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The Pacifier (2005)

PG | | Action, Comedy, Drama | 4 March 2005 (USA)
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Having recovered from wounds received in a failed rescue operation, Navy SEAL Shane Wolfe is handed a new assignment: Protect the five Plummer kids from enemies of their recently deceased father -- a government scientist whose top-secret experiment remains in the kids' house.

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Adam Shankman
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vin Diesel ... Shane Wolfe
Lauren Graham ... Principal Claire Fletcher
Faith Ford ... Julie Plummer
Brittany Snow ... Zoe Plummer
Max Thieriot ... Seth Plummer
Chris Potter ... Capt. Bill Fawcett
Carol Kane ... Helga
Brad Garrett ... Vice Principal Dwayne Murney
Morgan York ... Lulu Plummer
Kegan Hoover ... Peter Plummer (as Keegan Hoover)
Logan Hoover ... Peter Plummer
Bo Vink ... Baby Tyler Plummer
Luke Vink ... Baby Tyler Plummer
Tate Donovan ... Howard Plummer
Scott Thompson ... Director
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Storyline

After a Navy SEAL fails to rescue a scientist who developed a top secret device, he is assigned to guard the man's children while searching for information on where the device may be hidden inside the house. Along the way, he must cope with rebellious teens, child care, an overbearing school official, and foreign spies also looking for it. Written by Disneyfication

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Taglines:

Prepare for bottle. Prepare for battle. See more »

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Drama | Family

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for action violence, language and rude humor | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

Disney's Official Site

Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English | Korean

Release Date:

4 March 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Pacifier See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$56,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$30,552,694, 6 March 2005

Gross USA:

$113,086,868

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$198,636,868
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

DTS (DTS HD Master Audio 5.1) (5.1 Surround Sound) (5.1)| Dolby Digital (Dolby Digital 5.1) (5.1 Surround Sound) (5.1)| SDDS (8 channels) (5.1 Surround Sound) (5.1)| D-Cinema 48kHz 5.1 (D-Cinema prints) (5.1 Surround Sound) (5.1)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

This is not the only movie that Faith Ford plays a character called Julie. In Beethoven's 5th (2003), Faith plays Sheriff Julie Dempsey. See more »

Goofs

When Lt. Wolfe discovers that Seth has gone out the window he tells Zoe to watch everyone and to alert him if anyone comes within 40 clicks of the perimeter. 'Klicks' is military jargon for kilometer so in reality he's telling her to warn him if anyone comes withing 40 kilometers of the house. See more »

Quotes

Shane Wolfe: [garage door opens, and the family van is revealed] What is it?
Seth Plummer: It's a "minivan".
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Alternate Versions

In the UK, the word 'spaz' was substituted with 'jerk' in order to obtain a PG certificate as opposed to a 12. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Cinematic Excrement: Jingle All the Way 2 (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

The Anthem
Written by Benji Madden, Joel Madden, John Feldmann
Performed by Good Charlotte
Courtesy of Epic Records
By arrangement with Sony BMG Music Licensing
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This could be the worst film of all time.....
4 March 2005 | by c-h-graham-1See all my reviews

I can appreciate the fact that Vin Diesel wants to expand his career past the range of muscle-bound action hero, but this borders on repulsive. The horrifying fact is this film may have cost $12 - $15 million to make, and this weekend it will pull down maybe $20 million. It is the insult of all time when Hollywood vomits out this tripe knowing that all parents everywhere will blindly take their children to see this toilet-humor rubbish as a form of baby-sitting for adults. Even if the movie is awful, as this one is, parents see it as a 2 hour lull in an otherwise boring week-end. What a disgrace.....

Hollywood knows that the family-film is the mother load of financial happiness. Parents take their kids and pay adult movie prices, and they don't even want to be there. Kids scream bloody murder when they see diaper jokes and booger eating 2 year-olds, so most parents allow this violation to survive by paying into it. Hollywood should be ashamed of themselves, as should any parent who takes their child to see this abomination....


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