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Babycakes (1989)

TV Movie  |  M  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  14 February 1989 (USA)
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Grace, an overweight girl, spends her Christmas trying to start up a romance with a guy who controls the subway she boards for work each day.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Grace
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Rob
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Keri
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Wanda
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Al
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Olivia
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Check-Out Girl
Elena Kudaba ...
Neighbor
Alana Salvatore ...
Elsa
Nicole Greenspan ...
Lisa
Marguerite Pigott ...
Saleslady
Tom Harvey ...
Judge
Deborah Cass ...
Mortuary Woman #1
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Storyline

Grace is an overweight mortuary cosmetician who falls in love with Rob, a handsome subway train conductor who doesn't even know she exists. When she finally devises a way to meet him, they discover that although they are physically different, they have a lot more in common than they think. Written by Phil Fernando

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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14 February 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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Trivia

Remake of Zuckerbaby (1985), a German film starring Marianne Sägebrecht and Eisi Gulp. See more »

Quotes

Rob: Well, I think Grace looks great. I think she looks terrific just the way she is
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Connections

References The Crawling Eye (1958) See more »

Soundtracks

The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)
Written by Robert Wells and Mel Tormé
Courtesy Acrobat
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13 February 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I thought this movie was sweet, and one of the few projects Ricki Lake appeared in that she can be proud of. This movie shows how not to judge a book by it's cover, and that you can love someone and be loved back no matter what size you are or what you look like. A sweet, gentle romantic comedy with a fine script and good acting.


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did anyone else love this movie?? Anya1976
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