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Tooth Fairy (2010)

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A bad deed on the part of a tough minor-league hockey player results in an unusual sentence: He must serve one week as a real-life tooth fairy.

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Michael Lembeck

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Lowell Ganz (screenplay), Babaloo Mandel (screenplay) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dwayne Johnson ... Derek
Ashley Judd ... Carly
Stephen Merchant ... Tracy
Ryan Sheckler ... Mick Donnelly
Seth MacFarlane ... Ziggy
Julie Andrews ... Lily
Chase Ellison ... Randy
Destiny Whitlock Destiny Whitlock ... Tess (as Destiny Grace Whitlock)
Brandon T. Jackson ... Duke
Dan Joffre ... Tooth Fairy #1
Ellie Harvie ... Permit Woman
Barclay Hope ... Coach
Michael Daingerfield ... Announcer
Dale Wolfe ... Color Commentator
Josh Emerson ... Kyle
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Storyline

Derek Thompson is 'The Tooth Fairy,' a hard-charging minor league hockey player whose nickname comes from his habit of separating opposing players from their bicuspids. When Derek discourages a youngster's hopes, he's sentenced to one week's hard labor as a real tooth fairy, complete with the requisite tutu, wings and magic wand. At first, Derek "can't handle the tooth" - bumbling and stumbling as he tries to furtively wing his way through strangers' homes...doing what tooth fairies do. But as Derek slowly adapts to his new position, he begins to rediscover his own forgotten dreams Written by 20th Century Fox

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Taglines:

You can't handle the tooth. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild language, some rude humor and sports action | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

20th Century Fox [France]

Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 January 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hada por accidente See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$48,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,010,409, 24 January 2010

Gross USA:

$60,022,256

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$112,462,508
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The opposition in both the first and last minor league game played wore uniforms that match the color scheme of the 1990s Vancouver Canucks. Their logo says they are the "Woodsmen," but the face in the logo resembles "Johnny Canuck," an original inspiration for the name "Canucks." See more »

Goofs

When Jerry is showing Derek how to use the memory eraser during his job as the Tooth Fairy, when they show a shot from behind his whole arm is there, but when they show a shot from the front part of his arm is missing. See more »

Quotes

Derek Thompson: You can't handle the Tooth! And that's the Tooth, the whole Tooth and nothing but the Tooth! I pledge allegiance to the Tooth.
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Crazy Credits

During the first set of ending credits, we see an epilogue of Derek playing hockey in a new team. Lily and Jerry (disguised) are in the audience. In order to take a better look at the game, Jerry shrinks himself and gets on the puck. He uses a cat horn to send the goalie away, and Derek's team wins. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Movie Friends: Prashant Prabhakar (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

TAKE OFF YO CLOTHES
Written by David Hilker and John Costello
Performed by David Hilker
Courtesy of Marc Ferrari/MasterSource
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The Rock rocks in this cute kids film
28 December 2010 | by MLDinTNSee all my reviews

Even though it's for kids, this movie turned out much better than I thought it would. The Rock pulls off the role of the Tooth Fairy quite well. He plays, Derek Thompson, a hockey player known as the Tooth Fairy because he knocks a lot of teeth out. He has a girlfriend played by Ashley Judd, why her I don't know because it is a very minor role, whom has 2 kids. One night Derek almost slips up and tells the young daughter there is no tooth fairy. But her mom saves the day. That night Derek is summoned to fairy land and in a unique way is given things for fairies to use and trained to fly. I liked this part the best. Billy Crystal cameos as Jimmy, the fairy whom gives him the shrinking paste, fairy dust, etc... Amnesia dust is great.

So Derek is sentenced to 2 weeks as a tooth fairy by the head fairy, Julie Andrews. Of course, he learns valuable lessons over this time.

I also liked the parts where he goes into people's homes in various ways. It was funny, we all need invisible spray.

FINAL VERDICT: I liked it and recommend it.


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