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Director:
Writers:
Denise DeClue (writer)
Tim Kazurinsky (writer)
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Release Date:
15 January 1988 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
From Backpacks to Strollers See more »
Plot:
Darcy, editor at her high school paper, and her long-term boyfriend Stan are in their last months of... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
1 win See more »
NewsDesk:
Ringwald: 'Teen Pregnancy Is Still A Pressing Problem'
 (From WENN. 30 June 2008, 3:08 PM, PDT)

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A guy, a girl, and a baby See more (25 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Molly Ringwald ... Darcy Elliot Bobrucz

Randall Batinkoff ... Stan Bobrucz

Kenneth Mars ... Mr. Bobrucz
Miriam Flynn ... Donna Elliot

Conchata Ferrell ... Mrs. Bobrucz

Sharon Brown ... Lila
John Zarchen ... Chris

Pauly Shore ... Retro
Michelle Downey ... Michaela

Patricia Barry ... Adoption Official
Janet MacLachlan ... Miss Giles
Jaclyn-Rose Lester ... Mary Bobrucz (as Jaclyn Bernstein)
Matthew Licht ... Lou Bobrucz

Renée Estevez ... Marnie

Darcy DeMoss ... Elaine

Leslie Bega ... Carlita

Helen Siff ... Landlady

Anne E. Curry ... Push Nurse (as Anne Curry)
John DiSanti ... Mr. Kolby
Robert Nadder ... Night School Teacher
Shane McCabe ... Amorous Porker

Jack Ong ... Rev. Kim

Sean Frye ... Wee Willy
Allison Roth ... Ambrosia

J. Trevor Edmond ... Ace (as Trevor Edmond)
Patricia Patts ... Desdemona
Brandon Douglas ... Trapper

Kimberly Bailey ... Baby Cakes
C. Darnell Rose ... Erin (as Darnell Rose)
J.W. Fails ... High Flyer
Monika Khoury ... Angel
Kelly McMahan ... Pediatric Nurse
Candy Peak ... Nurse
Robert Ruth ... Prom Photographer
Barry Herman ... Doctor (as Dr. Barry Herman)
Jeff Marshall ... Michaela's Boyfriend

Peggy Walton-Walker ... Bookkeeper

Bonnie Hellman ... Mrs. Sitwell

Larry Drake ... Night Clerk
Robin Morse ... Beth

Steven Eckholdt ... Ronald (as Steve Eckholdt)
Marty Zagon ... Manager of Quickie Nickie's
Annie Oringer ... Anastasia
Pamela Harris ... Beverly
Hailey Ellen Quinn ... Baby Thea (as Hailey Ellen Agnew)
Rae Worland ... Student
David De Lange ... Uniformed Official
Roger Hampton ... Roofer

Tino Insana ... Capt. O'Connell
Steven Barr ... Sgt. Blaine
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Nancy Abramson ... Nurse
Sandra Jansen ... Nurse
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Directed by
John G. Avildsen 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Denise DeClue  writer
Tim Kazurinsky  writer

Produced by
Jerry Belson .... producer
William J. Cassidy .... associate producer (as William Cassidy)
Walter Coblenz .... producer
Cindy Pierson .... associate producer
Doug Seelig .... associate producer (as Douglas Seelig)
 
Original Music by
Bill Conti 
 
Cinematography by
James Crabe 
 
Film Editing by
John G. Avildsen 
 
Production Design by
William J. Cassidy 
 
Set Decoration by
Richard C. Goddard  (as Richard Goddard)
 
Costume Design by
Colleen Atwood 
 
Makeup Department
Susan Germaine .... key hair stylist
Robert Jiras .... key makeup artist
Tom Lucas .... makeup artist
Allen Payne .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Jack Terry .... unit production manager
Ted Zachary .... executive in charge of production (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Alice Blanchard .... second assistant director
Kalai Strode .... second assistant director
Ron Wright .... first assistant director (as Ron L. Wright)
 
Art Department
Ronnie Chambers .... lead man
Bernie Cutler .... set designer (as Bernard Cutler)
Robert E. Denne .... paint foreman (as Bob Denne)
Philip C. Hurst .... greensman (as Philip Hurst)
Fred Paulsen .... swing gang
Paul Rylander .... assistant property master
John Schacht .... lead man
Terry Shugrue .... assistant property master (as Terry Lynn Shugrue)
Steven Westlund .... property master
Donald F. Winter .... construction coordinator (as Don Winter)
 
Sound Department
Marko A. Costanzo .... foley artist
Lee Dichter .... sound re-recording mixer
Ken Eluto .... assistant sound editor
Kirk Francis .... sound mixer
Chris Houghton .... apprentice sound editor
Neil L. Kaufman .... sound editor (as Neil Kaufman)
Hudson B. Marquez .... cable person
Jack M. Nietzsche Jr. .... boom operator
Rose Rosenblatt .... assistant adr editor
Dan Sable .... supervising sound editor
Lynn Sable .... assistant sound editor
Ann Stein .... adr editor
 
Special Effects by
Bob Stoker .... special effects (as Bob Stoker Jr.)
Jerry D. Williams .... special effects supervisor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Debbie Arrowood .... camera loader
Mike Benson .... camera operator (as Michael A. Benson)
Brad Edmiston .... first assistant camera
Ron Grover .... still photographer
Frank Keever .... key grip (as Frank J. Keever)
William Kenney .... dolly grip (as Bill Kenney)
Ross A. Maehl .... gaffer
Randy Nolen .... Steadicam operator
Andy 'Eagle' Padilla .... best boy grip (as Andy Padilla)
Aaron Pazanti .... first assistant camera
Warren Roth .... video assistant
Robert Samuels .... second assistant camera (as Bob Samuels)
Jim Thibo .... camera loader
Paul Threlkeld .... dolly grip
Phil Walker .... best boy electric (as Philip D. Walker)
 
Casting Department
Bess Gilbert .... extras casting
Pat McCorkle .... casting: New York
Tomorrow Michaels .... extras casting assistant
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Robert Chase .... costume supervisor: men
Maritza Garcia-Roddy .... costume supervisor: women (as Maritza L. Garcia)
Anthony J. Scarano .... costume supervisor: men
 
Editorial Department
Scott Arundale .... assistant editor
William Kruzykowski .... assistant editor (as William Joseph Kruzykowski)
James H. Nau .... assistant editor
Jerry C. Rogers .... assistant editor
Mitchel Stanley .... assistant editor
Debra C. Victoroff .... apprentice editor
Susan Sklar Friedman .... apprentice editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Stephen A. Hope .... music consultant
Tom Boyd .... musician: oboe soloist (uncredited)
James Thatcher .... musician: french horn (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Fritz Braden .... transportation coordinator
Mike Padovich .... transportation captain
 
Other crew
Anthony G. Avildsen .... production assistant (as Anthony Avildsen)
Frawley Becker .... location manager
Bee Beckman .... production secretary
Lawrence Bibi .... production assistant (as Larry Bibi)
Brian Brosnan .... location manager
Mary Connor .... assistant: Mr. Avildsen
Keith Crossley .... assistant: Mr. Avildsen
Joyce Wilson Fetherolf .... assistant: John G. Avildsen
Sonny P. Filippini .... script supervisor (as Sonny Filippini)
Lawrence Greenberg .... production assistant
Mark Hatfield .... production assistant
Robin Hinz .... production coordinator
Lynette Katselas .... dialogue coach
Sharon Langley .... accounting clerk
Toni St. Clair Lilly .... assistant: Mr. Coblenz
Evan Malmuth .... production assistant
Marila Meggett .... assistant production accountant
Gloria Milone .... assistant: Mr. Belson
Susan Murray .... first aid
Cynthia Quan .... production accountant
Yvonne Ramond .... assistant: Mr. Coblenz
Reid Rosefelt .... unit publicist
David Salven Jr. .... location manager
Michael Sexton .... production assistant (as Mike Sexton)
Andy Spilkoman .... production assistant
Linn Zuckerman .... craft service
 
Thanks
Tracy Brooks Swope .... special thanks (as Tracy Swope Avildsen)
Sandra Jansen .... special thanks
Anne Klein .... special thanks
Annette Lowrie .... special thanks
Mark Lowrie .... special thanks
Cliff Notes .... special thanks
Ed Orshan .... special thanks
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Maybe Baby" - Europe (English title) (video title), USA (working title)
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Runtime:
90 min | USA:98 min (HBO Print)
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Trivia:
Original title considered: "Maybe Baby".See more »
Quotes:
Darcy:Oh my God! My God, it's huge, it's a monster! It's a giant boa-constrictor, get that thing away from me, get it away, put it aways before it kills somebody!See more »

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3 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
A guy, a girl, and a baby, 14 March 2000
Author: Jared X from New York City

This movie is for keeps! Not only is it insightful and informative about abortion and STDs, but it reminded me of how many movies from the 1980's suffered from Molly Ringwald's absence. Case in point: St. Elmo's Fire. Another example: Little Darlings. She might not have added that mystical Jean Seberg / Bea Arthur element, but she's a fresh reminder that Hollywood's sometimes takes a chance on otherwise ordinary people that have a spark in their soul. Bravo, Molly!

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