In 2003, Daddy Day Care checked itself into cinemas. The family comedy, about two fathers who set up a children’s day care service from their home, starred Eddie Murphy and Jeff Garlin.
Despite opening to fairly poor reviews, Daddy Day Care proved popular with audiences, and took over $164 million at the box office, from a budget of $60 million. Due to its financial success, the film was soon followed by a collection of sequels.
But how many Daddy Day Care movies are there and what is the correct viewing order? For all the details and more keep reading!
The Daddy Day Care movies in order
To date there are three entries in the Daddy Day Care movie series. The movies appear in the following order:
- Daddy Day Care (2003)
- Daddy Day Camp (2007)
- Grand-Daddy Day Care (2019)
Are all of the Daddy Day Care movies part of the same series?
All three movies are part of the same collection. Daddy Day Care and Daddy Day Camp were theatrically released movies, while Grand-Daddy Day Care was released direct to video.
Are the Daddy Day Care movies the work of the same director?
The Daddy Day Care movies are the work of multiple directors. Steve Carr directed Daddy Day Care, Fred Savage directed Daddy Day Camp, and Ron Oliver directed Grand-Daddy Day Care.
Who are the cast of the Daddy Day Care movies?
Notable cast members in the Daddy Day Care movie series include Eddie Murphy, Jeff Garlin, Cuba Gooding Jr., Da’Vone McDonald, Regina King, Lucy Chabert, Elle Fanning, Dany Trejo, Linda Gray, George Wendt, Barry Bostwick, Anjelica Huston, Steve Zahn, and Clint Howard.
Which is the best entry in the Daddy Day Care movie series?
According to IMDb, the Daddy Day Care movies are ranked from best to least-best as follows:
- Daddy Day Care (2003) – 5.6/10
- Grand-Daddy Day Care (2019) – 4.9/10
- Daddy Day Camp (2007) – 3.2/10
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