Operation Cupcake

Synopsis: When Army Colonel Griff Carson returns home from Germany on a two-month leave, he considers retiring if he doesn't get promoted to General. Being away on deployment has been hard on Griff, separating him from his wife Janet and two teenagers, Kim and Ollie. With his kids growing up and his wife busy opening a second bakeshop with a slimy business partner, Griff suddenly feels he no longer fits into his own family. Hoping to give him a sense of duty, Janet assigns him to help run her quaint cupcake shop. At first reluctant, Griff starts to take a military approach to his new job, never expecting it to backfire. Soon the bakery is a war zone, and one final screw-up almost sends the place up in smoke. Frustrated, Janet threatens to cut him out of their lives for good if he can't adjust to civilian family life. Refusing to give up, Griff is determined to prove to his family he's ready to be a full-time father, or else face the lonely life of a solitary military man.
Genre: Comedy
Director(s): Bradford May
Production: MNG Films
 
IMDB:
5.8
Year:
2012
88 min
31 Views


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RIGHT, LEFT.

- SOUND OFF.

- all:
ONE, TWO.

- SOUND OFF.

- all:
THREE, FOUR.

[patriotic music]

- MORNING, SIR.

- COLONEL CARSON.

GENERAL.

HAVE A GOOD TWO-MONTH LEAVE.

WE'LL MISS YOU AROUND HERE.

APPRECIATE THAT, SIR.

I HAVEN'T BEEN HOME

THAT LONG IN YEARS.

AND WHO KNOWS,

MAYBE THE NEXT TIME I SEE YOU,

YOU'LL BE GENERAL CARSON.

ANYTHING'S POSSIBLE, SIR.

- HAVE A SAFE TRIP.

- THANK YOU, SIR.

[dog barks in distance]

[birds chirping]

I'M GONNA GO PUT THESE

OUTSIDE, WANNA COME?

YEAH, HOLD ON.

DAD'S COMING.

WHEN DO YOU THINK

HE'S GONNA GET HERE?

WE HAVEN'T SEEN HIM

IN SO LONG.

I HOPE HE LIKES IT.

I CAN'T WAIT.

OH.

UM...

PUT ONE UP:

A LITTLE HIGHER.

- HOW'S THAT?

- GREAT.

- THAT'S GOOD.

- YEAH?

YEAH.

[sighs] OKAY.

PERFECT, OKAY.

OKAY.

THERE WE GO!

HOW DOES IT LOOK?

- IT LOOKS GOOD.

- AAH! IT LOOKS SO GOOD.

IT'S GREAT.

DAD'S GONNA LOVE IT.

OH, YOU DID

SUCH A GOOD JOB.

OH.

I HOPE HE LIKES IT.

OKAY, HE JUST CALLED.

HE'LL BE HERE ANY MINUTE.

LET'S GO.

HEY, I SAW THAT.

- SAW WHAT?

- DON'T EAT THE CUPCAKE.

FINE.

OH!

OH, NOT THA CHEESY WATCH THING.

- IT IS NOT CHEESY.

- WAIT, WHAT WATCH THING?

WHEN DAD'S GONE, MOM WEARS

A WATCH TO COUNT THE MINUTES

UNTIL THEY'RE TOGETHER AGAIN.

BUT WHEN THEY'RE TOGETHER,

SHE TAKES IT OFF

BECAUSE TIME DOESN'T MATTER.

- THAT'S RIGHT.

- [gags]

THERE HE IS.

OH, MY GOSH.

HI, HONEY!

- HEY, DAD.

- HI, HONEY.

OH, MY GOSH.

- OH, HONEY.

- MM.

- OH, I LOVE YOU.

- I LOVE YOU TOO.

MISSED YOU.

FEELS SO GOOD.

- OH, MY GOSH.

- HI!

- LOOK AT YOU.

- [laughs]

I MISSED YOU.

[laughs]

HELLO, COLONEL.

HOW ARE YOU, YOUNG MAN?

OH, NO!

OH, IT'S OKAY, BABE.

OOH.

- IT'S ALL RIGHT.

- THAT'S OKAY, I GOT IT.

IT'S ALL RIGHT.

[laughs]

THAT'S ALL RIGHT,

I'LL JUST MAKE ANOTHER ONE.

OKAY.

[laughter]

WOW, IT'S SO GREAT TO BE HOME.

I REALLY MISSED THIS.

THE FOOD OR US?

WOULD I BE A JERK

IF I SAID BOTH?

NO.

[laughter]

MM, I NOTICED, UM,

MY CAR WASN'T IN THE DRIVEWAY.

- RIGHT.

- ANY REASON FOR THAT?

- I DIDN'T CRASH IT.

- IT'S IN THE SHOP.

BUT NOBODY GOT HURT,

AND I'M PAYING FOR THE DAMAGE.

WHAT HAPPENED?

WE WERE HAVING:

A DRIVING LESSON.

SHE WAS STARING:

AT HER BOYFRIEND

AND CRASHED INTO THE MAILBOX.

BOYFRIEND?

WHAT BOYFRIEND?

- YOU ARE SUCH A NARC.

- POSER!

YOU GUYS, STOP FIGHTING.

YOUR DAD JUST GOT HOME.

- HEY, THOSE LOOK FANTASTIC.

- THANKS.

DID YOU TELL HIM

ABOUT THE NEW STORE?

- YOU FOUND A PLACE?

- YES, UH, YESTERDAY.

I WAS GONNA TELL YOU ABOUT I IN PERSON.

BUT THERE'S THIS BAKERY

ACROSS TOWN THAT BACKED OU OF THEIR LEASE AND THE PLACE

WAS HALFWAY DONE,

- SO IT WAS PERFECT.

- THAT WAS FAST.

I CAN'T BELIEVE

HOW THIS HAS TAKEN OFF.

I DON'T KNOW HOW I'M GONNA

MANAGE TWO STORES ALL AT ONCE.

BUT AT LEAST I HAVE SHEILA,

AND ONCE IT'S UP AND RUNNING,

IT'S GONNA BE...

[sighs]

I DON'T WANNA

TALK ABOUT THIS.

YOU'RE HERE FOR A WEEK.

I DON'T WANNA

TALK ABOUT BUSINESS.

MM.

- ACTUALLY, WE DON'T HAVE A WEEK.

- WHAT?

IT'S ONLY

A WEEKEND PASS?

BUT YOU'RE UP

FOR A PROMOTION.

AND I'VE DECIDED

TO TAKE A FURLOUGH...

UNTIL THE REVIEW BOARD

ANNOUNCES ITS DECISION.

I'M HERE FOR TWO MONTHS.

WHAT? TWO MONTHS?

OH, MY GOSH!

OH, I'M SO HAPPY.

MAYBE FOREVER.

FOREVER?

IF I MAKE GENERAL,

THAT COULD MEAN:

ANOTHER FOUR-YEAR

STINT OVERSEAS,

ANOTHER FOUR YEARS OF BEING

A PART-TIME HUSBAND

AND A PART-TIME FATHER.

I'VE MISSED SO MUCH

OF YOUR LIVES ALREADY.

ARE YOU SAYING THA YOU'RE CONSIDERING RETIREMENT?

I'M SAYING WE HAVE

A DECISION TO MAKE.

[phone rings]

- [beep]

- YEAH, HI, THAD.

YES.

YEAH, I KNOW WE

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