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A single man searches for a woman who will bear his baby with no strings attached.

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Aunt Ethel
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Patti
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A single man searches for a woman who will bear his baby with no strings attached.

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He wants you to have his baby!

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Comedy | Romance

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2 October 1981 (USA)  »

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Paternidad  »

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This movie was part of a cycle of gender role-playing switch movies made by Hollywood during the 1980s and probably starting with Kramer vs. Kramer (1979). The set of pictures include Mr. Mom (1983); Baby Boom (1987), 3 Men and a Baby (1987), and Paternity (1981). See more »

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Buddy Evans: [Thinking up baby names] Quimby.
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References Jaws 2 (1978) See more »

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Stella by Starlight
by Ned Washington & Victor Young
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Fun, Adorable, Sweet
27 May 2006 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

Sometimes HBO will air the most random movies. I just watched "Paternity" again. I saw it back in the day and loved it then and now.

The story of a middle aged successful single bachelor who feels eomthing is missing in his life. He decides he wants a baby, but not a wife or girlfriend...just a baby. He hooks up with Maggie (Diangelo) who is a waitress who also plays the french horn saving for a trip to Paris. He offers her money to be the surrogate (not quite as common then as it is today) and she accepts. During the months that they are together while she's carrying the baby it's obvious to see that they are destined to fall in love, but while it may be predictable it is just very sweet.

Great chemistry between buddy and maggie (reynolds and diangelo).


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