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Daddy ohne Plan (The Game Plan)
U.S.A. 2007

Opening 27 Mar 2008

Directed by: Andy Fickman
Writing credits: Nichole Millard, Kathryn Price, Audrey Wells
Principal actors: Dwayne Johnson, Madison Pettis, Kyra Sedgwick, Roselyn Sanchez, Morris Chestnut

Joe Kingman, quarterback for a Boston football team, is hot stuff with his muscles, fancy apartment and money. Surrounded by adoring macho friends and manager Stella (Kyra Sedgwick), who could tell him that he’s nobody important in the real world? Along comes eight-year-old Peyton. She identifies herself as Kingman’s unknown daughter for whom he must take full responsibility while her mother travels to Europe. Does he change his lifestyle? Does he take Peyton to ballet class and fall in love with the ballet teacher, J.Lo-look-alike-Monique (Roselyn Sanchez)? Does he win the most important championship game? Could any of this happen in real life? Is this a vehicle to give wrestler Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson a leading role to show off his physique? Don’t know? Gee, you’ll have to see the film. One star for young Madison Pettis who plays Peyton and one star for the many references to Elvis posters, songs, and movies – at least the “King” has good taste in music. (Becky Tan)

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