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Yours, Mine & Ours (2005)

A widowed Coast Guard Admiral and a widow handbag designer fall in love and marry, much to the dismay of her 10 and his 8 children.

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Admiral Frank Beardsley returns to New London to run the Coast Guard Academy, his last stop before a probable promotion to head the Guard. A widower with eight children, he runs a loving but tight ship, with charts and salutes. The kids long for a permanent home. Helen North is a free spirit, a designer whose ten children live in loving chaos, with occasional group hugs. Helen and Frank, high school sweethearts, reconnect at a reunion, and it's love at first re-sighting. They marry on the spot. Then the problems start as two sets of kids, the free spirits and the disciplined preppies, must live together. The warring factions agree to work together to end the marriage. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Rated PG for some mild crude humor | See all certifications »

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23 November 2005 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$45,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$17,461,108, 27 November 2005

Gross USA:

$53,412,862, 16 February 2006

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$72,028,752
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Trivia

This was the first film to be co-produced by Paramount and MGM. The original 1968 film was produced by Desliu Productions, which merged with Paramount the year before, so the film's copyright was renewed by Paramount. However, United Artists (owned by MGM since 1981) has retained full distribution rights to the 1968 film to this day (United Artists once owned the rights to Paramount's "Popeye" cartoons, and a few early Paramount sound features that had been sold to Warner Bros. for remakes). Columbia (which collaborated with Paramount on another 2005 remake, "The Longest Yard") became involved once its parent company, Sony, purchased a stake in MGM. See more »

Goofs

After Christina dumps the bowl of watery trash on Nick, she turns and faces Phoebe. In the next shot, she is standing differently. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Frank Beardsley: Let's go! Let's go! Let's go! Move it! Move it! Move it!
Ethan: Move it! Move it! Move it!
Frank Beardsley: That means you too, Ethan. Head ashore, Sailor.
Ethan: Aye-aye! Head ashore.
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Soundtracks

Ballad of the Green Beret
Written by Barry Sadler and Robin Moore
Performed by Barry Sadler (as SSgt. Barry Sadler)
Courtesy of The RCA Records Label
By Arrangement with Sony BMG Music Entertainment
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At least it was short
5 April 2006 | by See all my reviews

When Admiral Frank Beardsley returns to his hometown after years of Coast Guard service, he meets his old flame Helen North at a high school reunion. Both recently widowed, the two find the old sparks again immediately and marry on a whim. There's one catch. Frank has eight children and Helen has ten children (many adopted).

Someone should tell the writers of Yours, Mine and Ours that chaos does not equal funny. Two parents, eighteen kids, one crazy nanny and one pig all live under the same house, so hilarity is supposed to ensue right? Well, not in this film. All of the laughs are few and far in between and when the movie is over, all you're left with is one big headache. Kids will most likely eat this one up but they deserve better films than this. It's no surprise that this film is a dud since its directed by Raja Gosnell. He is your typical bland director and he doesn't have much imagination. He always puts the lamest jokes and pratfalls into his films like Dennis Quaid falling face first into a bucket of paint.

Dennis Quaid plays the uptight father and he pretty much makes a fool of himself here. He seems to be trying so hard to get a laugh from the audience but he fails. I'm surprised he took this role since this is a little out of his usual element but I guess Tim Allen was busy. Rene Russo plays his wife and she was okay but a little bland. After this film and Two for the Money, she needs a new agent because she actually is talented. There were so many kids that it was hard to keep track of them. Most of them were either bland or they played annoying characters. There were a few that showed a little potential for the future but I wouldn't hold my breath. In the end, a weak story, very few laughs, weak acting and bad direction equals a poor film and this movie is better left on the shelf. Rent the original instead. Rating 3/10


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