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Baby Mama (2008)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  25 April 2008 (USA)
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A successful, single businesswoman who dreams of having a baby discovers she is infertile and hires a working class woman to be her unlikely surrogate.

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Successful and single businesswoman Kate Holbrook has long put her career ahead of a personal life. Now 37, she's finally determined to have a kid on her own. But her plan is thrown a curve ball after she discovers she has only a million-to-one chance of getting pregnant. Undaunted, the driven Kate allows South Philly working girl Angie Ostrowiski to become her unlikely surrogate. Simple enough ... After learning from the steely head of their surrogacy center that Angie is pregnant, Kate goes into precision nesting mode: reading childcare books, baby-proofing the apartment and researching top pre-schools. But the executive's well-organized strategy is turned upside down when her Baby Mama shows up at her doorstep with no place to live. An unstoppable force meets an immovable object as structured Kate tries to turn vibrant Angie into the perfect expectant mom. In a battle of wills, they will struggle their way through preparation for the baby's arrival. And in the middle of this ... Written by Universal Pictures

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Would You Pay Her... To Have Your Baby? See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual humor, language and a drug reference | See all certifications »

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25 April 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bébi mama  »

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$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£111,945 (UK) (25 July 2008)

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£111,945 (UK) (25 July 2008)
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The movie is set in Philadelphia. See more »

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When Angie goes into labor, Kate drives her to the hospital. In a long shot, they drive over the Benjamin Franklin Bridge to Camden, NJ. Later, they arrive at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital. See more »

Quotes

Kate Holbrook: Did you just stick your gum under my coffee table?
Angie Ostrowiski: [nervous] I don't know.
Kate Holbrook: What do you mean, you don't know? You think you're at an Arby's right now?
Angie Ostrowiski: You know what? I wish I was at an Arby's 'cause there's better food and cooler people there!
Kate Holbrook: [looks under the coffee table] Did you stick *all* this gum under here?
Angie Ostrowiski: I don't know! Maybe you stuck some of it under there.
Kate Holbrook: Yeah, actually, you might be right. 'Cause sometimes, when I work a really long day, I like to come home and chew a huge wad of ...
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References Knocked Up (2007) See more »

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Hot Cookin'
Written by Garrett Dutton
Performed by Garrett Dutton (as G. Love)
Courtesy of Brushfire Records and Universal Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Baby Mama is Delightfully Deceitful ***
30 April 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Tina Fey again goes beyond 30 Rock and Saturday Night Live to prove that she is a major talent. Fey, who certainly helped cause the defeat of the McCain-Palin ticket in November, is just fabulous here as a 37 year old career woman obsessed with having a child.

Unmarried and finding that nothing is happening, she seeks out surrogate parents, the woman well played by Amy Poehler.

Things become involved when Poehler has deceived Fey and there are added complications when Fey falls for former attorney, Greg Kinnear, who now is basically a healthy soda drink guy.

The end is amusing and really what you would expect but this is a fun picture so go enjoy it.


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