Man of the House 2005

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Man of the House ★★ 2005 (PG-13)

Jones, with his weathered face and deadpan grumpiness, goes slumming in this silly comedy about cheerleaders who witness a murder. Roland Sharp is a stoic Texas Ranger assigned to protect five giggly (and jiggly) members (Milian, Keena, Garces, Ferlito, Garner) of the University of Texas Longhorns' cheerleading squad. He moves into their sorority house and offers fatherly advice while trying to awkwardly woo an age-appropriate professor (Archer) and find the bad guy. For some reason Cedric the Entertainer turns up briefly as an ex-con preacher with his own pep squad moves. 99m/C VHS, DVD, UMD . US Tommy Lee Jones, Cedric the Entertainer, Christina Milian, Paula Garces, Monica Keena, Vanessa Ferlito, Kelli Garner, Anne Archer, Brian Van Holt, Shea Whigham, R. Lee Ermey, Paget Brewster, Liz Vassey, Curtis Armstrong, Terry Parks, Marie Woodward; Cameos: James Richard Perry; D: Stephen Herek; W: Robert Ramsey, Matthew Stone, John McLaughlin; C: Peter Menzies Jr.; M: David Newman.