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The Game Plan

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Ron Phillips

The Game Plan

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG
runtime:
110 minutes
Wide Release Date:
09/28/07
performer:
Dwayne ''The Rock'' Johnson, Kyra Sedgwick, Morris Chestnut, Roselyn Sanchez
director:
Andy Fickman
distributor:
Walt Disney Pictures
author:
Nichole Millard, Kathryn Price
genre:
Comedy

We gave it a C

Having tamed one muscled man-child (Vin Diesel in The Pacifier), Disney sets its sights on The Rock. He preens winningly in The Game Plan as Joe Kingman, a star quarterback with the kind of empty, Sharper Image-bachelor-pad life guys are supposed to crave, then deplore on cue when an adorable child (Madison Pettis) arrives. Said kid is Kingman’s daughter (surprise result of some long-forgotten sayonara sex), and, oddly, she’s not such a handful. The lesson seems to be, ”Think you can’t have it all? You can!” Which, as we know, is what parenting is all about. C