Daddy Day Care

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"Who's your daddy?"
  • PG
  • 2003
  • 1 hr 32 min
  • 5.6  (63,803)
  • 39

Daddy Day Care is a fun, family friendly comedy starring Eddie Murphy as Charlie Hinton. Charlie, a business man and father, begins the search for a preschool when his wife, Kim goes back to work as a lawyer. They enroll their son, Ben, in Chapman Academy, run by the formidable Miss Harridan. Soon after Charlie loses his job he decides to open up a day care to bring in money. With the help of his friend, Phil Ryerson, Charlie begins to make his day care a reality. The moms are reluctant of a man run day care at first but the day care soon gains popularity and puts a damper on Miss Harridan's strict school. Miss Harridan retaliates and reports Charlie to child services for not following procedures. Mr. Kubitz is assigned to the case and lets them know the areas that need to be fixed. Charlie and Phil quickly comply and take on even more kids. They are now told they have to hire a third employee for the amount of kids they have. They hire an old co-worker of theirs, Marvin. The three men bond well with the kids and enjoy a variety of activities with them. As daddy day care grows and grows they are told they need to find a bigger location or let go of some children. The trio finds a suitable building but cannot afford it. They host a fund raising event with music, face painting and a petting zoo. They manage to have a great time despite Miss Harridan trying to jeopardize it, but they did not raise enough money. Charlie and Phil send their kids back to Miss Harridan after they are offered their old office jobs. Charlie changes his mind one day while at work and recruits the families back to daddy day care. They are now so successful that Miss Harridan is forced to close her school.

Daddy Day Care
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Behind the Scenes - 31 sec

Daddy Day Care Scene: Are These Your Kids
Daddy Day Care Scene: Are These Your Kids

Clip - 21 sec

You Can Be The Carrot
You Can Be The Carrot

Clip - 1 min 4 sec

Daddy Day Care Soundbites: Additional Soundbites
Daddy Day Care Soundbites: Additional Soundbites

Interview - 27 sec

Daddy Day Care Scene: Write That Down
Daddy Day Care Scene: Write That Down

Clip - 55 sec

Daddy Day Care Scene: Kid Bumpers
Daddy Day Care Scene: Kid Bumpers

Clip - 1 min 22 sec

Description
Daddy Day Care is a fun, family friendly comedy starring Eddie Murphy as Charlie Hinton. Charlie, a business man and father, begins the search for a preschool when his wife, Kim goes back to work as a lawyer. They enroll their son, Ben, in Chapman Academy, run by the formidable Miss Harridan. Soon after Charlie loses his job he decides to open up a day care to bring in money. With the help of his friend, Phil Ryerson, Charlie begins to make his day care a reality. The moms are reluctant of a man run day care at first but the day care soon gains popularity and puts a damper on Miss Harridan's strict school. Miss Harridan retaliates and reports Charlie to child services for not following procedures.

Mr. Kubitz is assigned to the case and lets them know the areas that need to be fixed. Charlie and Phil quickly comply and take on even more kids. They are now told they have to hire a third employee for the amount of kids they have. They hire an old co-worker of theirs, Marvin. The three men bond well with the kids and enjoy a variety of activities with them. As daddy day care grows and grows they are told they need to find a bigger location or let go of some children. The trio finds a suitable building but cannot afford it. They host a fund raising event with music, face painting and a petting zoo. They manage to have a great time despite Miss Harridan trying to jeopardize it, but they did not raise enough money.

Charlie and Phil send their kids back to Miss Harridan after they are offered their old office jobs. Charlie changes his mind one day while at work and recruits the families back to daddy day care. They are now so successful that Miss Harridan is forced to close her school.

Daddy Day Care is a 2003 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 32 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.6 and a MetaScore of 39.

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  • Release Date
    2003
  • MPAA Rating
    PG
  • Runtime
    1 hr 32 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    5.6  (63,803)
  • Metascore
    39