MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 314 this week

The Babymakers (2012)

4.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.9/10 from 6,431 users   Metascore: 30/100
Reviews: 17 user | 71 critic | 17 from Metacritic.com

After failing to get his wife pregnant, a guy (Schneider) recruits his pals to steal the deposit he left at a sperm bank years ago.

Director:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

Fall TV Premiere Week

Many of your favorite shows are coming back, along with plenty of series premieres. Here's a list of the shows premiering between Sunday, September 21 and Friday, September 26.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 27 titles
created 22 Mar 2012
 
a list of 23 titles
created 28 Apr 2012
 
a list of 25 titles
created 08 Sep 2012
 
a list of 38 titles
created 31 Dec 2012
 
a list of 39 titles
created 23 Jul 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "The Babymakers" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Babymakers (2012)

The Babymakers (2012) on IMDb 4.9/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Babymakers.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Freeloaders (2012)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

A group of slackers who are living for free in a rock star's mansion find their sweet lives threatened when the musician decides to sell his pad.

Director: Dan Rosen
Stars: Josh Lawson, Clifton Collins Jr., Brit Morgan
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The owner of a Miami restaurant indebted to the mob institutes a contest to see what waiter can earn the most money in one night.

Director: Kevin Heffernan
Stars: Michael Clarke Duncan, Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A student falls in love with a fellow student who is defending his buddies in university court. He "proves his love" (more like his masculinity) to her by playing rugby against her ex-boyfriend.

Director: Jay Chandrasekhar
Stars: Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme
Club Dread (2004)
Comedy | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

When a serial killer interrupts the fun at the swanky Coconut Pete's Coconut Beach Resort -- a hedonistic island paradise for swingers --- it's up to the club's staff to stop the violence ... or at least hide it!

Director: Jay Chandrasekhar
Stars: Jay Chandrasekhar, Bill Paxton, Kevin Heffernan
Broken Lizard Stands Up (TV Movie 2010)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Broken Lizard's live stand up Comedy Central special.

Director: Jay Chandrasekhar
Stars: Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Two best friends travel across California to a huge party. Along the way, they have to deal with the Mafia, Bounty Hunters, the FBI, and worst of all, their girlfriends.

Director: Brandon Kleyla
Stars: Sean Spence, Danièle Ferraro, Amana Melomè
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

A comedy centered on the life of Kate Reddy, a finance executive who is the breadwinner for her husband and two kids.

Director: Douglas McGrath
Stars: Sarah Jessica Parker, Pierce Brosnan, Kelsey Grammer
Held Up (TV Movie 2008)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A bank teller is held hostage by two teams of crazy bank robbers.

Directors: Jay Chandrasekhar, Arthur Mulholland
Stars: Steve Agee, Krista Allen, Maria Bamford
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Tommy Macklin
...
...
Sommellier
...
Darrell
...
Wade
...
Zig-Zag
...
Greta
...
Mona
...
Karen
...
Coach Stubbs
...
Swedish Mechanic
Tom Wright ...
Butcher - Deli Worker
...
Todd
...
Dr. Roberts
...
Pedro
Edit

Storyline

After failing to get his wife pregnant, a guy (Schneider) recruits his pals to steal the deposit he left at a sperm bank years ago.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

She's fired up. He's firing blanks.

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for crude and sexual content, brief graphic nudity, language and some drug use | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

24 August 2012 (Iceland)  »

Also Known As:

Los babymakers  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$5,215 (USA) (3 August 2012)

Gross:

$5,215 (USA) (3 August 2012)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

Seconds after the baby boy is born he is put on a scale, yet he is already circumcised. Babies aren't born circumcised. See more »

Quotes

Tommy: Oh, I don't think I'm more important than Jesus, but unless he can miracle a baby up into my wife's vagina then I gotta take a pass.
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Bad Movie Beatdown: Strange Wilderness (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Something Good
Written by Simon Steadman
Performed by Solidstate
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The Babymakers fails to deliver naturally
6 August 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

When Broken Lizard burst onto the scene with their cult classic Super Troopers they took comedy by storm. Member Jay Chandrasekhar has not only worked and directed with the group, but also journeyed outside the troupe to take on other projects like his latest The Babymakers. Bringing along fellow Broken Lizard alum Kevin Heffernan, in addition to Olivia Munn, Paul Schneider, and Nat Faxon could he possibly hit the mark with this new comedy or will it end up being a miscarriage?

The Babymakers follows a married couple trying to get pregnant. When they find out that the guy is the one with the issues, he teams up with his friends to hatch a plan to try and retrieve a healthy sperm donation to a sperm bank years ago. First thing to make very clear is that this is not a Broken Lizard movie. Most people will head out to see this with the idea that's what they are going into. With that being said, it still attempts to stick with some of that formula and push the limits at times. There are some really funny over the top moments that deliver and make this film more than just a standard romantic comedy. Everyone does a great job with their respected parts, most notably the Broken Lizard guys Jay Chandrasekhar and Kevin Heffernan. The biggest issue with this film is the chemistry between Munn and Schneider. They both do fine job acting, but they just don't have the chemistry to make you believe their relationship. This makes some aspects of the film feel forced when it should have had more heart to bring together the zany over the top comedy.

This is a better than average R-Rated romantic comedy that will probably entertain guys way more than the ladies, but still not knock it out of the park like it could have. Broken Lizard fans will enjoy the guys doing their thing as it is the highlight of the film.

http://www.examiner.com/movie-in-dallas/bobby-blakey


8 of 19 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Better If dragons15555
Stunk (and I'm a lover not a hater) TheRifle717
Olivia Munn At L.A The Babymakers Premiere awalker3423
Exclusive SDCC 2012 Poster For The Babymakers awalker3423
The Babymakers - Pool Fantasy awalker3423
Missed the mark for me . pukey_mcpuke-1
Discuss The Babymakers (2012) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?