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Adventures in Babysitting (1987)

 -  Action | Comedy | Crime  -  1 July 1987 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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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 Anonymous

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The lobby of the Associates Center in the movie is the same lobby as the real Associates Center in Chicago, including the elevator passage, and front security desk. See more »

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During a close-up of Sara as she's hanging outside her parents' building (shot from inside the building), the camera and operator are reflected in the glass. You can even see the red light from the camera. See more »

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Daryl: Ya think?
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The Brady Bunch Theme
Words by Sherwood Schwartz
Music by Frank De Vol (as Frank DeVol)
Performed by The Brady Bunch
Courtesy of Paramount Pictures
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On my top 10 list of best movies ever!
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I love this movie! If it is on TV or I see it when renting movies, I will stop everything at watch this movie. I love the whole idea of the movie! I babysit all the time and the premise is honestly, something that probably could (and I'm sure has) happen to some unlucky babysitter. I was only 3 when this movie was made but it doesn't matter! Anthony Rapp's character, Daryl Coopersmith is hilarious! The cast and characters work so well together. The only thing that I find annoying is Sara, the little sister, but then again I am a babysitter and what babysitter wouldn't get annoyed with little kids when they make trouble. But if it weren't for Sara then there wouldn't be this movie!


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