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Grand-Daddy Day Care (2019)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Family | 5 February 2019 (Brazil)
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A family man turns his house into a 'day care' center for senior citizens.

Director:

Ron Oliver

Writers:

Robbie Fox (story by), Robbie Fox (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Danny Trejo ... Eduardo Hernandez
Reno Wilson ... Frank Collins
Roxana Ortega ... Emma Collins
Hal Linden ... Gabe
Linda Gray ... Blanche
George Wendt ... Big Lou
Margaret Avery ... Millie
Julia Duffy ... Bonnie
Barry Bostwick ... Dynamite Dan North
Garrett Morris ... Arnold
James Hong ... Walter
Alec Mapa ... Ned Tooley
Anthony Gonzalez ... Jordan Collins
Clint Howard ... Judge Littles
Mara Marini ... Bev
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A family man turns his house into a 'day care' center for senior citizens.

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Comedy | Family

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Rated PG-13 for some drug material | See all certifications »
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Trivia

Mr. Tooley mentions that he does not see a record of inspection of the license holder since 2003 a reference to Daddy Day Care which starred Eddie Murphy meaning Daddy Day Care has been in business for 16 years. See more »

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[first lines]
Frank Collins: [writing at his typewriter] Jack Quartermaine knew he was a dead man. Nah, nah, nah. Jack Quartermaine THOUGHT he was a dead man. Jack Quartermaine FEARED he was a dead man. Suspected? Imagined?
Jack Quartermaine: [to the camera] Come Frank, make up your mind...
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Offensively ageist and offensively un-funny
19 February 2019 | by cynycylSee all my reviews

Let me lead off with being a fan of nearly every performer in this movie. I've seen, and gone out of my way to see, most of these actors works, whether it be on TV or the big screen. I know family friendly comedies will be safe, middle-of-the-road and take few risks so I watch it with all these expectations. Safe but entertaining, amusing and a chance to see some faces you don't see much these days (Hal Linden, Julia Duffy, Barry Bostwick, George Wendt, James Hong, Linda Gray). The idea of a stymied author making some much needed money on the side by taking in various elderly folks in the neighborhood so they can also keep his newly-moved-in father-in-law (Danny Trejo) company is fine. However, some of these folks aren't that old, yet they have them behave...across the board...as decrepit, frail, clueless, just out of it. Take every old person stereotype you can think of, it's here. Take every old person "joke" and it's them. The writer of the movie seems to have forgotten that old people don't think of themselves as old, most of the time. They are just people that sometimes get held back by their age, but their interests and desires are not "old". The people in this were young in the 60s, 70s and 80s, but they don't use references or show interests that reflect that. Again, it's just really rough, broad stereotypes, skeletons of characters never fleshed out. A movie that could have been Grumpy Old Men (and Women) on steroids becomes a cringe-worthy exercise in laughing *at*, not with, the elderly. The cast deserved so much better than this.


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Language:

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