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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 »

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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

One film in a late 1980s Hollywood cycle of "baby pictures". The movies include Baby Boom (1987), For Keeps? (1988), Immediate Family (1989), this movie (which was based on the then recent French film Three Men and a Cradle (1985)), She's Having a Baby (1988), and Look Who's Talking (1989). See more »

Goofs

When the bad guys are in the elevator, Vince says to Satch, "Doesn't this thing go any faster?" But the background is not moving in accordance to the elevator. See more »

Quotes

Peter Mitchell: Oh no, she doodled!
Jan: "Doodled". Ha ha.
Peter Mitchell: Yes, doodled! What's the matter, don't babies doodle in Hungary?
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Connections

Referenced in The Fabulous Beekman Boys: Three Men and a Baby Goat (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Happy Birthday to You
(uncredited)
Written by Patty S. Hill, Mildred J. Hill
Sung by Ted Danson, Steve Guttenberg and party guests
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Cute comedy
24 February 2001 | by jhaggardjrSee all my reviews

"3 Men and a Baby" is a comedy that's cute and funny. Tom Selleck, Steve Guttenberg, and Ted Danson star as three bachelors who live together, and who's lives are changed forever when on one particular day a baby infant is left on their doorstep. The three bachelors are now forced unexpectedly to become fathers to the baby. Plenty of wonderful comedy scenes throughout as the three stars go through the frustrations of having to deal with this infant girl in the early stages, then the baby eventually starts to win them over. If only the filmmakers threw out the subplot involving drugs, then this film would've been a great comedy.

*** (out of four)


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