Cheaper by the Dozen 2

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Cheaper by the Dozen 2 is a 2005 comedy film produced by 20th Century Fox. It is the sequel to the family comedy film Cheaper by the Dozen (2003). Shawn Levy, the director of the first film, did not return as director for this sequel, which was instead directed by Adam Shankman (The Pacifier). Levy was a producer of the film and made an appearance as a hospital intern in the movie.

The film was shot in Toronto and Hamilton, Ontario, Canada and on Stoney Lake in Burleigh Falls, Ontario. It includes the book Green Eggs and Ham and the 2002 film Ice Age.

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[from trailer]
Tom Baker: That's not gonna fit in your tent, Lorraine.
Lorraine Baker: Oh, I'm gonna make it fit, Dad!

[from trailer]
Kate Baker: Honey, you actually bought that shirt?
Tom: Hey, every dad is entitled to one hideous shirt, and one horrible sweater. It's part of the dad code.

Anne Murtaugh: If my dad finds out before I tell him–
Charlie Baker: You'll be grounded?
Anne: Please! Just don't say anything.

Tom: What do you do for a living, Eliot?
Eliot Murtaugh: Well... I'm in the 8th grade.

Kate: [as an enraged Sarah stomps into this house] Hey, honey. How'd it... [notices Sarah's angry facial expression] ...Go?
Sarah Baker: Dad was totally spying on me! [as Tom enters the house] You ruined everything! There's no way I'm competing for you in that stupid cup tomorrow! [storms off furiously; Kate gives Tom a disappointed look]
Kim Baker: I can't believe you did that.
Jessica Baker: Really, dad. That is so big brother.
Bud McNulty: Yeah, let's go.
Nora Baker-McNulty: Come on, Bud. Let's put this baby to bed. [they all walk out of the room]
Jake Baker: Not cool, dad. [leaves the room in disgust; leaving only Henry, Nigel, and Kyle]
Henry Baker: You know, you and Jimmy aren't so different, dad. Different styles, yeah, but... same result. Let's go, guys. [they leave the room to go to bed, leaving an ashamed Tom alone with Kate]
Kate Baker: Tom, I thought we talked about this: the more you hang on, the more they're going to pull away. Oh, god. I'll go to talk to her.

Tom: All right. From now on, no seeing the Murtaughs, no talking to the Murtaughs, no thinking about the Murtaughs!
Sarah: Can't we just compete and still like, see them?
Tom: No! Right now, I am not a father, I am a coach. And we're gonna be training twice a day, every day, starting outside in 10 minutes. No later.

Lorraine: [after Sarah asks her for some make-up help] Now, let's start with some lip gloss. [unleashes the lip gloss]
Sarah: PINK? Can't we put on like a skin color?
Lorraine: Hold still.

Tom: Tire swing ready! [falls off tire swing] Tire swing, not ready!

[Sarah knocks Mike off his skateboard]
Mike Baker: SARAH!

Tom: [to his newborn grandson] Tom. Hey, Tom. Welcome to family.

Mark Baker: Hello. Nature boy here, remember?

Jimmy Murtaugh: Nice hands.

Lorraine: Still smells the same. Old gross stuff, dead animals, and murky lake water.
Tom: It's called fresh air, sweetie.

Tom: How I discipline my kids is none of your business.
Jimmy: You know, I've been trying to say this in a nice way, but uh... well, there's a pretty good reason your kids are screw-ups.
Tom: My kids screwed up. They are not screw-ups!
Jimmy: That's because you're not strict enough. Parenting isn't a popularity contest, Tom, but I guess if you knew that, your kids wouldn't be so undisciplined, and you and I wouldn't be having this conversation.
Tom: The only problem with my kids is that they're hanging out with your kids!
Jimmy: It wasn't my daughter who got caught stealing.
Tom: And it wasn't my son who trashed the tennis court!
Jimmy: Do you actually think I'm screwing up my kids, Baker?
Tom: Yeah. And one day, they're gonna crack.
Jimmy: Well, why don't we test that theory... on Labor Day!? Murtaughs vs. Bakers... for the cup! What do you say?
Tom: You're on. We'll see you there.


  • This Christmas, you better watch out!
  • This Christmas You Better Watch Out!
  • Same Big Family... Even Bigger Adventure.


The Baker Family[edit]

The Murtaugh Family[edit]

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