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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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$82,571,173 (USA)
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When the "Cheaper by the Dozen" movies were made, neither Steve Martin and Bonnie Hunt, who played the parents of 12 children, had ever had a child in real life. Steve Martin first became a father years later in December 2012, when his wife Anne Stringfield gave birth to his first child, a daughter named Mary. See more »

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When the dog bounds underneath the long dining table, in following shots the remaining shattered glass and china changes position and amount, and the cloths, plates etc. all change position as they lay on the table. See more »

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Tom Baker: Tire swing ready!
[falls off tire swing]
Tom Baker: Tire swing, not ready!
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Referenced in Cheaper by the Dozen 2: Casting Session (2006) See more »

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9 January 2006 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

I liked the first one better, but this movie was funny in its own right.

I read someone's review before about how its nothing like the book. I haven't read the book, but, I have to say this - In this day and age did you really expect them to keep to the book? Look at all the other movies based on books - Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter, for examples - they are as true representations as you get. Everything else

  • Ella Enchanted, for example - doesn't resemble the book in any way,
excluding the title and the names of the characters. I've learned not to have high expectations of movies based on books, and until you do, you're always going to be disappointed. You've got to look at the movie for what it is, not for what the book was.


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