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The Baby-Sitters Club (1995)

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Seven junior-high-school girls organize a daycare camp for children while at the same time experiencing classic adolescent growing pains.

Director:

Melanie Mayron

Writers:

Ann M. Martin (book), Dalene Young
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Schuyler Fisk ... Kristy Thomas
Bre Blair ... Stacey McGill
Rachael Leigh Cook ... Mary Anne Spier
Larisa Oleynik ... Dawn Schafer
Tricia Joe ... Claudia Kishi
Stacy Linn Ramsower ... Mallory Pike
Zelda Harris ... Jessi Ramsey
Vanessa Zima ... Rosie Wilder
Christian Oliver ... Luca
Brooke Adams ... Elizabeth Thomas Brewer
Bruce Davison ... Watson Brewer
Jessica Needham Jessica Needham ... Karen Brewer
Ellen Burstyn ... Emily Haberman
Asher Metchik Asher Metchik ... Jackie Rodowsky
Austin O'Brien ... Logan Bruno
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Storyline

Based on the bestselling book series about seven friends whose babysitting business leads to one adventure after another. When tomboy Kristy, president of the club, has a brilliant idea to run a summer day camp, the girls all agree it's the perfect way to spend their summer--together! But life gets complicated as budding romance, family problems and a trio of scheming snobs all conspire to ruin the club. The BSC gang learn for themselves the amazing power of friendship. Written by Robert Lynch <docrlynch@yahoo.com>

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summer | camp | girl | club | friend | See All (86) »

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Friends Forever

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Comedy | Drama | Family

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for brief mild language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 August 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El club de las niñeras See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$6,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,418,908, 20 August 1995

Gross USA:

$9,685,976
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Dolby SR | SDDS (8 channels)| Dolby Digital

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This film was directed by Melanie Mayron and Kristy's dad was portrayed by Peter Horton. The two played a couple in the late 1980s TV show Thirtysomething (1987). See more »

Goofs

In the film, Luca calls Rosie "Rosaline" after she embarrasses him in front of Stacey, insinuating that is her given first name. In the books, her real name is stated as being Mary Rose. See more »

Quotes

Grace: She's a hermit?
Bebe: Isn't that some kind of animal?
Margarite 'Cokie' Mason: PERMIT, you IDIOTS!
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Random phone calls are heard throughout the opening credits. See more »

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Referenced in Seinfeld: The Bottle Deposit (1996) See more »

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Performed by Moonpools and Caterpillars
Produced by Richard Gottehrer and Jeremy Lesser
Contains elements from "Low Rider"
Written by Thomas Allen (as Sylvester Allen), Harold R. Brown, Morris D. Dickerson (as Morris Dickerson), Lonnie Jordan (as Leroy Jordan), Charles Miller, Lee Oskar, Howard E. Scott (as Howard Scott), and Jerry Goldstein
By arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Cute, some good acting, good plot
9 September 2001 | by indiewastelanderSee all my reviews

For some people who take their kids to see this movie, they say it's cute, and it is. But some of the acting was just poor. Sissy Spacek's daugter was all right, her best work was the scene at the rainy carnival. Larisa Olenik and Rachel Leigh Cook were my favorite. Ellen Burstyn even had a small role. But the other actresses were just poor. But the teen actors were good, like Austin O' Brien. I didn't read many of the books, but I watched the old series, and I'm not saying that it was better, but it was just like the movie.


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