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The Boss Baby (2017)

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A suit-wearing, briefcase-carrying baby pairs up with his 7-year old brother to stop the dastardly plot of the CEO of Puppy Co.

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Tom McGrath

Writers:

Michael McCullers, Marla Frazee (based on the book by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alec Baldwin ... Boss Baby (voice)
Steve Buscemi ... Francis Francis (voice)
Jimmy Kimmel ... Dad (voice)
Lisa Kudrow ... Mom (voice)
Tobey Maguire ... Adult Tim / Narrator (voice)
Miles Bakshi ... Tim (voice)
James McGrath ... Wizzie / Elvis Impersonator (voice)
Conrad Vernon ... Eugene (voice)
ViviAnn Yee ... Staci (voice) (as Viviann Yee)
Eric Bell Jr. ... Triplets (voice)
David Soren ... Jimbo (voice)
Edie Mirman ... Big Boss Baby (voice)
James Ryan James Ryan ... Story Bear (voice)
Walt Dohrn ... Photographer (voice)
Jules Winter Jules Winter ... Crying Boy / Little Boy / Boy (voice)
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Storyline

Seven-year-old Tim Templeton has always had an overactive imagination--and for the past seven years--life has been all peaches for him, getting all the love and affection from his caring parents. However, after the arrival of Boss Baby, an unexpected new brother dressed in a black suit complete with a tie and a briefcase, Tim won't be the centre of attention anymore, as the powerful sibling takes over the whole house, robbing him of all care, little by little. But, soon, Tim and the new Boss in a diaper will need to put differences aside and join forces, as a sneaky scheme involving the head of Puppy Co. threatens to tilt the balance of power towards their insidiously adorable furry antagonists, not to mention that the next Pet Convention is only in two days. Brothers, hurry up. Written by Nick Riganas

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Who's the Boss? See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild rude humor | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

DreamWorks Page | Official Facebook | See more »

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

31 March 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Boss Baby See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$125,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$50,198,902, 2 April 2017

Gross USA:

$175,003,033

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$527,965,936
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Company Credits

Production Co:

DreamWorks Animation See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

When the babies are caught having a meeting and they resume acting like babies, the music heard is the first few bars of the theme song from The Banana Splits Adventure Hour (1968), a popular kids Saturday morning show in the 1960's, whose main characters (actors in life-sized animal costumes) were inspired by The Monkees (1966). See more »

Goofs

In the dinner scene, the milk carton impossibly holds enough milk to spill over Tim's equally sized cup. See more »

Quotes

Adult Tim: [Opening lines]
[Narrates]
Adult Tim: [Young Tim rustles through leaves in an imaginary jungle scene] Survival of the fittest. It's the law of the jungle. There's always someone trying to take what's yours.
[a comical blue gorilla sniffs a lantern and throws it, followed by a growl]
Adult Tim: And how do I know?
[Jumps down onto the jungle floor and screen freezes when Tim gets up]
Adult Tim: It almost happened to me.
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Crazy Credits

The DreamWorks Animation logo is a baby mobile toy and plays the logo's music in a lullaby form. See more »

Alternate Versions

The FX print begins with the 2013 Universal Pictures logo plastered over the 2010 20th Century Fox logo. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Doodle Doods: The Family Guy One (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

The Tra La La Song
Written by Mark Barkan and Ritchie Adams
Performed by The Banana Splits
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.
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The Boss Baby: Predictably quaint
30 August 2017 | by PlatypuschowSee all my reviews

Alec Baldwin stars as the titular character of this much hyped Dreamworks animation and though it's not exactly going to blow anyone away it's an entertaining fluff piece.

Predictably sappy, following the usual tropes of the genre and with the type of humour customary for these types of movies you can do a lot worse with 90 minutes.

One thing I liked was just how much adult humour they got in, that kind of lightweight stuff to appease the parents watching these kind of films with their kids.

The only shocking thing to come away from this is the fact the sequel isn't available until 2021! Fun stuff but don't expect any surprises.

The Good:

Quaint in that predictable way

The Bad:

Quaint in that predictable way

Things I learnt from this movie:

Puppies are evil

Babies coming from women's vaginas is a false rumour (Never did sound right)


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