Overall Rank: 11023
Average Rating: 2.3/4
# of Ratings: 153
Theatrical Release Date: 12/25/2003
Genre: Comedy, Family
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Shawn Levy
Actors: Steve Martin, Bonnie Hunt, Piper Perabo, Tom Welling, Hilary Duff, Kevin Schmidt
Plot: A family of 12 moves from a small town in Illinois when the father, Tom Baker, gets his dream job to coach football at his alma mater. Meanwhile, his wife gets her dream job when she writes a book on the family and goes on a national book tour. With only Tom to hold down the house, things are bound to get out of control. -- Chris Kavan
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Snoogans - wrote on 12/05/2011
Didn't find most of the humor funny and the rest felt too much like a by-the-numbers film.
mitchellyoung - wrote on 08/10/2011
There is some slapstick humor and cheap jokes that don't work, but the general energy and charm of this family comedy makes it funnier and wittier than expected. Steve Martin seems at home as a harried father of 12 and anchors the film.
Chris Kavan - wrote on 08/29/2007
Amiable enough family flick with a few laughs, a lot of heart-warming and pretty much the perfect picture of a 12-person family (what, no rampant drug use or promiscuity!? Damn!) Yes, it's idealized and too perky, but it's not that bad.
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