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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Grace
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Rob
Nada Despotovich ...
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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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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References The Crawling Eye (1958) See more »

Soundtracks

Do You Love Me?
Written by Berry Gordy (as Berry Gordy, Jr.)
Performed by The Contours
Courtesy Motown Record Company L.P.
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love doesn't just happen to the "beautiful" people
21 April 2004 | by (Chicago) – See all my reviews

This is one of my fave TV movies. I saw it when i was young and loved it because it does tell people to not judge a book by it's cover.

I am older and still love this movie. I got this DVD as a present from a friend and i almost cried because he knew how much i loved this movie.

It's a story of a "fat" girl who does what everyone thinks she can't. Get a hot guy. She proves them all wrong. She can and WILL get the guy. And she does. I think more people need to look on the inside of people rather than outer appearances. Looks will fade but a beautiful soul never does. And like this movie that message will stand the test of time.


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