• Released
  • November 23, 2005
  • PG , 1 hr 28 min
  • Comedy
    Family
  • 428 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: Single parents, both with lots of kids, attempt a romance despite their children's saboteur ways.

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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
The movie equivalent of a box of generic macaroni and cheese: bland, easily digested, comforting, forgettable.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
Unable to decide whether it wants to be a rambunctious family comedy or a tender romantic comedy, the Dennis Quaid-Rene Russo vehicle...
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50

Miami Herald

By Peter Debruge
The remake seems to have been written and directed by people whose only experience with children is the long-distant memory of having been...
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50

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
The movie, directed with a gym teacher's whistle by "Scooby-Doo's" Raja Gosnell, is a contempo soft-focus remake of the 1968 original...
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38

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
The humor is supposed to stem from the clash of kids who have been raised so differently and of partners with opposing views of child care....
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38

Chicago Tribune

By Robert K. Elder
Even as slapstick, it's a major snoozefest.
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38

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
There's not a moment in this story arc that is not predictable.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Ruthe Stein
A turkey.
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25

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
A forced-march comedy.
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25

USA Today

By Mike Clark
As an artsy but minimally bohemian type, Russo maintains her dignity, an extraordinary accomplishment.
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Rated PG | For mild crude humor
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