Daddy Day Care

2003

Daddy Day Care

Critics Consensus

Daddy Day Care does its job of babysitting the tots. Anyone older will probably be bored.

27%

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Reviews Counted: 130

48%
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48%
Average Rating: 3.2/5

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When two fathers lose their jobs in product development at a large food company, they are forced to take their sons out of the exclusive Chapman Academy and become stay at home fathers. With no job possibilities on the horizon, the two dads open their own day care facility, "Daddy Day Care," and employ some fairly unconventional methods of caring for children. As "Daddy Day Care" starts to catch on, it launches them into a highly competitive rivalry with Chapman Academy's tough-as-nails director who has driven all previous competitors out of business.

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Cast

Eddie Murphy
as Charlie Hinton
Anjelica Huston
as Miss Harridan
Steve Zahn
as Marvin
Regina King
as Kim Hinton
Jonathan Katz
as Dan Kubitz
Lisa Edelstein
as Crispin's Mom
Khamani Griffin
as Ben Hinton
Sloane Momsen
as Beth-Anne
Shane Baumel
as Crispin
Jimmy Bennett
as The Flash/Tony
Gary Owen
as Mr. Carrot
Wallace Langham
as Jim Fields
Nathan Carter
as Focus Group Kid
Cheap Trick
as Themselves
Brie Arbaugh
as Jaime's Mom
Susan Santiago
as Sean's Mom
Annabelle Gurwitch
as Becca's Mom
Mary Porster
as Tony's Mom
Timmy Deters
as Tony's Brother
McNally Sagal
as Enraged Mom
Damani Roberts
as German Speaking Boy
Tara Mercurio
as SAT Teacher
Tracy Lynch Britton
as Office Worker
Nathaniel Carter
as Focus Group Kid
Brian Palermo
as Skepitcal Father
Kris Cruz Toledo
as Interested Mom
Michelle Krusiec
as English Teacher
Lisa Oliva
as Marketing Girl
Don Winston
as Marketing Guys
Mary Portser
as Tony's Mom
Dennis Cockrum
as Marketing Guys
Roger E. Reid
as Parks Employee
Mark Griffin
as Co-Worker Steve
Rachael Harris
as Co-Worker Elaine
Paul Anthony Reynolds
as Co-Worker Marty
Sonya Eddy
as Waitress
Bess Meisler
as Old Gypsy Woman
Joan Blair
as Day Care Lady
Fred Stoller
as Job Counselor
Fred Stoler
as Job Counselor
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Critic Reviews for Daddy Day Care

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Audience Reviews for Daddy Day Care

½

[img]http://images.rottentomatoes.com/images/user/icons/icon13.gif[/img] Out of all the depressing, lowbrow, dark, idiotic, repugnant family movies Eddie Murphy has created and then cursed cinema with. This is just another one of them. It's a stupid, trashy however passable flick. I'm pretty sure I saw a glimmer of heart once or twice.

Directors Cat
Directors Cat

Super Reviewer

This can't be worse... right?!?! ... Oh wait!!!... they made a sequel?!?! Whole shit!!!!

Lucas Martins
Lucas Martins

Super Reviewer

Eddie Murphy is hilarious in this film!

Bethany Murphy
Bethany Murphy

Super Reviewer

Daddy day care is about 2 men who work at company that make breakfast food. When they tried to make the breakfast food healthier they got fired. Then they decide to open a day care center. The parents was uneasy about guys running a day care because they felt its the women's job to do that kind of work. Will the dads show the world that guys can do that kind of work or will they fail? Pros Good plot Funny Con Acting was lacking. If you want a good family film u should give this a try.

erika bruhns
erika bruhns

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