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STAR RATINGS EXPLAINED
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Tragic 1 Star

FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Steve Martin
Eugene Levy
Bonnie Hunt
Tom Welling
Hilary Duff
Piper Perabo
Carmen Electra
Directors
Adam Shankman
Screenwriters
Sam Harper
Running Time
100 minutes

Cheaper by the Dozen 2
They missed a trick not calling it Cheaper By The Two-Dozen.


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Plot
The Baker parents (Martin and Hunt) and their 12 children go on holiday to a lakeside resort, where they soon find themselves competing against Jim Murtaugh (Levy), his trophy wife (Carmen Electra) and their eight over-achievers.


Verdict
The quality cast just about manages to pull this above one-star ignominy, but a couple of good chuckles can't redeem this sappy mess.


Reviewed by Helen O'Hara

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