Daddy's Little GirlsFebruary 14, 2007
A mechanic (Elba) enlists the help of a successful-but-lonely attorney (Union) while trying to wrest custody of his three daughters from his treacherous ex-wife and her larcenous boy friend…
Release Year: 2007
Rating: 4.3/10 (4,135 voted)
Critic's Score: 49/100
Stars: Gabrielle Union, Idris Elba, Tracee Ellis Ross
A mechanic (Elba) enlists the help of a successful-but-lonely attorney (Union) while trying to wrest custody of his three daughters from his treacherous ex-wife and her larcenous boy friend. Along the way, the working relationship between the blue collar dad and his uptown attorney grows into something more. This is a simple, touching story of two people trying to overcome their different backgrounds to find love, a down-on-his-luck man struggling to protect his children from abuse and neglect, and a community looking to purge itself from the criminals terrorizing their neighborhood.
Louis Gossett Jr.
Tracee Ellis Ross
Terri J. Vaughn
Gary Anthony Sturgis
(as Gary Sturgis)
Sierra Aylina McClain
(as Sierra McClain)
China Anne McClain
(as China McClain)
Lauryn Alisa McClain
(as Lauryn McClain)
Having children made him a father. Taking care of them made him a man.
Lionsgate Films [United States] |
Release Date: 14 February 2007
Filming Locations: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Box Office Details
Opening Weekend: $13,064,075
(18 February 2007)
(18 March 2007)
Did You Know?
The first film that Tyler Perry has directed but not starred in.
When Monty and Julia arrive at the club, they appear to be driving down (and parking on) on a one-way street, as the cars are all parked in the same direction that Monty's car was traveling. However, the four-lane road they are on has a double-yellow line in the middle, indicating a two-way street. Also, in the wide shot as the car comes to a stop, there are signal lights and street identification signs placed in a manner where the flow of traffic on this "one-way street" would not be able to see them unless they were traveling in the opposite direction.
It's Real Life
Unlike one of the other comments I read about Tyler Perry's latest
film, I thought this was well done. The violence in this movie is what
real life is like. And though, it is not suitable for young children or
"our boys and girls", there is a reason it is rated PG-13. This isn't a
feel-good family and children's movie. Kids 13 and older have most
likely seen equal to or more severe fighting walking through the halls
of their schools (as have I). And lets be real here – your typical 14
year old freshman in high school kid is not gonna spend $6.75 on a
movie called "Daddy's Little Girls", am I right? I couldn't agree more
that violence is not the answer – there's no doubt about that. But
Tyler Perry's movie's are known for real life day-to-day struggles and
how to overcome hard times. And if I found out that a drug dealer was
beating my 5 year old daughter and leaving dark bruises on her tiny
back, I would feel like doing the exact same thing. I'm so tired of
cheesy unrealistic movies with dull humor. Thank you Tyler Perry for
these films. You are a genius!