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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

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Elena
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Heep
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Robin
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Dan
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Lenny
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Margo
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Dickie
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Mayor
Leo Fitzgerald ...
Sly / Whit
Myles Fitzgerald ...
Sly / Whit
Gerry Fitzgerald ...
Sly / Whit
Connor Leggett ...
Basil
Griffin Leggett ...
Basil
Megan Robbins ...
Carrie
Gabrielle Robbins ...
Carrie
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Storyline

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

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

Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

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

The combination for Sly's alarm system at the beginning of the film is "1673." See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Sly: Uh oh! I think we've got company!
[opens door where Dickie had been spying on the babies. Dickie falls onto the floor and sly walks up to him and grabs him hard by the nose]
Sly: Come on ice dork! A mind's a terrible thing to waste.
[other babies laugh at this]
Sly: OK troops, lets move it!
[Sly leads the other babies down the hall while still holding onto Dickie's nose - causing Dickie to move down the hall on his hands and knees alongside sly]
Dickie: Ow! Ow! Ow! Owww!
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Connections

Followed by Baby Geniuses and the Space Baby (2015) 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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Oh, What a movie!!!
3 April 2000 | by See all my reviews

I know that many critics say this movie is "bad", but they are must be watching with their eyes closed, do they not see the detail, and the amazing effects, not to mention the dead on acting from Lloyd and Turner. Technology like this has not been seen since Forrest Gump, with the mouth moving detail, it'll blow you're mind. And what a story, it really shows what a little imagination and two separated twins can do. Without even going into the "Mall Montage" I'll just say that this movie is a MUST SEE for any discriminating movie-goer.


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