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My Boss's Daughter (2003)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 22 August 2003 (USA)
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After a man is asked to house sit for his boss, he becomes determined to get closer to the boss's daughter, but events keep unfolding that stop him from achieving his goal.


David Zucker


David Dorfman
2 nominations. See more awards »





Cast overview, first billed only:
Mark Aisbett Mark Aisbett ... Commuter
Ashton Kutcher ... Tom Stansfield
Jon Abrahams ... Paul
Tara Reid ... Lisa Taylor
Molly Shannon ... Audrey Bennett
Terence Stamp ... Jack Taylor
Andy Richter ... Red Taylor
Tyler Labine ... Spike
Michael Madsen ... T.J.
Ryan Zwick Ryan Zwick ... Delivery Boy
Patrick Cranshaw ... Old Man
Angela Little ... Sheryl
David Koechner ... Speed
Carmen Electra ... Tina
Ron Selmour ... Darryl (as Ronald Selmour)


When a young man agrees to housesit for his boss, he thinks it'll be the perfect opportunity to get close to the woman he desperately has a crush on - his boss's daughter. But he doesn't plan on the long line of other houseguests that try to keep him from his mission. And he also has to deal with the daughter's older brother, who's on the run from local drug dealers. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


There are some things you just don't do.


Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for crude and sex-related humor, drug content and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Did You Know?


The 16 March 2001 draft of the screenplay lists David Zucker and Peter Tilden as writers. Tilden is not credited in the final film and Zucker only receives a directing credit. See more »


When the owl is flying through the house, it flies under chandelier, but the chandelier came crashing down a few minutes earlier. See more »


Jack Taylor: What's this I hear about you threatening to spray this play with an AK-47?
Tom Stansfield: Oh... well, I was just making a joke.
Jack Taylor: Oh that's funny to you? People dying? And what's this I hear about you making fun of midgets?
Tom Stansfield: I never make fun of midgets!
Jack Taylor: You said, it would be fun to date one because then you could rest your beer on their head, now I have a sense of humour, but that's just sick.
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Crazy Credits

After the credits end a voiceover says "I told 'em they'd see the ass, sooner or later" See more »

Alternate Versions

The R-Rated version runs over four minutes longer than the original PG-13 theatrical version and has a number of extended scenes including a longer scene on the subway train where Tom has more difficulty introducing himself to Lisa and accidently falls onto a woman's chest, and then a blind woman's seeing eye dog begins sniffing his groin. Also extended is the first scene of Tom and Red where Red brags more about the number of women he's had sex with including Kristie Alley's maid and others, and he asks Tom about his sex life and Tom brings up a former girlfriend of his whom found him unsatisfying. See more »


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How Long Has It Been
Written by Greg Harmelink, Daniel Geller, Ryan Lewis, Patrick Valentine and Sean Rawls
Performed by Kincaid
Courtesy of Kindercore Records
By Arrangement with Big Sounds International
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The tag line is: "There are some things you just don't do." Wacthing this movie is one of them
2 February 2006 | by patrick_dunneSee all my reviews

I saw the last bits of this movie a long time ago, and that's all I will ever need to see.

My Bosses Daughter stars Ashton Kutcher, who makes a bad name for himself in this film. He agrees to house-sit for his boss to meet his bosses daughter. (Hence the name.) I haven't seen the beginning, but what I have seen (Perhaps the last hour or so. I'm not sure.) I hated it.

I was at the age where I would laugh about about any comedy: Mr. Deeds, Bruce Almighty, The Waterboy, you name it. However, this wasn't funny at all. (Except for the ending.)

Why? First of all, the film hardly even makes any jokes! I just sat on the couch as Aston tries to romance the daughter. I remember one where the owl named OJ escaped and he yelled "O.J. escaped!" This scared a group of by standing girls. If you remember the O.J. Simpson trial, O.J. murdered his wife. But, who is going to remember that years from now? By then, it would be even less funnier then it already is.

The films degrades itself more by trying to make itself into a "sexy" film. This only brings it down. Why? The girl is hardly sexy. The most of her that we see is he underwear. It also makes the film look so corny and unrealistic. Or, maybe she just happens to enjoy stripping to music she considers sexy. Maybe she just happens to draw her friends naked. Surprisingly, this appeals more to women then men. (I guess they might enjoy these sort of comedies.)

It gets worse by delivering the cheesiest line in the history of cinema. It takes place when a robber points a gun at Ashton.

Ashton: *unzips pants* I've got a gun too, but you're just too afraid to use yours.

Robber: *runs away*

Bosses Daughter: That was so brave of you!

Why didn't the robber shoot? It would have ended the pain much quicker. I don't remember laughing at this part.

It even gets worse when the audience is given an unnecessary look at some guys butt. Apparently, it was a twist in the film. I don't remember ever seeing that much of the bosses daughter! However, the ending has some good psychical humor. But, it hardly redeems the horrid-ness of this movie.

Keep in mind, I liked many other comedies at the age I was when I saw this, but this was bad enough for even me to notice! (I never noticed the flaws in films.) It's hard to believe this film didn't get less then a 4.1.

Good: Well, some will enjoy its comedy and the exposure of women.

Bad: Corny, bad-acting, bad jokes, stupid, vulgar

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Release Date:

22 August 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Guest See more »


Box Office


$14,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,000,000, 24 August 2003

Gross USA:


Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

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Company Credits

Production Co:

Dimension Films See more »
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Technical Specs


| (R-rated)

Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS



Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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