The Game Plan
The Game Plan (2007)

Gridiron Gang star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson picks up the pigskin once again for this sports-themed family comedy concerning a football superstar who abandons the gridiron to answer the call of fatherhood. Joe Kingman (Johnson)… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: January 22, 2008
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29%
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70%

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Critic Score: 29% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Despite The Rock's abundant charisma, The Game Plan is just another run-of-the-mill Disney comedy.

Anna Smith
Time Out

Johnson's amiable performance makes this watchable for the target audience; namely sporty daddies and spoiled little girls primed to assimilate their lives into the Disney brand.

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Luke Y. Thompson
L.A. Weekly

Johnson's a good actor, but it would take the ghost of Laurence Olivier to convince us that a grown man could legitimately fall for this brat.

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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

In many ways, The Game Plan is really just a big-budget, feature-film version of a Disney Channel Original Movie.

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Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald

Please: No Game Plan 2.

Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star

Generic to the point where it might be called Sport-Themed Disney Girly Movie All Rights Reserved.

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Heather Boerner
Common Sense Media

The Rock scores in cute (if predictable) comedy.

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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

It's what I like to call an amnesia movie. Six months from now, if someone asks me about The Game Plan, I'll be hard-pressed to remember what it's about or who's in it.

Ted Fry
Seattle Times

As polished and innocuous as a spin around the park on Dumbo.

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Peter Bradshaw
Guardian

A barf-inducer. A hurl-promoter. A projectile-vomit-stimulator.

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Flixster Audience Score: 70% Flixster User Reviews
John Manard
A cute movie that was a lot of fun that had me and my daughters giggling all night. Good family fun.
Matt Goodman
I'll give it a C+ for effort. Grade: C+
Jim Careter
Come on Dwayne, stop doing crappy kids movies. Joe Kingman (Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson) is a famous quaterback who is living the dream life, but gets… More
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Marc Lewis
I knew this movie was terrible the first time I saw it, but I needed to see it a 2nd time on (what else?!) but ABC Family (Don't ask why I watched it) to… More
♥Robyn M♥
light hearted entertainment for the family. cute...sweet....cheesy...all about a parent/daughter bonding