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Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005)

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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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

21 December 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Doce fuera de casa  »

Box Office


$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


$82,569,532 (USA) (28 April 2006)

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The Kinsman twins, Brent and Shane both appeared on Desperate Housewives (2004) with Kathryn Joosten. See more »


In some shots, the boulders and all of the water toys appear to be at least a quarter of a mile across the lake. In other shots, the lake appears to be only several yards wide. See more »


Kate 'Mom' Baker: She couldn't even come to me and tell me she wanted to wear make up!
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Written by Mark McGrath, Charles Stan Frazier, Rodney Sheppard, Matthew Murphy Karges,
Craig Bullock, Joseph Nichol, and David Krahne
Performed by Sugar Ray
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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A hilarious movie
17 January 2006 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

As a teenage girl, and a fan of the first movie, I found the sequel to Cheaper by the Dozen to be above my expectations. Usually, movie sequels are a disappointment, I have found, as was with Shrek 2, for example, but I found that Cheaper by the Dozen 2 was hilarious and a really good movie outlining the importance of family and family values. Yes, it was slightly predictable, as these movies often are, but I found that was strongly over-ridden by the comedy and 'slap-stick' that happened throughout the film to make it so entertaining. All the family had matured since that first film and it was interesting to see what the children had grown up to be like, and how much they had changed since the first film. I recommend this movie to fans of the first film, or anyone who just wants to see a light-hearted, 'feel-good' and all-over great movie.

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