Daddy Day Care
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 28%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"[Murphy's] charming enough in this restrained mode."
‑ Ed Park, Village Voice
"Tepid attempt at comedy."
‑ Peter Howell, Toronto Star
"These scenes are so inevitable, you could develop a drinking game around them."
‑ Christopher Borrelli, Toledo Blade
"My advice is to beat your children rather than take them to Daddy Day Care."
‑ Jake Euker, F5 (Wichita, KS)
"It moves with such turgid lack of energy that I found myself wincing, trying to smooth over the rhythm with my imagination."
‑ Ian Waldron-Mantgani, UK Critic
"It's one of the worst movies of the year."
‑ Richard Roeper, Ebert & Roeper
"Daddy Day Care doesn't rank with the most awful of the Murphy turkeys, but it's definitely flat as a pancake, fueled by bathroom humor, listless pratfalls and recycled, borderline-offensive jokes about the ineptitude of men as caretakers."
‑ Mary Brennan, Seattle Times
"Eddie Murphy in slapstick potty humor comedy."
‑ Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
"Daddy Day Care just wants to make you laugh, and make your kids laugh too."
‑ Daniel M. Kimmel, Worcester Telegram & Gazette
"The kiddies will love every formulaic moment. Heck, they probably won't even care that quality thespian Angelica Huston is reduced to an embarrassing wreck."
‑ Mike Sage, Peterborough This Week
"Murphy is so oddly bland in Daddy Day Care that it seems like he sleepwalked through the making of the film."
‑ Claudia Puig, USA Today
"A harmless and amusing summer comedy."
‑ C.W. Nevius, San Francisco Chronicle
"Maybe it's about time Murphy fired his agent and tried reviving his career."
‑ Felix Vasquez Jr., Cinema Crazed
"Someone needs a time-out to think about writing a better script."
‑ Kamal 'The Diva' Larsuel, 3BlackChicks Review
"Daddy Day Care is a manufactured film which is willing to capitalize on the fact that a sucker of a filmgoer is born every minute."
‑ Josh Gilchrist,
More reviews for Daddy Day Care on Rotten Tomatoes

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