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Look Who's Talking (1989)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 13 October 1989 (USA)
After a single, career-minded woman is left on her own to give birth to the child of a married man, she finds a new romantic chance in a cab driver. Meanwhile, the point-of-view of the newborn boy is narrated through voice-over.

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Grandpa
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Voice of Mikey (voice)
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Rona
Jason Schaller ...
Jaryd Waterhouse ...
Jacob Haines ...
Christopher Aydon ...
Joy Boushel ...
Melissa
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Dr. Fleisher
Louis Heckerling ...
Lou
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Mollie is a single mum who's on the lookout for a reliable and normal boyfriend. Her son Mikey, (unbeknownst to her) seems to have a better idea of which of the men she dates would make a good father figure! If only she could understand him... Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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He's got John Travolta's smile, Kirstie Alley's eyes, and the voice of Bruce Willis... Now all he has to do is find himself the perfect daddy. See more »

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13 October 1989 (USA)  »

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Daddy's Home  »

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Budget:

$7,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$12,107,784 (USA) (15 October 1989)

Gross:

$140,088,813 (USA)
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Trivia

Amy Heckerling was inspired to write the film after her husband and writer Neal Israel started playfully talking in a different voice to pretend what their new baby would say. Her husband also has a cameo as Kirstie Alley's character's boss. See more »

Goofs

In the far shots during the chase scene at the end it is obvious that the driver and passenger in the taxi are Travolta and Alley's stunt doubles. See more »

Quotes

Mollie: I'm so lucky. I can't believe I managed to find a nice, handsome family man.
Rona: Yeah, except it's someone else's family.
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Crazy Credits

James brings Mikey to see his new sister: Mollie: "Hi honey." James: "Mikey, this is your sister Julie." Mollie: "Hi Julie." Mikey: "Hi Julie." Julie (voice of Joan Rivers): "Don't start with me kid. I've had a day you wouldn't believe. Can we talk?" See more »

Connections

Referenced in Yes, Dear: Look Who's Not Talking (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Cry Baby
Written by Jerry Ragovoy (as Norman Meade) and Bert Berns (as Burt Russell)
Performed by Janis Joplin
Courtesy of CBS Records
by Arrangement with CBS Records Music Licensing Department
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Simply adorable
22 February 2000 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Life from a baby's point of view. How thoughtful! I think this is one of the most innovative and delightful movies ever made... though I may be a little biased since, though I don't have any of my own, I love babies.

The only problem I had was the second "Molly, I'm gonna burst if I don't kiss you soon..." "Tough!" scene. Unnecessary and catches you off guard.

But overall... this is just darling if you love babies.

I originally got it when I traded another film with my brother when I was younger... not really realizing just how sweet it was until I got to my late teens and started thinking about babysitting and being a mother, etc.

I'm glad I have it in my collection. What else can I say? :o)


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