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Two fathers get a crash course in caring for kids other than their own in this family-friendly comedy. Charlie Hinton (Eddie Murphy) is an advertising executive whose job monopolizes his time, making it difficult for him to stay in touch with his young son, Ben (Khamani Griffin). However, after Charlie and his partner, Phil (Jeff Garlin), are given their pink slips in the wake of a disastrous campaign for a new breakfast cereal, Charlie's wife, Kim (Regina King), goes back to work, and with the family budget tighter than before, Charlie becomes a stay-at-home dad. After pulling Ben out of an expensive and exclusive daycare center run by the humorless Gwyneth Harridan (Anjelica Huston), Charlie comes up with a brainstorm -- since he and Phil watch their own children every day, how much harder could it be to watch a few more kids and open their own day care center? Charlie and Phil discover there's much more to running a daycare center than they ever imagined, but after a very rough start, with the help of likable slacker Marvin (Steve Zahn) their new business becomes a success -- so much so that Harridan finds herself losing customers to the upstart fathers, and she starts searching for a way to shut them down. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

  • Release date:May 9, 2003


Eddie Murphy
as Charlie Hinton
Jeff Garlin
as Phil
Steve Zahn
as Marvin
Regina King
as Kim Hinton
Kevin Nealon
as Bruce
Jonathan Katz
as Dr. Dan Kubitz
Siobhan Fallon-Hogan
as Peggy
Elle Fanning
as Jamie
Lisa Edelstein
as Crispin's Mom
Lacey Chabert
as Jennifer
Michelle Krusiec
as English Teacher
Laura Kightlinger
as Sheila
Leila Arcieri
as Kelly
Anjelica Huston
as Miss Gwyneth Harridan
Khamani Griffin
as Ben Hinton
Max Burkholder
as Max
Jimmy Bennett
as "The Flash"/Tony
Shane Baumel
as Crispin
Timmy Deters
as Tony's Brother
Roger E. Reid
as Parks Employee
Susan Santiago
as Sean's Mom
Brian Palermo
as Skeptical Father
Felix Achille
as Dylan
Brie Arbaugh
as Jaime's Mom
Bridgette Ho
as Erin
Cesar Flores
as Sean
Hailey Johnson
as Becca
Dennis Cockrum
as Marketing Guy
Connor Carmody
as Duncan
Don Winston
as Marketing Guy
Bess Meisler
as Old Gypsy Woman
Mark Griffin
as Co-Worker Steve
Alyssa Shafer
as Juel
Sloane Momsen
as Beth-Anne
Mary Portser
as Tony's Mom
Annabelle Gurwitch
as Becca's Mom
Wallace Langham
as Jim Fields
Rachael Harris
as Co-Worker Elaine
Makenzie Vega
as Bridget
Gary Owen
as Mr. Carrott
Fred Stoller
as Job Counselor
Sonya Eddy
as Waitress
McNally Sagal
as Enraged Mom
Arthur Young
as Nicky
Damani Roberts
as German Speaking Boy
Tara Mercurio
as SAT Teacher
Joan Blair
as Day Care Lady


Steve Carr
Wyck Godfrey
Matt Berenson
Geoff Rodkey
Steven Poster
David Newman
Composer (Music Score)
Spring Aspers
Musical Direction/Supervision
Christopher Greenbury
Garreth Stover
Production Designer
Chris Cornwell
Art Director
Jack Brodsky
Rufus Gifford
Associate Producer
Joe Roth
Executive Producer
Heidi Santelli
Executive Producer
Dan Kolsrud
Executive Producer
Chris Spellman
Set Designer
Dawn Snyder
Set Designer
Louisa Bonnie
Set Designer
Barbara Mesney
Set Designer
Natalie Richards
Set Designer
Maggie Martin
Set Designer
Ruth E. Carter
Costume Designer
Kelli Stallings
Costume Designer
Elizabeth Frank
Costume Designer
David A. Butler
Costume Designer
Gilbert S. Hernandez
Costume Designer
David MacMillan
Sound/Sound Designer
Donald Sparks
First Assistant Director
Allison Wilke
Eugene Collier
Matthew Taylor
Bennie Moore
Dave A. Powledge
Danny Rogers
Ron Stein
Marguerite Derricks
Jeanne McCarthy
Juel Bestrop
Gary Burritt
Negative Cutter
Fetteroff Colen
Set Dresser
Eric Whitehead
Dolly Grip
Erik Stone
Personal Assistant
Doug Hinton
Assistant Sound Editor
Elan Yaari
Chief Lighting Technician
Crisoforo Aguilar
Production Assistant
Jim Conrads
Post Production Supervisor
Joel Elliott
Production Assistant
John Srednicki
Casting Assistant
Hope Slepak
Costumes Supervisor
Howard London
ADR Mixer
Hugh Hanna
Properties Maker Gang Boss
Kerri Smeltzer
Assistant Production Coordinator
Kira Roessler
Sound Editor
Kyle Rochlin
Foley Mixer
Lana Heying
Hair Styles
Larissa Supplitt
Second Assistant Camera
Larry Kemp
Sound Editor
Larz Anderson
Special Effects Coordinator
Marie-Ange Ripka
Department Head Hair
Marisa Ferrey
Second Second Assistant Director
Ron Vignone
Assistant Sound Editor
Manny Perry
Stunts Coordinator
Marc Vena
Storyboard Artist
Jaime Young
Dolly Grip
Melissa Mollo
Graphic Design
Michelle Le Doux
Mike Starkey
Monnie Wills
Personal Assistant
Mustaq Ashrafi
Nancy Heinze
Production Assistant
Nancy Karlin
Script Supervisor
Randall Flosi
Production Assistant
Bruce McBroom
Still Photographer
Bryce Olson
Personal Assistant
Cameron Matheson
Set Dresser
Abby Cobelli
Production Assistant
Matthew Cassel
First Assistant Editor
Gary Rizzo
Re-Recording Mixer
Sam Seig
First Assistant Editor
Sheredia Norris
Production Assistant
Stephen J. Lim
Unit Production Manager
Blythe Cappello
Casting Associate
Stacey Morris
Hair Styles
Stefan Duschaine
Stephenie Blakemore
Steve Bissinger
Sound Editor
Bent Haller
Best Boy Grip
Tanner Kling
Production Assistant
Trevor Goring
Storyboard Artist
Vera Steimberg
Vincent Guisetti
Foley Artist
Violet Ortiz
Hair Styles
William Ambrose
Best Boy Grip