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Baby Geniuses (1999)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Family  |  12 March 1999 (USA)
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Scientist hold talking, super-intelligent babies captive, but things take a turn for the worse when a mix-up occurs between a baby genius and its twin.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Leo Fitzgerald ...
Sly / Whit
Myles Fitzgerald ...
Sly / Whit
Gerry Fitzgerald ...
Sly / Whit
Connor Leggett ...
Griffin Leggett ...
Megan Robbins ...
Gabrielle Robbins ...


Dr. Elena Kinder and Dr. Heap work for BABYCO, the world's leading manufacturer in baby products. What the public doesn't know, however, is that Dr. Kinder and Dr. Heap are secretly working on cracking the code to "baby talk" which is actually a highly sophisticated language which allows babies to communicate the knowledge of the secrets of the universe with which they are born. Problems arise when Sly, the smartest of the babies, escapes from the lab and unites the babies of the outside world to help free the babies trapped in the lab. Kinder and Heap must find Sly before it is too late. Written by Anonymous

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baby | scientist | toddler | science | boy | See All (18) »


Think innocent. Think helpless. Think again. Naps are history.


Comedy | Crime | Family | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some rude behavior and dialogue | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

12 March 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Baby Talking  »

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Box Office


$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,613,587 (USA) (12 March 1999)


ESP 248,892,775 (Spain) (13 July 2001)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


The amusement park is the one at Circus Circus in Las Vegas, NV. See more »


The homeless person who is "K.O.'d" by Sly, and then thrown into a stall in a restroom blinks, when supposedly unconscious. See more »


Margo: Dickie?
[walks into room and sees a still hypnotized Dickie standing there with his finger in his nose and his tongue wiggling around outside his mouth]
Margo: Boy this is not your lunch break.
[Dickie continues to pick his nose and wiggle his tongue]
Margo: All right ice dork, hop to it.
[Dickie starts hopping out the room while still picking his nose and wiggling his tongue. Margo looks on in disbelief]
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Followed by Baby Geniuses and the Space Baby (2015) See more »


Puttin' On The Ritz
Written by Irving Berlin
Performed by Taco Ockerse (as Taco)
Courtesy of The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment
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Oh man, greatest movie of all time.
15 September 2001 | by (Papillion, Nebraska) – See all my reviews

This is up there with Chairman Of The Board(1998) starring none-other than Carrot-Top! This is the funniest movie of 1999. I love this movie. When a weak 20lb baby can beat up a fully grown adult, you know it's going to be a great show. I'm so glad this movie was made that I saw it four times in the theater, and as soon it came out, got it on DVD. Greatest show ever.

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