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Daddy Day Care

Daddy Day Care

Steve Carr (2003)

88min
PG Certificate
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Review

Our Score
Kids don't just rule the roost in this amiable comedy, they steal the show. It's a role-reversal romp in the same vein as Mr Mom, but what it lacks in originality it makes up for in cuteness and verve. Eddie Murphy and Jeff Garlin play sacked advertising executives who decide to set up a children's day-care centre; cue major mishaps as a house full of angel-faced youngsters turn into marauding monsters - much to the delight of rival childcare provider Miss Harridan (Anjelica Huston), the stern headmistress of a very proper "academy". This is simplistic, but it works well. Murphy happily lets his pint-sized co-stars take centre stage and his performance is all the more effective for it, while the mix of parental-themed humour and poignant moments never nauseates. The film may be too sweet for mass appeal, but family audiences will be charmed.

Summary

Two unemployed executives decide to open a day-care centre, believing they have found an easy way to make a profit - but instead discover looking after a horde of rampant kids is not as simple as it seems. Family comedy, starring Eddie Murphy, Jeff Garlin, Steve Zahn and Anjelica Huston.

Cast & Crew

Charlie Hinton Eddie Murphy
Phil Jeff Garlin
Marvin Steve Zahn
Kim Hinton Regina King
Bruce Kevin Nealon
Mr Dan Kubitz Jonathan Katz
Peggy Siobhan Fallon
Crispin's mom Lisa Edelstein
Jenny Lacey Chabert
Sheila Laura Kightlinger
Kelli Leila Arcieri
Miss Harridan Anjelica Huston
Ben Hinton Khamani Griffin
Director Steve Carr
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Other Information

Language: English Colour Theatrical distributor: Columbia TriStar Guidance: Some violence and swearing. Available on: Available on video and DVD Released on: 11 Jul 2003

Comedy Childrens

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