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Babycakes (1989)

TV Movie  -  M  -  Comedy | Drama | Romance  -  14 February 1989 (USA)
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Shy, fat girl vows to win over a hunky subway conductor.

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Grace
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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
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Elsa
Nicole Greenspan ...
Lisa
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Tom Harvey ...
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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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Remake of Zuckerbaby (1985), a German film starring Marianne Sägebrecht and Eisi Gulp. See more »

Quotes

Rob: Grace?
Grace: It's all my fault, I told you stuff and now you feel sorry for me. I don't want that!
Rob: Would you stop it.
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Babycakes
24 March 2005 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

What can I say Babycakes is a feel good movie.I love all of Ricky Lake's work.She has a tendency to act in all these types of movies.I never get bored of watching them.Babycakes is a warmly romantic movie that shows the size of a person does not matter. True love can be found.Love does not recognize size but the person within.I recommend watching this, and all her movies you won't be disappointed.A real love story that is down to earth.People with blue collar jobs trying to live in the real world.Love is found and felt by this couple.This movie is about a woman named Grace who wants to prove to her stepmother that she can get a boyfriend by bringing Rob home for dinner.Not only is Rob attractive,he is also very sensitive.Rob is also confused on his own relationship with his girlfriend.Grace opens his eyes to what is important.The bottom line is Rob and Grace,not what everyone else thinks.


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