The Baker brood moves to Chicago after patriarch Tom gets a job coaching football at Northwestern University, forcing his writer wife, Mary, and the couple's 12 children to make a major adjustment. The transition works well until work demands pull the parents away from home, leaving the kids bored -- and increasingly mischievous.

  1. Frank B. Gilbreth Jr.


  2. Craig Titley


  3. Sam Harper


  4. Shawn Levy


  5. Ernestine Gilbreth Carey


  6. Alec Sokolow


  7. Joel Cohen


Top Billed Cast

  1. Steve Martin

    Steve Martin

    Tom Baker

  2. Bonnie Hunt

    Bonnie Hunt

    Kate Baker

  3. Piper Perabo

    Piper Perabo

    Nora Baker

  4. Tom Welling

    Tom Welling

    Charlie Baker

  5. Hilary Duff

    Hilary Duff

    Lorraine Baker

Full Cast & Crew

Cheaper by the Dozen
Cheaper by the Dozen



Status Released

Release Information

  • December 25, 2003


    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 38m

Budget $40,000,000.00

Revenue $190,212,113.00



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