THE PACIFIER (2005 USA)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 3.9|5.0 Stars ììì

The Pacifier—shows Vin Diesel’s softer side as he is assigned by the military to protect and care for five children living in the state of Maryland after their father dies. After Vin Diesel’s Fast and Furious days, it is hard to imagine him playing as a care-giving, family man; but he fills the bill nicely and turns the film into a fair to good family picture. The script is average, nothing new here, no surprises and a predictable storyline.

Storyline

Shane Wolfe (Vin Diesel) is assigned to protect and care for a family of five children while simultaneously looking for an important secret government project thought to be hidden in the home.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Adam Shankman and to Executive Producers Derek Evans, Jennifer Gibgot, Garrett Grant, Adam Shankman, and George Zakk for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Principal Claire Fletcher (Lauren Graham), Julie Plummer (Faith Ford), Zoe Plummer (Brittany Snow), Seth Plummer (Max Thieriot), Captain Bill Fawcett (Chris Potter), Helga (Carol Kane), Vice Principal Dwayne Murney (Brad Garrett), Lulu Plummer (Morgan York), Peter Plummer (Kegan Hoover), Peter Plummer (Logan Hoover), Baby Tyler Plummer (Bo Vink), and Baby Tyler Plummer (Luke Link).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. It’s not a typical Vin Diesel movie, but it has its merits as a family share flick.

Ben Meyers

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