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3 Men and a Baby (1987)

Three bachelors find themselves forced to take care of a baby left by one of the guys' girlfriends.

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Rebecca
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Woman at Gift Shop
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Det. Sgt. Melkowitz
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Handsome Man at Party
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Angelyne
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Man #1 at Party
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Jan Clopatz
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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 <staher2000@yahoo.com>

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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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Comedy | Drama | Family

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25 November 1987 (USA)  »

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Three Men and a Baby  »

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$11,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$167,780,960 (USA)
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Trivia

During the two week rehearsal period before filming began, then-bachelors Tom Selleck and Steve Guttenberg took the long-married Ted Danson out on the town with them, visiting a few Toronto night clubs, bars and restaurants, to rekindle the feeling of bachelorhood they had to project in the film. The three caused a lot of excitement among the public whenever they went out to party. See more »

Goofs

When Jack's mother comes to visit Mary, you can see in the background what appears to be a little boy standing in front of a window. There is a rumor that this is the ghost of a little boy who died in the apartment in which the film was shot. This rumor is false, as the interiors were all shot on a sound stage in a movie studio. The "ghost" is actually a cardboard cut-out of Jack wearing a tuxedo. This prop appears later in the film, when Mary's mother comes to collect her. Some argue that "it's smaller" or "it's dressed differently", but close examination reveals that it really is the cardboard prop. See more »

Quotes

Peter Mitchell: Look at this.
[Peter hands Jack a news clipping]
Peter Mitchell: This is your friend Paul Milner! 'Don't let this happen to you!'
Jack Holden: 'Commercial Director Hospitalized After Mugging'... they're trying to intimidate us, I hate that!
Peter Mitchell: I've had enough of this doo-doo!
Michael Kellam: I want to FINISH this, okay?
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Connections

Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Rocketship X-M (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

The Minute I Saw You
(Theme from "Three Men and a Baby")
Written by Marvin Hamlisch, David Foster, Carole Bayer Sager and John Parr
Performed by John Parr
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
Performed by John Parr
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Spock makes a good movie
1 June 2002 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Three men and a baby is a good example of a feel-good comedy/drama. The cast is big named with stars like Steve Guttenburg, Tom Selleck, and Ted Danson as three bachelors living in an apartment (with a ghost) who gets a baby at their doorstep. I think that that's pretty creative. Leonard Nimoy aka Spock directs this and it is good.

Overall the movie is a good feel-good comedy and I enjoyed it. Look for the boy in the window. the ghost. Rating 9 out of 10.


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