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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 »
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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

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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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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

SDDS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The amusement park is at Circus Circus in Las Vegas, Nevada. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Dickie: [notices Goon Bob wincing in pain as he walks downstairs and out of the house] What's going on?
Goon Ray: Looks like a work related injury, I better go up and see what's going on.
[goes upstairs and sees a grinning Sly and the same ski trap that just got the other goon]
Goon Ray: Tough Guy Huh? Well you're about to meet your worst nightmare!
Sly: Goon, That is some lame dialogue.
Goon Ray: You really think I'm gonna walk over that ski and you're gonna jump on the end and that ski is gonna jump up and hit me in the gonads and I'm ...
[...]
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Connections

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

Soundtracks

Stayin' Alive
Written by Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, and Maurice Gibb
Performed by The Bee Gees
Courtesy of PolyGram International Music B.V.
By Arrangement with PolyGram Film & TV Music
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Completely Terrible!!!
25 July 2001 | by movies2uSee all my reviews

"Baby Geniuses" is a pointless and stupid film. It was completely ridiculous!!! One: The story was terrible, unamaginative, and pointless. Two: The acting wasn't great, except for Kathleen Turner's performance. And Three: The kids that were supposed to look like "babies" looked more like three or four year olds, and also you could see that when the babies talked, they weren't really talking, only that they were moving their mouths and that someone else was talking. And, I mean, babies being able to talk? STUPID! This film was very cheesy and stupid, which I had not expected. This was , without a doubt, the worst film of nineteen-ninty-nine. I give this terrible film a 0 out of 10. :(


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