14 May, 2021

Daddy Day Care

A totally uninspired and absolutely silly flick that should not have been made at all

Daddy Day Care
Starring: Eddie Murphy, Jeff Garlin, Regina King, Anjelica Huston
Director: Steve Carr
Rating: *

Daddy Day Care is such a flimsy and boring film that minutes after watching it you'd forget ever having seen it. It's as much a yawn as any 52nd (or for that matter the 61st or the 104th) episode of a never-ending TV soap. Don't even wish for a good, refreshing story here. In a nutshell, it's all about an advertising executive, Charlie (Murphy), who is thrown out of his lucrative job and decides to start a daycare centre for children with friend Phil (Garlin). All because he can no longer afford to send his own son to the expensive Chapman Academy of Miss Harridan (Huston). So, while his wife Kim (King) goes out to work, Charlie embarks on kid management. Several misadventures later, he does meet with much success and approval and begins to appreciate the pleasures of fatherhood after having learnt all the possible tricks...

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