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Still shot from the movie: Cheaper by the Dozen 2.

Cheaper by the Dozen 2

All of the cast, including Steve Martin, Bonnie Hunt, Piper Perabo, Tom Welling, and Hillary Duff, return as the Baker clan in this sequel. This time, a family vacation turns into a showdown when Dad meets up with a former high school rival (Eugene Levy) and feels the competitive urge again. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: B
Sexual Content: B
Language: B+
Drugs/Alcohol: A
Run Time: 94
Theater Release: 20 Dec 2005
Video Release: 05 Jan 2010
MPAA Rating: PG
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A chance at getting the family all together is also the motivation behind renting a ramshackle house at the beach in Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation. The challenges and triumphs of raising a large family is the central theme of the movie Yours, Mine and Ours. (A remake of this title appeared in theaters during November 2005.)

Home Video Extra Features

DVD Release Date: 23 May 2006
You will only find about a half dozen bonus extras on Twentieth Century Fox’s DVD release of Cheaper By The Dozen 2. These include the wide and full screen presentations of the movie on a ‘flipper” disc (meaning one version on each side), and audio commentary by director Adam Shankman, the Fox Movie Channel casting session, two featurettes (Camp Chaos and A Comedic Trio), and the theatrical trailer for the film. Audio tracks are available in English (Dolby 5.1 Surround), French (Dolby Surround) and Spanish (Dolby Surround), with subtitles in English and Spanish.

Blu-ray Release: 5 January 2010

Cheaper By The Dozen 2 releases on Blu-ray with the following extras:

- Feature Commentary by Director Adam Shankman

- FOX Movie Channel Presents Casting Session

- Featurettes: Camp Chaos and A Comedic Trio

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