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Baby Geniuses (1999)

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Scientist hold talking, super-intelligent babies captive, but things take a turn for the worse when a mix-up occurs between a baby genius and its twin.

Director:

Bob Clark

Writers:

Steven Paul (story), Francisca Matos (story) | 3 more credits »
Bottom Rated Movies #23 | 1 win & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kathleen Turner ... Elena
Christopher Lloyd ... Heep
Kim Cattrall ... Robin
Peter MacNicol ... Dan
Dom DeLuise ... Lenny
Ruby Dee ... Margo
Kyle Howard ... Dickie
Kaye Ballard ... Mayor
Leo Fitzgerald ... Sly / Whit
Myles Fitzgerald Myles Fitzgerald ... Sly / Whit
Gerry Fitzgerald Gerry Fitzgerald ... Sly / Whit
Connor Leggett Connor Leggett ... Basil
Griffin Leggett Griffin Leggett ... Basil
Megan Robbins Megan Robbins ... Carrie
Gabrielle Robbins Gabrielle Robbins ... Carrie
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Storyline

Dr. Elena Kinder and Dr. Heap work for BABYCO, the world's leading manufacturer in baby products. What the public doesn't know, however, is that Dr. Kinder and Dr. Heap are secretly working on cracking the code to "baby talk" which is actually a highly sophisticated language which allows babies to communicate the knowledge of the secrets of the universe with which they are born. Problems arise when Sly, the smartest of the babies, escapes from the lab and unites the babies of the outside world to help free the babies trapped in the lab. Kinder and Heap must find Sly before it is too late. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Think innocent. Think helpless. Think again. Naps are history.

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Family | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some rude behavior and dialogue | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 March 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Baby Talking See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,613,587, 14 March 1999, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$27,141,959, 5 September 1999

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$36,341,959
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

SDDS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Dom DeLuise's last theatrically-released film. He made several later films that were never publicly released. See more »

Goofs

Obvious stunt double when Goon Bob falls down the stairs. See more »

Quotes

Sly: This isn't working.
Lexi: Well what do you expect? We're geniuses, not ninjas!
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Connections

Referenced in Nostalgia Critic: Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2 (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Puttin' On the Ritz
Written by Irving Berlin
Performed by Taco Ockerse (as Taco)
Courtesy of The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment
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I Liked It
28 July 2011 | by Writer_CommentarySee all my reviews

This was a pretty good movie, in my opinion. There was good humor, kids could watch it and enjoy it, and the plot is easy to understand. I don't know why people here don't like it, but that's their opinions. While I don't hate the movie, it can be a tad bit unbelievable. But if it were believable, then it couldn't exist. A kid might enjoy this and so might some adults. Comparable to Rugrats, it isn't as good as that show, but is the next best thing. What kids might like are the babies in the movie that could be just like them if they were like that. Man, I am running out of things to say. But I am almost at ten lines! The point is watch the movie. Phew! I made it.


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