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Look Who's Talking (1989)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  13 October 1989 (USA)
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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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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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Daddy's Home  »

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$7,500,000 (estimated)

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$140,088,813 (USA)
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James mentions living in Englewood. John Travolta was born in Englewood, New Jersey. See more »

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When Molly starts hitting James for taking Mickey out without permission, he falls knocking a box of Cheerios which hangs curiously over the counter and has a plastic glass standing upright untouched. After he has removed the splinter, we see the box gone and it is replaced by the same plastic glass fallen down and it's contents spilled over. See more »

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Mollie: I'm sorry that I made you wear that stupid outfit, and I'm sorry that you had to meet that MEAN MAN. You'll never have to see him again. You know what I don't get? Every time I take you somewhere, everyone says how cute you are, and how crazy they are about you?
Mikey: Naturally.
Mollie: Then, the one person who has the genetic bondage treats you like a jerk. Here, let me dry it now. Everyone loves you. All the kids at the playground love you, Ma loves you, Rona loves you, everybody at work loves you, James ...
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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 »

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It's Impossible To Dislike John Travolta's First Come Back Movie
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John Travolta's first major acting role in 5 years is also Travolta's most successful film in 11 years since Grease. I think his big comeback in "Pulp Fiction" would not have happened were it not for "Look Who's Talking".

Plot In A Paragraph: After Mollie (Kirstie Alley) a single woman is left on her own to give birth to the child of a married man, she meets James (John Travolta) a cab driver. Meanwhile the point-of-view of the newborn boy is narrated through a voice over (Bruce Willis)

Kirsty Alley and John Travolta are both fun here, but it's Bruce Willis's voice over that brings the majority of the laughs. There is more than adequate featured support from Olympia Dukakis and George Segel.

With a great soundtrack, in spite of a couple of slightly hokey, predictable moments, it's almost a perfect, easy viewing movie, entertainment wise.


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