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Baby Mama (2008)

PG-13 | | 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 put your eggs...in this basket? See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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  »

Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$17,407,110 (USA) (27 April 2008)

Gross:

$60,269,340 (USA) (20 July 2008)
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Trivia

The Grocery store that Tina Fey works for is most likely based on the natural grocery chain Whole Foods Market. See more »

Goofs

Kate shows up 45 minutes late for work. She rushes up the sidewalk to meet Barry and their group, but she is wearing a totally different outfit than she was wearing when she left her apartment to go to work. See more »

Quotes

Kate Holbrook: [upon learning that she's pregnant] But that's impossible! The doctors said I had a one-in-a-million chance.
Dr. Manheim: Well, I'd start buying lottery tickets more often, if I were you.
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Connections

Spoofs Silkwood (1983) See more »

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Starry Eyed Surprise
Written by Seth 'Shifty Shellshock' Binzer, Andy Gray, Fred Neil, and Paul Oakenfold
Performed by Oakenfold
Courtesy of Maverick Recording Company
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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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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