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Daddy Day Camp

Predictability ensues
By BROOKE HOLGERSON  |  August 7, 2007
0.5 0.5 Stars

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Because even Eddie Murphy had better things to do, Cuba Gooding Jr. stars in this mess of a sequel directed by Fred Savage (Kevin from The Wonder Years!). For reasons too inane to detail, the men of Daddy Day Care open a summer camp and must face off against their rivals at the fancier camp next door in order to . . . something. Predictability ensues, with the requisite skunk and poison-ivy scares, outdoorsy high jinks, and foreclosure threats from the meanies at the bank. Poorly staged, acted, and edited, Daddy Day Camp plays like a particularly inept episode of Gilligan’s Island, with more fart jokes. It all comes down to the “Olympiad,” a battle of idiotic proportions between the two camps, and if you can’t guess what happens next, this just may be the movie for you.
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