go below the belt (even literally), but it's all kept pretty light, if you don't mind that direction in general.
Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg have lots of fun, playing off each other and being "enemies". The ending kind of could be seen as a "things to come" kind of thing, which might ring true, with Part 2 already announced (though the movie as I know did not make that much business in Germany at least). Still you get what the box/cover promises after all, so why complain?
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