After a single, career-minded woman is left on her own to give birth to the child of a married man, she finds a new romantic chance in a cab driver. Meanwhile, the point-of-view of the newborn boy is narrated through voice-over.
A covert counter-terrorist unit called Black Cell led by Gabriel Shear wants the money to help finance their war against international terrorism, but it's all locked away. Gabriel brings in convicted hacker Stanley Jobson to help him.
Coming from a police family, Tom Hardy ends up fighting his uncle after the murder of his father. Tom believes the killer is another cop and goes on the record with his allegations. Demoted then to river duty, the killer taunts Tom.
Sarah Jessica Parker,
Mollie is a single mum who's on the lookout for a reliable and normal boyfriend. Her son Mikey, (unbeknownst to her) seems to have a better idea of which of the men she dates would make a good father figure! If only she could understand him...Written by
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The role of Harry (Mollie's accountant date) was originally meant as a cameo role for Amy Heckerling's friend and fellow director John Landis. But Landis turned it down as he didn't really like working on movies involving with kids, especially after what happened with him during the making of Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983). See more »
After Mikey finishes making the statues fight, the small statue on the back is leaning one way, then in another shot it's leaning the other way. See more »
Rona, if there wasn't such a thing as love, what kind of guy would you get to be your kid's father?
Someone with a small mouth and good hair. Broad shoulders...
No, no, I'm talking about, what kind of a man would you want to stick around and help raise your child?
There's a man who'd do that?
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After Pete Townshend's "Let My Love Open the Door" finishes playing, the remainder of the end credits have absolutely no other music or audio playing during them. See more »
The UK cinema version was cut by the BBFC to remove one use of the word 'fuck' during the childbirth scene. This was restored to all later releases. See more »
As any engineer will tell you, bumblebees are not aerodynamically sound, they should not be able to fly. But they do.
This film is a single-premise, hi-concept, logline: the smartest person in the room is the newborn, and he "talks" to the audience.
The reason why this is a classic (yes it is!) is the talent: Amy Heckerling, at her peak, when she was the "next big thing." Kirstie Alley, also at her peak, before she disappeared from theatrical releases and reappeared as a spokesperson for Weight Watchers Travolta at the peak of his "first career" (he had a second career 5 years later with Pulp Fiction, a second career that carried him into the next century, literally) And -- my fave -- Bruce Willis just before he exploded onto the big screen. If you do the "Hollywood math" (inside joke) you will conclude that this deal was cut and signed before the box office results of Die Hard were known. Die Hard of course sent him into the stratosphere and voice work would be secondary for him from this point on, EVEN THOUGH HE WAS GREAT AT IT. In fact one of my top films of all time, OVER THE HEDGE (2006) has Bruce in it.
Fun flick. Much better than it sounds. MUCH
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