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FILM DETAILS
Certificate
U
Cast
Kyra Sedgwick
Madison Pettis
Dwayne Johnson.
Directors
Andy Fickman.
Screenwriters
Nichole Millard
Kathryn Price.
Running Time
110 minutes

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The Game Plan
The Rock that handles the cradle...


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Plot
An NFL quarterback living the bachelor lifestyle discovers that he has a eight-year-old daughter from a previous relationship.


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The Game Plan
Egotistical NFL star Joe Kingman (Johnson) discovers he has an eight year-old daughter, a product of a final fling with his ex-wife. What ensues is boringly predictable, as is the strict adherence to a Kindergarten Cop-esque formula.

This just about skates by on The Rock’s immense likeability and smackdown charisma, but suffers from a wearying performance from Madison Pettis, who charts an - at best - uncertain course between endearing and thoroughly obnoxious.

And what is it we’re supposed to find so adorable about little children spouting dialogue that would test the capabilities of the average Radio 4 pundit? It’s creepy. Just stop it, already.
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Verdict
Even The Rock's immense charisma cannot save this predicatable fare.


Reviewed by Simon Braund

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