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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
1 win & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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 »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 April 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Baby Mama See more »

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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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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

SDDS | DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

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

When Angie and Kate are driving through Kate's neighborhood, all of the parked cars have front and back license plates. Pennsylvania only requires back license plates. See more »

Quotes

Angie Ostrowiski: You people and your space age cars.
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Connections

Spoofs Lost in Translation (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Back Again
Written by Mr. Cheeks (as Terrance Cocheeks Kelly), Norman Whitfield (as Norman Jesse Whitfield), and Bink (as Roosevelt Harrell III)
Performed by Mr. Cheeks
Courtesy of Universal Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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28 May 2008 | by KnowOne1988See all my reviews

To be gifted with the ability to make people laugh is an honor, and with films, script writers can't know for sure what will evoke an uproar from the audience. A lot of times things are a hit in miss with humor. I'm not saying this movie isn't funny, because i did laugh. However, i didn't laugh as hard as i thought i would. The lack of giggles this movie inspired in me is enough to provoke me to label this movie as a letdown. It's not that this movie is bad, or an awful way to spend an evening. It's that movies are an art-form and there is no art to be found. I think a movie is great if two days later you're still actively trying to find someone to talk about it with. i was ready for the movie to end twenty minutes before the credits rolled.

I know what you're thinking. It is a comedy.It is not meant to be insightful. All this is true, but it still didn't meet the specific requirement that ever movie has to. It has to be worth the 8.50 cover charge, and it isn't. I recommend taking that money to a local bar, and buying a pretty lady a drink.


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