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Baby Geniuses (1999)

 -  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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Heep
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Robin
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Dan
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Lenny
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Sly / Whit
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Sly / Whit
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Carrie
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Carrie
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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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Think innocent. Think helpless. Think again. Naps are history.

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Comedy | Crime | Family | Sci-Fi

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

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12 March 1999 (USA)  »

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Baby Geniuses  »

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Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

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

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

Goofs

Sly declares his "disguise sucks" and discards the hat, coat, scarf and cigar, then climbs into the baby carriage. Later, when he leaves the carriage, the baby girl has his cigar and scarf. See more »

Quotes

Robin: We're late!
Lenny: Uhoh! They're late! They're late for a very important date! Your mom and dad are off to save the farm, hip hip hooray!
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Spoofs Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

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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A fun romp
25 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I didn't think this movie was as bad as apparently most IMDb viewers did. It's based loosely on a folk belief that babies really know everything, but forget it as they learn how to talk and therefore can never communicate the "secrets of life" to others. The film obviously is intended for an audience of very small children, and the characters and plot are all one-dimensional and exaggerated, but allowing for all that the story made a sort of sense, with definable good guys and bad guys. The computer graphics were just amazing: making the babies' mouths talk, having them walk and dance and show appropriate expressions and emotions. After a while, you simply forget that BABIES CAN'T DO THAT! I found myself laughing out loud and had a thoroughly good time.


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