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Daddy Day Care (film review)

Film: Daddy Day Care
Year: 2003
Genre: Comedy, Family
Directed By: Steve Carr
Starring: Eddie Murphy, Jeff Garlin, Anjelica Huston
About: Two men get laid off and have to become stay-at-home dads when they can't find jobs. This inspires them to open their own day-care center
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DdmbtyEtU8s

My Review:
Having noticed that Daddy Day Care had been put on Netflix and I had not seen it in years I could not resist but to watch it.

The film is about a man who after being fired from work alongside his friend thinks about how there is no affordable day care services so decides to make one with the help of his former colleague. However, when the most expensive day-care center comes after them will they be able to keep their business open?

I find this film really entertaining and shows the differences that children have and how life is not easy for the parents either. This does make a character for everyone and you can care about all of the characters easily throughout the movie as well. This is due to great acting from all of the cast and one that would make the whole family happy about what they are watching. As you see the children grow the watcher is also on that journey and feels proud of the different characters for what they have accomplished. I do feel that with the added competition trying to bring down the day-care center the dads have made makes you realise that not everything in life is easy and obstacles will get in the way however if you put your mind to it anything is possible, which is a great message for children.

I would recommend this movie to those who are looking for a family movie for everyone in the family including younger audiences. Not only this but for those who like Eddie Murphy as an actor this is not a movie you want to miss out on.

My Rating: 4/5

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