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The following FAQ entries may contain spoilers. Only the biggest ones (if any) will be covered with spoiler tags. Spoiler tags have been used sparingly in order to make the page more readable.

For detailed information about the amounts and types of (a) sex and nudity, (b) violence and gore, (c) profanity, (d) alcohol, drugs, and smoking, and (e) frightening and intense scenes in this movie, consult the IMDb Parents Guide for this movie. The Parents Guide for Look Who's Talking can be found here.

When single, New York City accountant Mollie (Kirstie Alley) becomes pregnant by her married boyfriend Albert (George Segal), Albert breaks off the relationship and Mollie is left alone to raise little Mikey (voiced by Bruce Willis). When it comes down to a question of the better father figure for Mikey, Mollie must ultimately choose between Mikey's biological father Albert and her cab driver friend James Ubriacco (John Travolta).

No. The screenplay for Look Who's Talking was written by American film-maker Amy Heckerling, who also directed the movie. It was followed by two sequels: Look Who's Talking Too (1990) and Look Who's Talking Now (1993).

Two daughters...Astrid and Priscilla, ages 9 and 11.

How does the movie end?

Mikey sees a taxi driving away from the nursing home and assumes James is driving it, so he decides to chase after James. After making his way down in the elevator, Mikey toddles into a car about to be toward away. James and Mollie see Mikey 'driving' away and chase after him in James' taxi. When they catch up, however, they find Mikey standing in the middle of the street, cars whizzing past him. James grabs Mikey and safely reunites him with his mother. As Mollie checks Mikey for any cuts or bruises, he smiles at James and calls him 'Da-da.' Realizing that Mikey thinks of James as his 'Da-da' and that he wants them to be together, Mollie sees that James really is the perfect father for Mikey as well as the perfect husband for her. The final scene takes place as the credits roll. It is a year later. Mollie and James are married. James and Mikey are visiting Mollie in the hospital where she has just given birth to baby Julie (voice of Roseanne Barr).

What song is playing...

...during the opening credits: 'I Love You So' performed by The Chantels
...when the sperm fertilizes the egg: 'I Get Around' performed by The Beach Boys
...when Mikey discovers his hands: 'You Need Hands' performed by Dan Lennon
...when Albert finds out Mollie is pregnant: '(You're) Having My Baby' written by Paul Anka
...when Mollie is buying baby clothes and items: 'And She Was...' performed by Talking Heads
...on the ride to the hospital: Dumb Things' performed by Paul Kelly and the Messengers
...during the montage of Mikey's crying spells: 'Cry Baby' performed by Janis Joplin
...when Mikey grows from baby to toddler: 'When I Grow Up to be a Man' performed by the Beach Boys
...when James dances with Mikey: 'Walking on Sunshine' performed by Katrina and the Waves
...Mikey meets his friends on a walk to the park: 'Stayin' alive' performed by The Bee Gees
...Mollie does a striptease dance for Mikey: 'Town Without Pity' performed by Gene Pitney
...when Mollie and James start to make love: 'Daddy's Home' performed by Shep and the Limelights
...during the ending credits: 'Let My Love Open the Door' performed by Pete Townsend

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