History Film / BigDaddy

26th Sep '16 2:09:25 PM TitoMosquito
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** While trick-or-treating during the montage, Sonny made a guy give Julian some CDs, cereal and his watch because he flipped them off, and Sonny warns him to "be prepared" next time. Though in his defense, he was busy on the phone and didn't have any candies to begin with, but Sonny wouldn't stop bothering him and wanted him to give something to Julian so he would have a good time.

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** While trick-or-treating during the montage, Sonny made a guy give Julian some CDs, [=CDs=], cereal and his watch because he flipped them off, and Sonny warns him to "be prepared" next time. Though in his defense, he was busy on the phone and didn't have any candies to begin with, but Sonny wouldn't stop bothering him and wanted him to give something to Julian so he would have a good time.
26th Sep '16 1:59:41 PM TitoMosquito
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* DisproportionateRetribution:
** Sonny had Julian pee on the side of the restaurant when a waiter wouldn't let him use the restroom likely because of customers only. But mostly because the waiter said it ain't his problem when Sonny tells him he's "just a kid".
** While trick-or-treating during the montage, Sonny made a guy give Julian some CDs, cereal and his watch because he flipped them off, and Sonny warns him to "be prepared" next time. Though in his defense, he was busy on the phone and didn't have any candies to begin with, but Sonny wouldn't stop bothering him and wanted him to give something to Julian so he would have a good time.
19th Jun '16 9:36:15 PM gewunomox
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[[IThoughtItMeant Not to be confused with]] that character in ''Theatre/CatOnAHotTinRoof''. Or the comedy band who does contemporary songs in the style of the '50s. Or with rapper Music/BigDaddyKane. Or with [[Wrestling/{{WWE}} World Wrestling Entertainment's]] Big Daddy V - or, for that matter, with their [[Wrestling/KevinNash "Big Daddy Cool."]] Or with those tough drill-arm enemies from ''VideoGame/{{BioShock|1}}''. Or with that huge, 1,000-calorie burger offered by Southern California restaurant chain Cronies. Or the ''ComicBook/{{Chick Tract|s}}'' on evolution.

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[[IThoughtItMeant Not to be confused with]] that character in ''Theatre/CatOnAHotTinRoof''. Or the comedy band who does contemporary songs in the style of the '50s. Or with rapper Music/BigDaddyKane.''Big Daddy Kane''. Or with [[Wrestling/{{WWE}} World Wrestling Entertainment's]] Big Daddy V - or, for that matter, with their [[Wrestling/KevinNash "Big Daddy Cool."]] Or with those tough drill-arm enemies from ''VideoGame/{{BioShock|1}}''. Or with that huge, 1,000-calorie burger offered by Southern California restaurant chain Cronies. Or the ''ComicBook/{{Chick Tract|s}}'' on evolution.
15th May '16 11:26:15 PM PaulA
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%%* DeerInTheHeadlights: Vanessa.



%%* JerkWithAHeartOfJerk: Vanessa.



* SmallRoleBigImpact: Two of 'em!
** Creator/KristySwanson. She is on screen for only about 10 minutes, but hers is one of the very first characters we see, as well as being the person responsible for Sonny adopting Julian in the first place. [[BookEnds She's in the final scene, too!]]
** Jon Stewart. Kevin Gerrity is conspicuously missing for most of the film (being on a business trip in China). Unlike Swanson, Stewart didn't even make it into the trailer, as described above. Yet the whole plot hinges on Sonny impersonating Kevin, and he's the one who [[spoiler: saves Sonny from jail time at the climax]].

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* SmallRoleBigImpact: Two of 'em!
SmallRoleBigImpact:
** Creator/KristySwanson. She Vanessa is on screen for only about 10 minutes, but hers is one of the very first characters we see, as well as being the person responsible for Sonny adopting Julian in the first place. [[BookEnds She's in the final scene, too!]]
** Jon Stewart. Kevin Gerrity is conspicuously missing for most of the film (being on a business trip in China). Unlike Swanson, Stewart He didn't even make it into the trailer, as described above. trailer. Yet the whole plot hinges on Sonny impersonating Kevin, and he's the one who [[spoiler: saves [[spoiler:saves Sonny from jail time at the climax]]. climax]].
25th Apr '16 3:11:40 AM Tsunoba
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* PeripheryHatedom: In-story example: Sonny absolutely ''loathes'' a giant singing kangaroo on a children's video watched by Julian ("I can't take this shit."). The kangaroo is obviously supposed to be a CaptainErsatz for [[Series/BarneyAndFriends Barney the Dinosaur]], but oddly enough [[CelebrityParadox Barney, too, exists in the movie's universe]].

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* PeripheryHatedom: [[invoked]]PeripheryHatedom: In-story example: Sonny absolutely ''loathes'' a giant singing kangaroo on a children's video watched by Julian ("I can't take this shit."). The kangaroo is obviously supposed to be a CaptainErsatz for [[Series/BarneyAndFriends Barney the Dinosaur]], but oddly enough [[CelebrityParadox Barney, too, exists in the movie's universe]].
14th Apr '16 10:56:51 AM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* CouldHaveAvoidedThisPlot: Had Julian said he was from "Toronto" (where he was born) and not "Buffalo" (where he lived), he would've saved everyone a lot of trouble. [[spoiler: Kevin doesn't remember Buffalo (he's never been there) but when Julian mentions Toronto in court, he suddenly remembers the Hooters waitress he slept with in Toronto after the 1993 World Series.]]
5th Apr '16 3:08:19 PM TitoMosquito
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* IWillShowYouX: Sonny calls his dad for help since he's stuck with Julian, who's mother passed away and doesn't want him to be put in a "group home"[[note]]another word for "orphanage"[[/note]] but he's becoming bothersome, and Vanessa broke up with Sonny. His dad tells him to just give Julian back to child service before he "ruins both [their] lives". Sonny is angry with his dad's usual lack of encouragement, so he decides to prove to him that he can be a good father to Julian (better than Sonny's dad was to him).

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* IWillShowYouX: Sonny calls his dad for help since he's stuck with Julian, who's mother passed away and doesn't want him to be put in a "group home"[[note]]another word for "orphanage"[[/note]] but he's becoming bothersome, and Vanessa broke up with Sonny. His dad tells him to just give Julian back to child service before he "ruins "ruin[s] both [their] lives". Sonny is angry with his dad's usual lack of encouragement, so he decides to prove to him that he can be a good father to Julian (better than Sonny's dad was to him).
5th Apr '16 3:07:14 PM TitoMosquito
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* IWillShowYouX: Sonny calls his dad for help since he's stuck with Julian, who's mother passed away and doesn't want him to be put in a "group home". His dad tells him to just give him back to child service before he "ruins both [they're] lives". Sonny is angry with his dad's usual lack of support, so he decides to prove to him that he can be a good father to Julian (better than Sonny's dad was to him).

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* IWillShowYouX: Sonny calls his dad for help since he's stuck with Julian, who's mother passed away and doesn't want him to be put in a "group home". home"[[note]]another word for "orphanage"[[/note]] but he's becoming bothersome, and Vanessa broke up with Sonny. His dad tells him to just give him Julian back to child service before he "ruins both [they're] [their] lives". Sonny is angry with his dad's usual lack of support, encouragement, so he decides to prove to him that he can be a good father to Julian (better than Sonny's dad was to him).



* ScrewTheRulesImBeautiful: Julian gets to win every card game he plays because he's a kid and he's cute. His favorite "game," in fact, is called [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin "I Win"]].

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* ScrewTheRulesImBeautiful: [[ScrewTheRulesImBeautiful Screw the Rules, I'm Cute!]]: Julian gets to win every card game he plays because he's a kid and he's cute. His favorite "game," in fact, is called [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin "I Win"]].
28th Mar '16 2:51:40 PM eroock
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--> -'''Creator/RogerEbert'''


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--> -'''Creator/RogerEbert'''

-->-- '''Creator/RogerEbert'''

10th Mar '16 5:16:32 PM emeriin
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* MsFanservice: Vanessa is shown in her bra [[SexyCoatFlashing (over which she puts a gray suit jacket and nothing else)]]. Then we see her in [[spoiler: the standard-issue "Hooters" tank top and orange shorts]]. Since it's Creator/KristySwanson we're not complaining.

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* MsFanservice: Vanessa is shown in her bra [[SexyCoatFlashing (over which she puts a gray suit jacket and nothing else)]]. Then we see her in [[spoiler: the standard-issue "Hooters" tank top and orange shorts]]. Since it's Creator/KristySwanson we're not complaining.
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