Single father Nick Savage runs a 'macho' household, having five school-age sons, all rowdy slobs except sensitive, polite 'nerd' Sam, who nevertheless envies dating-slick athlete Shawn. That changes when distantly admired Angela becomes his steady date, a base nine of his brothers ever reached or would admit wanting. Nick's younger brother and fire department colleague Jimmy is their welcome regular guest, but frankly serves as bad adult example of irresponsibility.
Did You Know?
Producer Mel Gibson stars in the informational videos shown to his sons by Nick, as Officer Steve Cox - a motorcycle Highway Patrol Officer. See more
What three famous words did he utter?
Stop stabbing me!
The dog says "Savages" in the opening credits. See more