Are We Done Yet?
is a 2007 family film
sequel to "Are We There Yet?" starring Ice Cube
. The film is both a remake of the classic Cary Grant
comedy Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House
(previously re-made as The Money Pit
) and a sequel to 2005
's hit comedy Are We There Yet?
The film was directed by Steve Carr from a screenplay by Hank Nelken. It was produced by Revolution Studios
and RKO Pictures
, and distributed by Columbia Pictures
. The film was shot on location in Vancouver
, but is set in Newberg, Oregon
. The film is rated PG for some innuendo
and brief language.
This sequel picks up as the newly formed family of Nick, Suzanne, Lindsey and Kevin move from the city to the suburbs in the pursuit of an idyllic life. A renovation leads to chaos, however, as Nick clashes with the eccentric contractor, Chuck Mitchell Jr. (John C. McGinley), who bonds with Suzanne and the kids. Nick attempts to build his perfect home and his perfect family while the wacky contractor/inspector/real estate agent/midwife seems to take it all away.
Are We Done Yet?
received poor reviews with an 8% rotten rating at Rotten Tomatoes
, which is worse than the previous film's rating of 12%, with suggestions that the film is very similar to Cheaper by the Dozen 2
. On Metacritic the film has a score of 36 out of 100, which is slightly better than the previous film's rating of 27 out of 100.
Despite being panned by the critics, the film has made $58,388,068 worldwide.
Awards and Nominations
In one scene a worker refers to Chuck by "John", the actors first name.
DVD and UMD Release
The Are We Done Yet?
DVD and UMD was released on August 7
. Special features include:
Are We There Yet?