Cheaper by the Dozen is a 2015 film reboot to the 1950, 2003 and 2014 film of the same name. It was directed by Mark Waters and produced by J.J. Abrams. The film was released on April 26, 2015 by 20th Century Fox, ultimately grossing just over $190 million worldwide.
A lovely couple have 12 kids in the family when John Harris got a job offer in San Diego, California, the family decide to move. But in California, John and his family find themselves face to face with John's old rival and his family with 8 kids.
The movie begins in Nashville, Texas, all twelve kids don't remember what happened in front of their parents who are furious.
- Chris Pine as John Harris, the main protagonist of the film.
- Kate Winslet as Christine Harris, the wife of John.
- Eric Bana as TBA, John's old rival and John and Christine's next-door neighbor who has 8 kids.
- Rachel Weisz as TBA, TBA's wife and mother of 8 kids.
- Emma Bell as Jenna Gordon, John and Christine's new aunt.
- Jenna Coleman as Mrs. Emily Williams, the Harris family's kind-hearted nanny who friendly and sweet. She has a bit germaphobia but she can't uses public toilets at the mall.
The Harris' Kids
- Emma Roberts as Edna Harris (age 22), the oldest child of the family.
- Jake T. Austin as Rodrick Harris (age 20)
- Sammi Hanratty as Bella Harris (age 19)
- Chandler Canterbury as Phillip Harris (age 16), fraternal twin of Michael.
- Zachary Gordon as Michael Harris (age 16), fraternal twin of Phillip.
- Mika Abdalla as Lila Harris (age 14)
- Raymond Ochoa as Maddox Harris (age 13)
- Johnny Sequoyah as Josephine Harris (age 12)
- Aiden Flowers as Jaden Harris (age 10)
- Carsen Flowers as Abby Harris (age 8), identical twin of Alicia.
- Camden Flowers as Alicia Harris (age 8), identical twin of Abby.
- Owen Bento as Hunter Harris (age 6), the youngest child of the family.
- Eden Sher as TBA (age 21)
- Madeline Carroll as TBA (age 18)
- Gavin Casalegno as TBA (age 15), fraternal twin of TBA.
- Aramis Knight as TBA (age 15), fraternal twin of TBA.
- Alexa Gerasimovich as TBA (age 12)
- Tyler Mazzei as TBA (age 10)
- Lyndsey Bloise as TBA (age 9)
- Mckenna Grace as TBA (age 7)
TV Spot #1
The Opening Scene
Mischeif in the Harris House
John and Christine tuck their kids to bed
- John: Okay, kids, it's time to go to bed.
- Lila: Okay. Good night, Dad.
- John: Goodnight, Lila.
- Christine: I will tuck Maddox to bed. (kisses Maddox)
- Maddox: Goodnight, mom.
- Christine: Goodnight.
- John: Michael. Chop chop!
- Michael: What? I can grab the blankets!
- Phillip: It's my job.
The Harris Family meets Emily Williams
Christine opens the door and saw a nice british girl who's desperatly need to go.
- Emily: Hi, I'm Emily Williams, I moved here from england since i was six and from new york last monday and i should've gone to the bathroom.
- Christine: Here, go upstairs and i'll read your personal file.
- Emily: Thanks
Emily runs upstairs to use the toilet. She put toilet papers on the seat before she go. Christine knock the bathroom door.
- Christine: Emily, it seens you got all As and Bs, Good of Cooking, a good video game player.
Emily sat down on the toilet and feeling much better, she hold the toilet paper.
- Emily: Yep.
- Christine: And you're a bit of a germophobic?
- Emily: Yeah, but i can't uses public restrooms.
- Christine: well, it says here that you're friendly, sweet and kind hearted towards your school?
- Emily: yep!
- Christine: Well good news, We needed a nanny for twelve kids.
- Emily: Wait Twelve?!
- Christine: i know, crazy right?!
- Emily: Yeah.
- Christine: My Son Rodrick, he agreed to help out with you.
- Emily: is he kind of...
- Christine: Popular and Handsome?! Yeah.
Emily pull up her panties and flushes the toilet before she walked out.
- Emily: i see.
- Christine: and his sister Bella also can help.
- Emily: Okay. I think i can help.
- Christine: Allowed me ask you a question, Why do you want this job?
- Emily: i got evicted from my apartment.
- Christine: well my husband John can let you have the bedroom in the basement.
- Emily: really?
- Christine: you know what? Emily, the room is yours, you're hired.
- Emily: thanks. But the tell you the truth... I poop very nervous
Rodrick and John's Argument
- Rodrick: Dad! what's this?
- John: This is my form, just sign it.
- Rodrick: Dad, are you trying to ruin my life?! I'm going to L.A.
- John: Rod, come on buddy.
Emily uses school public toilets
Emily's arrived early to collect Maddox and hunter from school but she run inside with her hand covering her butt.
- Emily: okay, i can use their public toilet for once. Here i go.
Emily running to the girl toilet stalls and pull down her underwear right before she goes.
Main Cast Gallery
It will be released in April 16, 2015 and avaliable on DVD in August 22, 2015.
The film received mixed to negative reviews from film critics, with 57% of critics giving a positive review and an average score of 8.2 out of 10 according Rotten Tomatoes, based on 112 reviews. Despite initial reactions, the film was given "Two Thumbs Up" from Roger Ebert and Richard Roeper on their television show, and became a box office hit. The film opened at #2 ranking in US$27,284,647 in its first opening weekend and, despite being kept from the top spot by The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, went on to gross $190,163,113 worldwide.
Awards and nominations
- Johnny Sequoyah - Best Leading Actress: Age 11-12- Young Artist Awards
- Mika Adballa - Best Leading Actress: Age 13-21- Young Artist Awards
- Raymond Ochoa - Best Leading Actor: Age 13-15- Young Artist Awards