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PG| 1 hr. 38 min.

Plot Summary
Tom (Steve Martin) and Kate Baker (Bonnie Hunt) have compromised their careers to raise 12 children. Tom coaches a high-school football team, while Kate has retired from journalism to raise the family. Things change when Tom is offered a college coaching job in a new city at the same time a publisher buys Kate's parenting memoir. After moving, Kate goes on a book tour, leaving Tom in charge of the children, who -- already unhappy about relocating -- plunge the household into chaos.

Cast: Steve Martin , Bonnie Hunt , Piper Perabo , Tom Welling , Hilary Duff , Alyson Stoner , Jacob Smith , Liliana Mumy

Director: Shawn Levy

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: 20th Century Fox

Cheaper by the Dozen (2003)

Release Date: December 25th, 2003|1 hr. 38 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 75
    San Francisco Chronicle

    It's not just a feel-good holiday movie, though audiences, especially youngsters, will certainly walk out of it feeling good. show more

  • 50
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Makes one long for Martin's edgy work in films such as "The Spanish Prisoner." show more

  • 60
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Something of a shambles -- a shambles about a shambles -- but bound for big success and deservedly so. show more

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