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3 Men and a Baby (1987)

Three bachelors find themselves forced to take care of a baby left by one of the guys' girlfriends.

Director:

Leonard Nimoy

Writers:

Coline Serreau (screenplay "Trois Hommes et un Couffin"), James Orr (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Selleck ... Peter
Steve Guttenberg ... Michael
Ted Danson ... Jack
Nancy Travis ... Sylvia
Margaret Colin ... Rebecca
Alexandra Amini ... Patty
Francine Beers Francine Beers ... Woman at Gift Shop
Lisa Blair Lisa Blair ... Mary
Michelle Blair Michelle Blair ... Mary
Philip Bosco ... Detective Melkowitz
Barbara Budd Barbara Budd ... Dramatic Actress
Michael Burgess Michael Burgess ... Handsome Man at Party
Claire Cellucci Claire Cellucci ... Angelyne
Eugene Clark ... Man at Party #1
Derek de Lint ... Jan Clopatz
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Storyline

Three bachelor friends - architect Peter, artist Michael, and actor Jack are sharing an apartment in Manhattan. After Jack goes filming in Turkey his two flatmates find his baby daughter - which Jack doesn't know about - left outside their door. The two are left to look after the baby, and realise how difficult this can be. How would this baby change the life style of these confirmed bachelors? Written by Sami Al-Taher <staher2000@yahoo.com>

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Taglines:

Peter, Michael and Jack know a thing or two about women. But when it comes to babies, they're all wet. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Family

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 November 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Three Men and a Baby See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$11,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,384,392, 29 November 1987, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$167,780,960

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$242,780,960
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

70 mm 6-Track (70 mm prints)| Dolby Stereo (35 mm prints)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

According to Steve Guttenberg's autobiography, "The Guttenberg Bible", Michael J. Fox and Tony Danza were considered for the role of Jack. See more »

Goofs

In the same scene when Jacks mother comes to visit Mary, when she walks past the sofa to the right there is a prop of a rifle standing on end right behind the sofa as they walk across the room. When they walk back across the room to the left, the cardboard cut out is in the window. See more »

Quotes

Michael Kellam: Where the hell have you been? This baby hasn't stopped crying! And she did a doodle.
Peter Mitchell: A doodle? What's that...? Oh, forget it. I don't want to know.
Michael Kellam: Well you're gonna know, Pal, 'cause she did it.
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Connections

Referenced in Pair of Kings: Two Kings and a Devil Baby (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Daddy's Girl
Written by Peter Cetera and Mark Goldenberg
Performed by Peter Cetera
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records, Inc.
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great 80s humour
26 March 2003 | by trvwatsonSee all my reviews

Having only watched this movie once when it first came out, i decided to go into it with an open mind as its quite an old film, and i couldn't remember much about it, it was very funny but also at times a little daft, i didn't see the logic in bringing in the hole drug smuggling story line it did put a damper on things and ruined the story just a little, but all in all a really funny film with hilarious lines, and the 80s humour still sounds good today.


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