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Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005)

The Bakers, while on vacation, find themselves competing with a rival family of eight children.

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The Bakers, while on vacation, find themselves competing with a rival family of eight children.

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

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$60,000,000 (estimated)

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$713,985 (Spain) (23 December 2005)

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$82,569,532 (USA) (28 April 2006)
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Real baby and childhood pictures of Hilary Duff and Alyson Stoner were used for the "photo albums" of their characters. See more »

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After knee boarding Tom gets out of the boat and the two boys both say something but their mouths never move. See more »

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Lorraine Baker: [after Sarah asks Lorraine for some make-up help] Now, let's start with some lip gloss.
[Lorraine unleashes the lipgloss]
Sarah Baker: PINK? Can't we put on like a skin color?
Lorraine Baker: Hold still.
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Typical Family Comedy
27 January 2009 | by (Fraggle Rock) – See all my reviews

'Cheaper by the Dozen 2' is pretty much the typical family comedy that has nothing new to offer. That does not mean that the film is absent of entertainment. It pretty much follows the usual formula with the regular ingredients. The slapstick and jokes are expected but still amusing. There are some funny adult jokes too. The film has heart and that's what works for it. Shankman and his cast and crew must have had a great time (as was also apparent on the DVD extras). Steve Martin and Eugene Levy are good. Martin has played the comedic family dad perhaps more than a dozen times and he has become quite skilled at it. The extremely talented Bonnie Hunt is criminally underused but she has an effective presence, nonetheless. Carmen Electra is a surprise. She plays a hot mom but not the clichéd one, rather one that is compassionate, gentle and caring. Electra does a good job and proves that she can do more than being just an airhead or a seductress. Piper Perabo is also underused. Jaime King is very pretty. Hilary Duff plays sort of a spoilt brat (which is a change from her sweet pretty girl image) but her acting is quite bad and she needs to eat. The child actors were all fun to watch. Overall, it's all goofy family fun and quite enjoyable when watching with the family.


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