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Look Who's Talking (1989)

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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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Voice of Mikey (voice)
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Rona
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Melissa
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Dr. Fleisher
Louis Heckerling ...
Lou
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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>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

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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)  »

Also Known As:

Daddy's Home  »

Box Office

Budget:

$7,500,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$140,088,813 (USA)
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Trivia

According to Kirstie Alley in her memoir, she fell in love with John Travolta during filming but she stayed faithful to her husband. See more »

Goofs

In every shot of Mikey in his high chair except the very last one (the dance sequence), the background dishes in the drainer with the towel tossed over the counter can be seen to be exactly the same. See more »

Quotes

Mollie: Grandpa, what's going on?
Grandpa: Look, I'm a hostage.
Burly Orderly: He's not a hostage. He's a *mean* old bastard! You see what he did to my arm? And he gave the nurse a black eye!
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Crazy Credits

After Pete Townshend's "Let My Love Open the Door" finishes playing, the remainder of the end credits have absolutely no other music or audio playing during them. See more »

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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Creeping Terror (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

When I Grow Up (To Be A Man)
Written by Brian Wilson, Mike Love (uncredited)
Performed by The Beach Boys
Courtesy of Capitol Records, Inc. Special Markets Division
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Take a Look.
3 July 2002 | by (United States) – 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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