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The Boss Baby (2017)

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A suit-wearing, briefcase-carrying baby pairs up with his 7-year old brother to stop the dastardly plot of the CEO of Puppy Co.

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Cast

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Boss Baby (voice)
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Francis Francis (voice)
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Dad (voice)
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Mom (voice)
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Adult Tim / Narrator (voice)
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Tim (voice)
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Eugene (voice)
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Staci (voice)
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Triplets (voice)
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Jimbo (voice)
Edie Mirman ...
Big Boss Baby (voice)
James Ryan ...
Story Bear (voice)
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Photographer (voice)
Jules Winter ...
Crying Boy / Little Boy / Boy (voice)
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Storyline

Seven-year-old Tim Templeton has always been a boy of an overactive imagination, and for the past seven years, life was all peaches for him, getting all the love and affection from his caring parents. However, life will never be the same and Tim won't be the centre of attention anymore as the arrival of an improbable new brother named Boss Baby, dressed in a black suit complete with a tie and a briefcase, will shortly rob him of all love, as he takes over the whole Templetons' house. Nevertheless, although this may be true, soon, Tim and the new Boss in a diaper will need to put differences aside and join forces, as a sneaky scheme involving the head of Puppy Co. threatens to tilt the balance of power towards their insidiously adorable furry antagonists, not to mention that the next Pet Convention is in only two days.. Brothers, hurry up. Written by Nick Riganas

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He's the Boss. March 2017. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild rude humor | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

31 March 2017 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$125,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$50,198,902, 2 April 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$175,001,663, 9 November 2017

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$497,867,428, 21 August 2017
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The Boss Baby (2017) will be the 34th Feature Film by Dreamworks Animations. See more »

Goofs

Boss Baby and later Francis Francis pronounced Corp as in the word core. See more »

Quotes

Tim: The people of Long Island do not know how to make an iced tea.
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Crazy Credits

After the end credits, the Gandalf-like alarm clock named Wizzie tells the audience it's time to leave. See more »

Connections

References X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) See more »

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The Planets Op 32 - Mars
Written by Gustav Holst
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A mish mash of ideas.
11 June 2017 | by See all my reviews

I wasn't expecting a classic when I sat down to watch The Boss Baby, but I did expect to be entertained in the same way I was when watching other animated movies.

Unfortunately this movie disappoints in many ways. The whole story is very complex and makes little to no sense at all. I really think the voice chosen for The Boss Baby is not correct, they should have gone for a higher pitched younger man perhaps. The movie is quite short, under 100 mins, yet for me it did drag on.

The animation is colourful and up there with the best of them, but if the story is so confused then that counts for little.

There were a few funny moments, so I won't give it a completely rubbish rating.


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