Overwhelming dislike - based on 19 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 19
  2. Negative: 18 out of 19
  1. Reviewed by: Gianni Truzzi
    This belabored summertime sequel is moderately less vulgar, certainly less expensive and, if possible, even less funny than its forerunning bomb, "Daddy Day Care."
  2. 38
    A tired and unnecessary sequel.
  3. Reviewed by: Ken Fox
    This terrible sequel to a bad movie was directed by Fred Savage, the now-grown star of "The Wonder Years," though there's no evidence of any behind-the-scenes adult supervision.
  4. Reviewed by: Ty Burr
    Innocuous amusement for 5- to 8-year-olds and other people stuck in the anal stage of development.
  5. Any scrap of charm or honest-to-goodness humor already possessed in limited quantities by the original has been relegated to the outhouse in this sorry follow-up.
  6. Reviewed by: Matt Zoller Seitz
    A recruiting poster for kids, insisting that there’s no domestic problem that military values can’t solve.
  7. Reviewed by: John Anderson
    This sequel to the 2003 Eddie Murphy comedy may appeal to auds still young enough not to have seen it all before, or who still find flatulence hilarious, or who think adults, when agitated, flail about like epileptic marionettes.
  8. It's gotten to the point where Gooding's presence on a marquee practically guarantees we'll be bashing our heads against the seat in front of us. Bonk, bonk, bonk.
  9. If you're looking for a modern-day "Meatballs" - or, for that matter, "Meatballs 4" - you're out of luck.
  10. Reviewed by: Will Crain
    Too predictable, but kids should like it.
  11. Reviewed by: Claudia Puig
    The unfunny jokes center on outhouses, vomit and flatulence. Gooding mugs, screeches, even hops up and down to no avail. Nothing can wring an ounce of comedy out of this sorry spectacle.
  12. Reviewed by: Gregory Kirschling
    Filling in for Eddie Murphy in a septically humored kiddie sequel to "Daddy Day Care," Gooding gives a mug-job performance that consists mainly of reacting (again and again) to nasty smells.
  13. 12
    A comedy for no ages, has an amazing amount of CGI - Cuba Gooding Incompetence.
  14. Despite cute kids, tough dads, and problems controlling bed-wetting and farts, Daddy Day Camp should just limp off to the nurse's tent and call it quits.
  15. Reviewed by: Tim Grierson
    Depressingly shrill.
  16. Like its methane-filled outhouse that explodes right on cue, this sequel to "Daddy Day Care" (2003) smells.
  17. About as much fun as being given a wedgie and hung from the camp flagpole, Daddy Day Camp is an unnecessary sequel.
  18. Reviewed by: Michael Ferraro
    Daddy Day Camp is a perfect family film for the blind and deaf.
  19. 0
    A generic time-waster powered by a lazy, cynical combination of scatological kiddie humor and maudlin sentiment.
User Score

Overwhelming dislike- based on 62 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 24
  2. Negative: 21 out of 24
  1. Sep 27, 2010
    Unecesscary sequel. Pure puke. 13/100 is critics being nice.
  2. Smitherson
    Sep 29, 2007
    I liked it.. but I didn't like it at all... uh yea I like chicken. Baby farted. and Joe heard it... and smelled it.
  3. FrankM.
    Feb 13, 2008
    Shame on you Cuba Gooding and Fred Savage! Bad bad bad.