Cheaper by the Dozen (2003) Synopsis
Tom and Kate Baker's five girls and seven boys add up to a family rich in fun, laughter - and chaos!
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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.
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75

Premiere

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Cheaper entertains a broad audience by recalling an age of family filmmaking when that term wasn’t synonymous with crap.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Lighthearted fun.
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Martin and Hunt are exactly the right lively but not sticky authority figures to keep the house (and the comedy pace) bouncing.
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60

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Something of a shambles -- a shambles about a shambles -- but bound for big success and deservedly so.
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Much as I adore Martin and Hunt, whose matching tongue-in-cheek delivery and finite patience make them seem more like siblings than...
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
Thanks to Martin and Hunt, who both have a seemingly casual flair for mining laughs from even the most generic lines of dialogue, Cheaper...
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Makes one long for Martin's edgy work in films such as "The Spanish Prisoner."
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50

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Martin puts a thankless gloss on the antic role he played in "Parenthood." As his wife, Hunt is the movie's saving grace.
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38

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
There is not a frame of "Cheaper" that doesn't feel contrived. It fails the most fundamental test of movie logic.
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no way

By glxy
no way no how will i see this again...

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Rated PG | For language and some thematic elements
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