Ferrell and Wahlberg’s second comedy together suffers and is in serious need of childcare.
In 2010, Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg scored big laughs in the clever cop-buddy parody called The Other Guys. It delivered several impressive action set pieces and the duo’s chemistry hit all of the big laughs. Now, they return together five years later, but left the genuinely funny ideas at home. Their imagination and premise is all there, but they failed to deliver them to the same degree as they did in The Other Guys. Ferrell and Wahlberg are always great to see on screen together, but I’ll have to wait and see if their comedic duo can strive in future films to come.
The only genuinely funny scene in the movie was when Will Ferrell's character threw a half court shot and hit a cheerleader with the basketball in the process. This scene was actually filmed during halftime of a real basketball game between the Pelicans and the Lakers in New Orleans. Videos of the incident quickly went viral on sites such as YouTube and Vine. Besides, that hilarious scene Daddy’s Home is pretty empty on the big laughs.
Daddy's Home is rated PG-13 (Parents Strongly Cautioned). For thematic elements, crude and suggestive content, and for language.
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