MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 2,228 this week

Nobody's Baby (2001)

6.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.4/10 from 1,266 users  
Reviews: 22 user | 5 critic

An outlaw, a waitress and her misfit neighbor come upon a baby in the midst of car wreckage. With his former partner in crime out to get him, the outlaw and his new friends put their lives on the line to protect the infant from danger.

Director:

Writer:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Sundance 2015

Watch our IMDb & AIV Sundance Studio Interviews with Keith Simanton

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 4574 titles
created 28 Aug 2011
 
a list of 32 titles
created 17 Jan 2013
 
Lo
a list of 24 titles
created 23 May 2013
 
a list of 34 titles
created 25 Aug 2013
 
a list of 366 titles
created 6 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Nobody's Baby" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Nobody's Baby (2001)

Nobody's Baby (2001) on IMDb 6.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Nobody's Baby.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Chattahoochee (1989)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

In 1955 Florida, a Korean vet has a breakdown and is incarcerated in a "maximum security" mental health prison, where patients are abused.

Director: Mick Jackson
Stars: Gary Oldman, Dennis Hopper, Frances McDormand
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Detective Jack Grimaldi (Gary Oldman) takes us through his shattered life after encountering the most deadly (and deceptive) criminal he has ever had to deal with. It doesn't help that ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Medak
Stars: Gary Oldman, Lena Olin, Wallace Wood
The Contender (2000)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A woman's most intimate secrets come to light as she runs for Vice President.

Director: Rod Lurie
Stars: Joan Allen, Gary Oldman, Jeff Bridges
Track 29 (1988)
Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A doctor's wife tires of his obsession with model trains, and spends her days wondering about the son she gave up for adoption at birth. While eating at a roadside cafe, she encounters a ... See full summary »

Director: Nicolas Roeg
Stars: Theresa Russell, Gary Oldman, Christopher Lloyd
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

An eager and idealistic young attorney defends an Alcatraz prisoner accused of murdering a fellow inmate. The extenuating circumstances: his client had just spent over three years in solitary confinement.

Director: Marc Rocco
Stars: Christian Slater, Kevin Bacon, Gary Oldman
Who's Kyle? (2004)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

"It started with one bad decision, a bag of money, and a one night stand." Kyle steals money from his loanshark's girlfriend and runs for it. He breaks down in a remote location and is ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Emerick
Stars: Collin Bernsen, Gerald Emerick, Cary Anderson
Biography | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The life and death of the legendary Ludwig van Beethoven. Beside all the work he is known for, the composer once wrote a famous love letter to a nameless beloved and the movie tries to find... See full summary »

Director: Bernard Rose
Stars: Gary Oldman, Jeroen Krabbé, Isabella Rossellini
Basquiat (1996)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Basquiat tells the story of the meteoric rise of youthful artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Starting out as a street artist, living in Thompkins Square Park in a cardboard box, Jean-Michel is "... See full summary »

Director: Julian Schnabel
Stars: Jeffrey Wright, Michael Wincott, Benicio Del Toro
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

An affair between a young woman and a pastor has disastrous consequences.

Director: Roland Joffé
Stars: Demi Moore, Gary Oldman, Robert Duvall
Tiptoes (2003)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Two brothers - a dwarf (Rolfe) and one normal-sized (Steve). When Steve's girlfriend Carol becomes pregnant, the pair are fearful that the baby will inherit the dwarfism gene. Matters are ... See full summary »

Director: Matthew Bright
Stars: Gary Oldman, Peter Dinklage, Kate Beckinsale
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Robert is an art photographer who is totally controlled by his wife Hallie. When they go on vacation in New York, they leave their house to their friends, Zack and Sophie. When they return,... See full summary »

Director: Jon Reiss
Stars: Paul Hipp, Bitty Schram, Jonathan Penner
Remembrance (1982)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A group of Devonport-based Royal Navy ratings, due to sail to America for a six-month NATO exercise, go out on the town on their last night in port, hitting Plymouth's notorious Union ... See full summary »

Director: Colin Gregg
Stars: Roger Adamson, John Altman, Dawn Archibald
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Billy Raedeen
...
...
Shauna Louise
...
Estelle
...
Dog Havasu
...
Stormy
...
Elaina Merkey ...
Baby Loozy
Emily Merkey ...
Baby Loozy
...
Billy's Father
Bob Eric Hart ...
Judge
...
Bailiff
...
Paiute Indian
Charles Gruber ...
Driver in Crash
...
Cactus Pie Bartender
Edit

Storyline

An outlaw, a waitress and her misfit neighbor come upon a baby in the midst of car wreckage. With his former partner in crime out to get him, the outlaw and his new friends put their lives on the line to protect the infant from danger.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, some violence and nudity | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

20 April 2001 (Portugal)  »

Also Known As:

Anasazi Moon  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Gary Oldman's appearance was so different while in his makeup, that the first time his co-stars saw him on the set, many of them didn't recognize him. See more »

Quotes

Dog Havasu: They say that the journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. What they don't tell you is, it ends that way as well.
See more »

Soundtracks

Love Ruster
Written by Ted Roddy
Performed by The Hollisters
Courtesy of Hightone Records by arrangement with Ocean Park Music Group
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

A Genuine Sleeper!
31 August 2004 | by (Portland, Maine) – See all my reviews

Nobody's Baby is a genuine sleeper!

I rented this having never heard of the film and going solely with my gut that Oldman would not disappoint. He doesn't. He turns in one of his most original and unexpected performances in this small but hilarious film. Knowing I'd be watching it again, I went out and found a new copy for $5!!!

A huge surprise came in the performance of Billy by Skeet Ulrich. Taking a fairly bland character and making him come alive, with the added job of having to play straight man to Oldman's over-the-top Buford, could not have been easy. Ulrich shows his acting chops and creates an instantly likeable goon. You find yourself immediately routing for the not-too-bright little bumpkin. When one realizes that he's the smarter of these pair of life-long friends and minor criminals there's little wonder that they've spent half their lives in jail. (One touching "tell" is when, along with the baby of the title Billy is asked to take have a picture snapped he automatically turns for a standard profile mug shot. Nice touches like abound throughout the film.)

A veritable smorgasbord of an ensemble is featured in the trailerpark misfits who adopt Billy and his new baby; Radha Mitchell; Mary Steenburgen, Gordon Tootoosis, Anna Gunn and the resident bad guy, Peter Green. Even two small – but very important roles are filled by no less than Ed O'Neil and Matthew Modine!

Ulrich's Billy cements the entire film narrating as a series of letters to his precious "Little One" relating the tale of how she one day came into his life and changed his world and saved him.

While this is for the most part a gentle comedy, it is punctuated with a little violence, brief nudity and some truly black comedy (such as how Billy gets his new baby) which has evidently disturbed some viewers of the film. (Personally I found these dark moments hilarious.) Ultimately a very heartwarming and uplifting picture. I ended up buying the thing. Oh, yeah: stick around for the credits and watch Mary Steenburgen and Gary Oldman do a little line dancin' together . . . it's a hoot!


14 of 15 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Language rhwillut
Got any Chapstick? donsevgemini
country song at the end jeroenmoons
Was this movie ever in the theaters? pintSizeSlasher
Green + White Baseball Hat? jecorbin-1
NUDE SCENE?? MrFriday70
Discuss Nobody's Baby (2001) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?