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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Boss Baby (voice)
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Francis Francis (voice)
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Dad (voice)
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Mom (voice)
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Adult Tim / Narrator (voice)
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Tim (voice)
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Eugene (voice)
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Staci (voice)
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Triplets (voice)
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Jimbo (voice)
Edie Mirman ...
Big Boss Baby (voice)
James Ryan ...
Story Bear (voice)
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Photographer (voice)
Jules Winter ...
Crying Boy / Little Boy / Boy (voice)
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Storyline

Seven-year-old Tim Templeton has always been a boy of an overactive imagination, and for the past seven years, life was all peaches for him, getting all the love and affection from his caring parents. However, life will never be the same and Tim won't be the centre of attention anymore as the arrival of an improbable new brother named Boss Baby, dressed in a black suit complete with a tie and a briefcase, will shortly rob him of all love, as he takes over the whole Templetons' house. Nevertheless, although this may be true, 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 in only 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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Release Date:

31 March 2017 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Boss Baby  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$125,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$50,198,902, 2 April 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$175,001,663, 9 November 2017

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$497,867,428, 21 August 2017
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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Many people thought that the premise of a baby businessman becoming the all-powerful boss of a family was a spoof of Donald J. Trump's election as U.S. President just a few months before. This was enforced by the fact that the baby is voiced by Alec Baldwin, who gained wide popularity with his Trump impersonations on Saturday Night Live (1975) during and after the election. According to director Tom McGrath, this was all a happy coincidence: the idea for the movie dated back six years before its release, when Trump had not even announced his candidacy. Baldwin was cast long before his Trump parodies; McGrath simply wanted him because he had worked with the actor before on Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008). 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

Tim: You can talk!
Boss Baby: Ah, goo goo ga ga.
Tim: No, you can really talk!
Boss Baby: Fine! I can talk. Now let's see if you can listen. Give me a double espresso and find a place around here with good sushi, I KILL for a spicy tuna roll right about now.
[gives Tim some money]
Boss Baby: Get yourself a little somethin'.
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Crazy Credits

After the end credits, the Gandalf-like alarm clock named Wizzie tells the audience it's time to leave. See more »

Connections

References The Banana Splits Adventure Hour (1968) 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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Really loved this film
3 April 2017 | by See all my reviews

I really enjoyed this film. It was imaginative, fun and just thoroughly entertaining throughout the whole time I was watching it. It had some actually genuine heartwarming moments that didn't feel manufactured like some other animated films I've seen in recent past. The animation was also just gorgeous. I really loved the look of the film, I thought it had a really nice aesthetic style and felt like a classic piece of animation that if CGI was around in the seventies, it would've looked like this. All in all, I personally loved this film. If you want something that's just plain fun, bizarre and imaginative- with a touch of warmth- I'd say check this flick out. But if you're looking for something with more of a concrete plot and a straight forward narrative, you probably won't find that here.


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