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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

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Cookies are for Closers! See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

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, Wide Release

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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Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The only time Tim's mom is shown pregnant is in the beginning right before his dad asks if he wants a baby brother. Before that she was not shown as pregnant. See more »

Goofs

Jimbo protects the boss from Tim's vacuum cup arrows and they hit him in the back. But when Tim passes them his whole body is covered by arrows. See more »

Quotes

Boss Baby: I can't do this without you, Tim. I need you.
Tim: I guess we DO make a pretty good team.
Boss Baby: No literally... I can't reach the doorknobs.
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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 »

Connections

Featured in The Oscars (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

What The World Needs Now Is Love
Written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David
Performed by Missi Hale
Produced by Hans Zimmer
Vocals Produced by Edie Lehmann Boddicker
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A boring, unsubstantial and cringy film
3 July 2017 | by kb-13344See all my reviews

Boss Baby, the movie which could have been a very good animated comedy lost itself in the sea of dumbness. The storyline is so bad that it won't even qualify as a dumb animated movie made for kids. The plot is clichéd with the baby in the twist, st the times when the comedic moments were to give laughter they were cringy at best. The animation is generic and some of the characters are somewhat indistinguishable from the previous dreamworks movies. It contains your regular dreamworks jokes like fart, penis jokes which aren't funny anymore.


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