Kicking & Screaming (2005)
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as Phil Weston
as Buck Weston
as Barbara Weston
as Janice Weston
as Sam Weston
as Bucky Weston
as Mark Avery
as Mark Avery
as Byong Sun
as Gian Piero
as Soccer Dan
as Ann Hogan
as Donna Jones
as Jim Davidson
as Janet Davidson
as John Ryan
as Forest Avery
as Tom Hanna
as Diana Ditka
as Track & Field Coach
as Jack's mother
as Phil (age 9 & 11)
as Baby Phil
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Critic Reviews for Kicking & Screaming
Will Ferrell has become the most unlikely embodiment of wholesome family fun since Fred MacMurray gave up film noir for My Three Sons.
This isn't the worst setup for a kiddie comedy, but it proves that Ferrell alone can't carry a film.
Is this all there is to Ferrell's career? Mediocre comedies, and wasted talent?
Director Jesse Dylan, desperate to avoid yawns, flails madly with staging, editing, slow motion -- any trick he can think of, whether it fits or works or not.
If this footy film was in a league it would be languishing at the bottom of the Vauxhall Conference.
Audience Reviews for Kicking & Screaming
Will Ferrel as Will Ferrel. . a decent movie but hes playing the same role he has played in a lot of movies.
Im sorry if you didnt like this, but I just enjoyed it. Will Ferell is my favorite comedian, and man this movie would suck without him. The story and everything else is pretty weak, but Ferell makes it work. With a few cliche and dumb moments, this movie was just okay, but Ferell just naturally made this a funny movie.
Another Will Ferrell vehicle. Kicking & Screaming is more of the same garbage that Ferrell serves up. A few snipits of the film are comical, but don't hold up because the humour gets stale and overuused too quickly. The film rellies too much on Ferrell's one trick antics to create it's humour and doesn't work. Ferrell was pretty good in Zoolander, and decent in Old School; but in this case, big budget studios use the same formula for every film he stars in, and use his one dimensional comedy to try to make something funny. It worked for maybe three films, but when you've spent 7 films doing the same thing, it gets old. Avoid.
Kicking & Screaming Quotes
|Phil Weston:||Quiet please! Shut up! I'm on the phone, you're not the only ones in the park!|
|Phil Weston:||I'm not a kid from Mexico!|
|Phil Weston:||If the pizza dosen't come, I already decided, we would eat.. Byong Sun.|
|Phil Weston:||It's Mike Ditka. He's Big.|
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