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FILM DETAILS
Certificate
PG
Cast
Cuba Gooding Jr.
Richard Gant.
Directors
Fred Savage.
Screenwriters
Geoff Rodkey
J David Stem.
Running Time
89 minutes

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Daddy Day Camp
Cuba Gooding Jr. goes back to nature.


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Plot
Cuba Gooding Jr. steps into Eddie Murphy's shoes with this summer camp-set sequel to Daddy Day Care.


Review
Daddy Day Camp
If Eddie Murphy was willing to put his name to Dr Dolittle 2, Shrek The Third and The Klumps, then any family sequel that he knowingly avoids must be very bad indeed.

Instead it falls to Cuba Gooding Jr. to unwisely scoop up Murphy’s leftovers as a harassed dad who mortgages himself to the hilt in order to revive an ailing summer camp.

Fred Savage (Kevin in The Wonder Years) proves that not all child actors know how to direct kids, pouring tooth-rotting sweetness over the kind of adult slapstick and juvenile puke, burp and fart humour that you can see on YouTube for free.

Instead of Camp Driftwood, stick the lot of them in Camp Crystal Lake and let Jason Voorhees sort them out.


Verdict
Worse than you can possibly imagine - no, really!


Reviewed by Alan Morrison

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A total and utter disaster...caught on 16mm

I have little to say to about this film...except this... 1. RIP the career of of Cuba Gooding jnr. and 2. Fred Savage...you could have picked a better film to make you directing debut with could`nt you? shame on you!!!!! ... More

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oh great! i'm probably gonna be forced into taking my litte cousin to watch this in the cinema! why me God? why me? ... More

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