Has funny moments! Nice to watch with the family.
over 5 years
The original was so much better.
over 6 years
Used to watch this on repeat all the time!
almost 7 years
Absolutely hated it. Steve Martin is capable of so much more.
Steve Martin kinda makes the whole thing work. Not a masterpiece, but still quite funny.
Cheaper by the Dozen is a 2003 American comedy film about a family with 12 children (seven boys and five girls). The film takes its title from the 1948 biography of the same name of Frank Bunker Gilbreth and Lillian Moller Gilbreth and their 12 children, but other than the title and the concept of a family with 12 children, the film bears no resemblance to the book nor its movie adaption. The film was directed by Shawn Levy, who also helped produce the sequel Cheaper by the Dozen 2. It was released on Thursday, December 25, 2003 by 20th Century Fox.
Kate Baker (Bonnie Hunt) narrates a story about her large family: her husband Tom (Steve Martin) is a football coach at a small rural college, Kate is hoping to publish her book on parenting, and all while they manage their twelve children, eleven of which live at home. When Tom unexpectedly receives an offer from his old friend Shake McGuire (Richard Jenkins) to coach at a large university, the family moved to Evanston, Illinois despite...