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Babymother (1998)

A single mother determined to make it as a singer puts together an all girl reggae group named Neeta, Sweeta, & Nastie with her friends. Living in a housing project with little support, the... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Anjela Lauren Smith ... Anita - the Babymother
Wil Johnson ... Byron - her Babyfather
Caroline Chikezie ... Sharon - Her Bestfriend
Jocelyn Jee Esien Jocelyn Jee Esien ... Yvette - her other best friend (as Jocelyn Esien)
Don Warrington ... Luther - the don
Tameka Empson Tameka Empson ... Dionne - her rival
Diane Bailey Diane Bailey ... Bee - the promoter
Vas Blackwood ... Caesar - Sharon's guy
Andrea Francis Andrea Francis ... Yvette's Sister
Anton Rice Anton Rice ... Anton
Saffron Lashley Saffron Lashley ... Saffron
Corinne Skinner-Carter Corinne Skinner-Carter ... Edith - Mother
Suzette Llewellyn Suzette Llewellyn ... Rose - her sister
Buckley Ranks Buckley Ranks ... Matt
Bushman Bushman ... DJ on Radio


A single mother determined to make it as a singer puts together an all girl reggae group named Neeta, Sweeta, & Nastie with her friends. Living in a housing project with little support, the odds are obviously against her. Emotionally she struggles too as she learns at her mother's death that her actual mother is the woman she had thought was her older sister. With the help of a female agent, the group starts to get some exposure and rises above their setting. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some language and sexuality | See all certifications »






Release Date:

11 September 1998 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

A kismama See more »

Filming Locations:

Harlesden, London, England, UK See more »


Box Office


£2,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$5,115, 17 March 2000
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Did You Know?


Return Of The Don
Music and Lyrics by Beresford Hammond (as Beres Hammond)
Produced by Carlton "Bubblers' Ogilvie
Performed by Wil Johnson
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Probably the worst movie I have ever seen
15 December 2005 | by macp3See all my reviews

Reading the reviews for another movie I found people calling it (that movie) the 'worst film ever made'. Whilst I disagreed with them, it did inspire me to write a quick review (or perhaps a warning?) about the film that I do view as the worst that I have ever seen, namely Babymother. The acting is useless, the plot weak, the dialogue terrible and the climax (lets all do a rap about being single mothers) absolutely cringe-worthy. Had it not been for my then girlfriend wanting to stay until the end 'in case it got any better' I would have left half way through this absolute disaster of a film.

Do yourself a favour and watch something - indeed anything - else instead. I'm sure that you'll prefer it.

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