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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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Storyline

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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Comedy | Romance

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PG-13 | See all certifications »

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13 October 1989 (USA)  »

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$7,500,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$140,088,813 (USA)
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Trivia

John Travolta's first major acting role in 5 years. See more »

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When James goes to Mollie's apartment to return her purse after Mikey is born, James says to Mikey, "How you doing, Mikey? I'm James." How did he know his name was Mikey if Mollie never told him? See more »

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James: She called me a big kid. Yeah. She's probably right, too. I mean, you're one year old and probably my best friend in the world.
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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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Referenced in Mama's Family: Look Who's Breathing (1990) See more »

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Stayin' Alive
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Simply adorable
22 February 2000 | by (Atlantic 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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