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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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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 21 nominations. See more awards »

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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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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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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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

This is the first DreamWorks Animation film to release in 2017 (the other being Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (2017)). See more »

Goofs

Near the end, Boss Baby's apprentices are heading away from Tim and Boss Baby. A couple of shots later, they are only a tiny distance away. See more »

Quotes

Dad: Meet your new baby
[in slow motion]
Dad: brother.
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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

Cheek To Cheek
from Top Hat (1935)
Written by Irving Berlin
Performed by Fred Astaire
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.and Turner Entertainment
The appearance of Mr. Fred Astaire has been arranged through a special license with Mrs. Fred Astaire, Beverly Hills, California
All rights reserved
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Mehhhh

Overall it is a miss. I suppose that is a little unfair of me to say. I should say the film is overrated. It does have some laughs. But I wouldn't recommend this as heavily as other animated feature films. The villain is lacking, the story is predictable, half the time the jokes fall flat and the script is meh. They should have had the baby stay a boss type and etc. Why turn a script into a plot for the Avengers when you don't have to do that? Whatever, I'm over it. Six out of ten kind of deal.


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