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3 Men and a Baby (1987)

Three bachelors find themselves forced to take care of a baby left by one of the guys' girlfriends.

Director:

Leonard Nimoy

Writers:

Coline Serreau (screenplay "Trois Hommes et un Couffin"), James Orr (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Selleck ... Peter
Steve Guttenberg ... Michael
Ted Danson ... Jack
Nancy Travis ... Sylvia
Margaret Colin ... Rebecca
Alexandra Amini ... Patty
Francine Beers Francine Beers ... Woman at Gift Shop
Lisa Blair Lisa Blair ... Mary
Michelle Blair Michelle Blair ... Mary
Philip Bosco ... Detective Melkowitz
Barbara Budd Barbara Budd ... Dramatic Actress
Michael Burgess Michael Burgess ... Handsome Man at Party
Claire Cellucci Claire Cellucci ... Angelyne
Eugene Clark ... Man at Party #1
Derek de Lint ... Jan Clopatz
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Storyline

Three bachelor friends - architect Peter, artist Michael, and actor Jack are sharing an apartment in Manhattan. After Jack goes filming in Turkey his two flatmates find his baby daughter - which Jack doesn't know about - left outside their door. The two are left to look after the baby, and realise how difficult this can be. How would this baby change the life style of these confirmed bachelors? Written by Sami Al-Taher <staher2000@yahoo.com>

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They changed her diapers. She changed their lives. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Family

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 November 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Three Men and a Baby See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$11,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,384,392, 29 November 1987, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$167,780,960

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$242,780,960
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Sound Mix:

70 mm 6-Track (70 mm prints)| Dolby Stereo (35 mm prints)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The "greatest clutch shot in basketball history" that Peter's guests are watching during the party is from Game 3 of the 1970 NBA Finals. Jerry West of the Los Angeles Lakers sank a sixty-five-foot desperation heave with two seconds left to tie the game, but the New York Knicks won the game in overtime, and eventually the series, to win the NBA championship. Largely unknown is the fact that, after the Knicks went up by two before West's shot, Wilt Chamberlain never was completely out of bounds after he took the ball to inbound it to West. Chamberlain was frustrated and just casually flipped the ball to West and was heading toward the locker room when West hit the shot. See more »

Goofs

When Peter and Michael are trapped in the elevator at the construction site because of jack. Peter is shouting to hit the button on the left but to turn on and off the elevator are switches. See more »

Quotes

Michael Kellam: She did a doodle; your turn to change her.
Peter: I'll give you a thousand dollars if you'll do it.
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Connections

Referenced in The Simpsons: Three Men and a Comic Book (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

Good Lovin'
Written by Rudy Clark and Arthur Resnick
Performed by The Rascals
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
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User Reviews

Star-power highlights this film
10 December 2001 | by coverme6See all my reviews

Ted Danson, Tom Selleck, and Steve Guttenberg star in this light- hearted comedy about how 3 New York bachelors receive a big change in their lives after finding a baby on their doorstep. With humor that primarily surround the ordeal the 3 men have to contend with, 3 MEN AND A BABY relies on the chemistry the 3 main stars generate with

each other. At first they experience dismay with the infant; I mean, how can three unmarried men take care of a baby?! But soon enough the 3 guys fall in love with her. But with good measure, a drug- smuggling subplot is thrown in (probably to make it not look like your a typical family-oriented comedy). Nevertheless, Danson, Selleck, and Guttenberg shine. The same goes for the cute little baby Mary, and a

good direction from an unlikely director, Leonard "Mr. Spock" Nimoy himself!


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