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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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Aspect Ratio:

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 »


Obvious stunt double when Goon Bob falls down the stairs. See more »


Dickie and Lenny: [hypotized] The magnificent Sly and the Bobbins' babies have a vitally important errand at Babyco.
[blow raspberries]
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Followed by Baby Geniuses and the Space Baby (2015) See more »


A Gift Of Love
Written by Brian Thomas Lambert (as Brian Lambert) and Stephen Singer
Performed by Randy Travis
Courtesy of Dreamworks Records
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5 December 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I thought Baby Genii was a wonderfully sophisticated movie. Those babies are smarter than most people, no wonder all those jealous adults were upset with this movie. These verbally eloquent children were obviously cultivated for this movie; and one can only rave at the professional display of martial arts. Perhaps most people are not used to being babied but I'm sure these kids will be the future philosophers and stars of this planet. This show reflects the prenatal in everyone and our um-biblical connection to womb-ever it may concern. I thought dom Deluise was himself and the other actors were also quite convincing. The baby bashers who don't like this movie are probably a little too long in the tooth and may not actually recall the diaper decades. So, I'd like to recommend this show for all immature viewers of any stripe.

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