Cheaper by the Dozen
Cheaper by the Dozen (2003)

This comedy-drama, based on the Gilbreth-Carey novel, presents episodes from the life of the Gilbreth family in the early twenties. Much of the story focuses on the father of the 12-children. He is prissy and obsessed with time. His wife, a… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: January 1, 2003
DVD Release Date: March 16, 2004
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Emanuel Levy

One of the most popular films of 1950, this comedy stars Clifton Webb in one of his best known parts.

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Ryan Cracknell
Apollo Guide

There's a lot to be said about a family with 12 kids but this film doesn't do any of them justice.

Renee Schonfeld
Common Sense Media

Old-fashioned upbeat family comedy with sad ending.

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Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

A film rich in turn of the century atmosphere. And family values times 12.

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Spencer S.
The original "Cheaper by the Dozen" is based on the autobiography of the real Gilbreth clan, who lived in early 20th century New England. The film is… More
xGary Xx
I'm sure Clifton Webb and especially Myrna Loy are infinitely more charming than Steve Martin and co, but to say family orientated comedy is not my cup of… More
Aj V
An interesting family drama/comedy based on a real family, but it gets boring after a while, it could've been better.
Dannielle Albert
Very sweet movie, good characterization... especially with so many characters! Lots of true to life moments in real parent-child, and sibling-sibling… More
erika bruhns
not as good as the newer one
Sunil Jawahir
A much more adorable version than the remake.