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Baby Mama (2008)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 25 April 2008 (USA)
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A successful, single businesswoman who dreams of having a baby discovers she is infertile and hires a working class woman to be her unlikely surrogate.

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Michael McCullers
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Amy Poehler ... Angie
Tina Fey ... Kate
Greg Kinnear ... Rob
Dax Shepard ... Carl
Romany Malco ... Oscar
Sigourney Weaver ... Chaffee Bicknell
Steve Martin ... Barry
Maura Tierney ... Caroline
Stephen Mailer ... Dan
Holland Taylor ... Rose
James Rebhorn ... Judge
Denis O'Hare ... Dr. Manheim
Kevin Collins ... Architect / Rick
Will Forte ... Scott
Fred Armisen ... Stroller Salesman
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Storyline

Successful and single businesswoman Kate Holbrook has long put her career ahead of a personal life. Now 37, she's finally determined to have a kid on her own. But her plan is thrown a curve ball after she discovers she has only a million-to-one chance of getting pregnant. Undaunted, the driven Kate allows South Philly working girl Angie Ostrowiski to become her unlikely surrogate. Simple enough ... After learning from the steely head of their surrogacy center that Angie is pregnant, Kate goes into precision nesting mode: reading childcare books, baby-proofing the apartment and researching top pre-schools. But the executive's well-organized strategy is turned upside down when her Baby Mama shows up at her doorstep with no place to live. An unstoppable force meets an immovable object as structured Kate tries to turn vibrant Angie into the perfect expectant mom. In a battle of wills, they will struggle their way through preparation for the baby's arrival. And in the middle of this ... Written by Universal Pictures

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Taglines:

Would you put your eggs...in this basket? See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual humor, language and a drug reference | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Angie has a drawer full of TASTYKAKE cupkakes. TASTYKAKE is the Philadelphia based brand that rivals Hostess and since the movie is set in Philadelphia her snack choice is locally appropriate. See more »

Goofs

Before Angie arrives at Kate's place to move in, Kate is sitting in bed with the pillows and sheets displaced. At the end of the scene, we see Angie passed out on Kate's completely made bed. See more »

Quotes

Boo-Boo Buster: Well, you sure are getting an early jump on your baby-proofing! Don't worry about a thing; it shouldn't be a problem for anyone over 7.
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Connections

References Armageddon (1998) See more »

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Don't Speak
Written by Eric Stefani, Gwen Stefani
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Should've been better
1 August 2020 | by cardsrockSee all my reviews

The entertaining comedy duo of Tina Fey and Amy Poehler don't quite live up to expectations in this movie. Those two are usually very fun together and while there are some amusing moments in Baby Mama, I ultimately found it to be a bit underwhelming. A good supporting cast can't lift it out of mediocrity either.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 April 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$17,407,110, 27 April 2008

Gross USA:

$60,494,212

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$64,444,713
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SDDS | DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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