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3 Men and a Baby (1987)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Family  |  25 November 1987 (USA)
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Three bachelors find themselves forced to take care of a baby left by one of the guys' girlfriends.



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Three bachelor friends - architect Peter, artist Michael, and actor Jack are sharing an apartment in Manhattan. After Jack goes filming in Turkey his two flatmates find his baby daughter - which Jack doesn't know about - left outside their door. The two are left to look after the baby, and realise how difficult this can be. How would this baby change the life style of these confirmed bachelors? Written by Sami Al-Taher <>

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Peter, Michael and Jack know a thing or two about women. But when it comes to babies, they're all wet. See more »


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Release Date:

25 November 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Three Men and a Baby  »

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$11,000,000 (estimated)


$167,780,960 (USA)

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Director Leonard Nimoy looked at videotape footage of about 200 hundred sets of twin girls for the part of Mary, before deciding on Lisa and Michelle Blair for the part. Four sets of twins were seen in person before the final choice was made. See more »


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I thought it was great!
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I have seen this movie several times. Ted Danson, Steve Guttenberg and Tom Selleck made this show their own. The show was funny and the character depth was very good. I thought it was great the first time and still think it is great!

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