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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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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 Talking  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,613,587, 14 March 1999, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$27,141,959, 5 September 1999

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$36,341,959
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Trivia

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

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Sly: Now is the time to take a side. You're either with her, or you're with us!
Duby: I'm with you!
Teddie: We're with you!
Sly: Basil? Decide. Decide, Basil.
Basil: Let's Kick Butt!
Sly: All right! He's with us! Hooray!
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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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Hilarious, and stunningly true
16 April 2003 | by See all my reviews

Before ever seeing this movie, I believed babies were capable of a lot more than what we're led to believe... for example, one baby starts crying in a crowded store, and suddenly babies are crying throughout the store. I dubbed this "sympathy crying" where they're all telling each other how bad they have it. ("My mom didn't change my diaper for three hours! By the time I got her to change it, I had a really bad rash!" "Oh yeah? Well my dad forgot to feed me at six! I had to remind him for over a half hour before he finally brought in a bottle!")

Since I've seen this movie, I find it much easier to get babies to smile, and usually give them a knowing look when they start to fuss up... only to have them stop! It's amazing!

The movie is hilarious... Some people apparently think it's a little corny; these people are the same ones who can't watch a comedian without getting bored. The antics, and pure comedy, of this movie makes it worth a watch... I'm still trying to buy a copy; they say it's available, but try to find one for sale!

EDIT: I've since gotten a copy and can watch the Diaper Gang all I want!


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