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Look Who's Talking (1989)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Voice of Mikey (voice)
Jaryd Waterhouse ...
Jacob Haines ...
Christopher Aydon ...
Louis Heckerling ...


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 hip, he's cool, and he's only 3 months old. See more »




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Release Date:

13 October 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Daddy's Home  »


Box Office


$7,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,107,784, 15 October 1989

Gross USA:


Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$296,999,813, 31 December 1990
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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Geena Davis was considered for the role of Mollie. But Davis turned it down, because she couldn't handle shooting a movie involving a birth sequence, especially with her birth sequence in The Fly (1986). See more »


When James is driving Molly and Mikey to pick up his grandpa, they pass several windows that reflect the camera and crew on the other side of the taxi. See more »


James: Mind if I borrow some of this?
[takes Mikey's bottle and pours the milk into his coffee cup]
James: Thank a lot, man.
[drinks coffee]
Mollie: Hey, you know, that's breast milk.
James: [spits out coffee] Really, now?
[turns to Mikey]
James: Why didn't you tell me?
Mikey: Hey, man, you're on your own.
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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 »


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3 July 2002 | by See all my reviews

Smart little comedy that expresses what a young baby is thinking (voiced by Bruce Willis) throughout its running time. Likeable performances from Kirstie Alley, John Travolta, George Segal and Olympia Dukakis add to the sometimes mediocre screenplay and unsteady direction. The clever idea though, which is very original, carries the film and makes it a funny and entertaining experience. 3.5 out of 5 stars.

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