Playing with Fire

Playing with Fire is a 2019 American family comedy film directed by Andy Fickman from a screenplay by Dan Ewen and Matt Lieberman based on a story by Ewen. The film stars John Cena, Keegan-Michael Key, John Leguizamo, Brianna Hildebrand, Dennis Haysbert, and Judy Greer. It tells the story of a group of smokejumpers who must watch over three children whom they rescued from a burning cabin until child services arrive.

The film was theatrically released by Paramount Pictures on November 8, 2019, in the United States. It is the third Walden Media film to be produced by Nickelodeon Movies after Charlotte’s Web and Dora and the Lost City of Gold (the latter was also released in 2019). The film grossed $68 million worldwide with a budget of $29 million and received mostly negative reviews from critics.