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
She thought babysitting was easy money - until she started hanging out with the Andersons.
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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
When Chris arrives at the Andersons' house, the movie, "Halloween" is playing in the background, but the soundtrack is from a western movie. When Brenda calls, it is vice versa. See more
Don't fuck with the Lords of Hell.
[Chris picks up the knife and shoves it in the gang leader's face
Don't fuck with the babysitter.
The title does not appear until minutes after the opening credits. See more
Words by Mark Mueller
Music by Robert Kraft
Produced by Robert Kraft
Performed by Albert Collins
, Elisabeth Shue
(uncredited), Maia Brewton
(uncredited), and Anthony Rapp
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