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Baby Geniuses (1999)

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Scientist hold talking, super-intelligent babies captive, but things take a turn for the worse when a mix-up occurs between a baby genius and its twin.

Director:

Bob Clark

Writers:

Steven Paul (story), Francisca Matos (story) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kathleen Turner ... Elena
Christopher Lloyd ... Heep
Kim Cattrall ... Robin
Peter MacNicol ... Dan
Dom DeLuise ... Lenny
Ruby Dee ... Margo
Kyle Howard ... Dickie
Kaye Ballard ... Mayor
Leo Fitzgerald ... Sly / Whit
Myles Fitzgerald Myles Fitzgerald ... Sly / Whit
Gerry Fitzgerald Gerry Fitzgerald ... Sly / Whit
Connor Leggett Connor Leggett ... Basil
Griffin Leggett Griffin Leggett ... Basil
Megan Robbins Megan Robbins ... Carrie
Gabrielle Robbins Gabrielle Robbins ... Carrie
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Storyline

Dr. Elena Kinder and Dr. Heap work for BABYCO, the world's leading manufacturer in baby products. What the public doesn't know, however, is that Dr. Kinder and Dr. Heap are secretly working on cracking the code to "baby talk" which is actually a highly sophisticated language which allows babies to communicate the knowledge of the secrets of the universe with which they are born. Problems arise when Sly, the smartest of the babies, escapes from the lab and unites the babies of the outside world to help free the babies trapped in the lab. Kinder and Heap must find Sly before it is too late. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

Think innocent. Think helpless. Think again. Naps are history.

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Family | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some rude behavior and dialogue | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 March 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Baby Talking See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,613,587, 14 March 1999

Gross USA:

$27,250,736

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$36,450,736
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

SDDS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The triplets who portrayed babies Sly and Wit were 6 years old. See more »

Goofs

The homeless person who is "K.O.'d" by Sly, and then thrown into a stall in a restroom blinks, when supposedly unconscious. See more »

Quotes

Margo: Stick to your rapping Ice Shtick and leave the smart remarks to those with IQs over 40.
Dickie: It's not rap, it's mantras.
Margo: I was chanting mantras before you were born.
Dickie: [pause] You were chanting mantras before Buddha was born.
Margo: That's pretty good, Dickie, that's pretty good.
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Connections

Features Crash Bandicoot (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

A Gift of Love
Written by Brian Thomas Lambert and Stephen Singer
Performed by Randy Travis
Courtesy of Dreamworks Records
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"Cute"
14 October 1999 | by Ms. RSee all my reviews

I think everyone here is just being a little too critical. It wasn't claiming to be greatest movie made since Gone With the Wind. It was just a cute movie, plain and simple. My daughter's and I laughed throughout the whole movie. It's not that serious-Lighten up people!


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