Chris Parker agrees to babysit after her "dread" date stands her up. Expecting a dull evening, Chris settles down with three kids for a night of TV... and boredom. But when her frantic friend Brenda calls and pleads to be rescued from the bus station in downtown Chicago, the evening soon explodes into an endless whirl of hair-raising adventures! Babysitter and kids leave their safe suburban surroundings and head for the heart of the big city, never imagining how terrifyingly funny their expedition will become! Written by
A lifetime of fun in just one night.
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Did You Know?
considered being the executive producer of this film and have the film released under the Amblin banner, to help his friend Chris Columbus
get the directing job. However Columbus had the directing job secured. See more
At the beginning, when Pruitt saves the kids, he says "I'll get you a new tire, my treat" toward the end when he reunites with the kids at the hospital after smashing the windshield, he tells him he'll pay for the windshield but Dawson will charge them $50 for the tire. See more
Don't touch it! It could get infected, Jesus! He could get anything - Tetanus, rabies, scabies, emphysema!
The title does not appear until minutes after the opening credits. See more
Expressway to Your Heart
Words and Music by Kenny Gamble
(as Kenneth Gamble) & Leon Huff
Produced by Robert Kraft
Performed by Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes
(as Southside Johnny and the Jukes) See more