Daddy Day Care Movie Review 2003

Information and Film Reviews for Daddy Day Care the Movie

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2.0 4.0 from 1 reviews

Laid-off coworkers (Murphy, Garlin) become stay-at-home dads and caregivers and come up with the idea of opening their own unconventional day-care center. This puts them in direct competition with the director (Huston) of the expensive Chapman Academy. The new Murphy's Law seems to be that for every success, he'll have four disasters. This one is definitely one of the latter, as even in his usually-successful family-friendly mode, he merely mugs amid the chaos. The script is ridiculous and unfunny, and the talented adult cast is wasted as foils for the ankle-biter inmates running the asylum. Sure they're cute, but it shouldn't be their job to carry an Eddie Murphy vehicle. Pre-school set may be amused by the antics of their on-screen peers, but their parents won't enjoy anything but the 93 minutes of quiet while their progeny zone out.


Sony Pictures Home Video, Sony Pictures Plz., 10202 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232, Phone: (310)244-7306, Fax: (310)280-2485, URL:, Remarks: Formerly Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 92 minutes.
Originally from United States.

Cast and Crew

Day Care/Nursery School, Stay-at-Home Dads
Geoff Rodkey
Eddie Murphy, Steve Zahn, Jeff Garlin, Regina King, Anjelica Huston, Lacey Chabert, Sloane Momsen, Kevin Nealon, Jonathan Katz, Khamani Griffin
Steven Poster
Steve Carr
David Newman
David MacMillan, Spring Aspers, Christopher Greenbury, Chris Cornwell, Ruth E. Carter, Gareth Stover
John Davis, Matt Berenson, Wyck Godfrey, Revolution Studios, Columbia Pictures, Sony Pictures

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