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Baby's Day Out (1994)

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After three kidnappers lose the baby they have kidnapped, both the cops and kidnappers go looking for the baby.

Writer:

John Hughes
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Joe Mantegna ... Eddie
Lara Flynn Boyle ... Laraine Cotwell
Joe Pantoliano ... Norby
Brian Haley ... Veeko
Cynthia Nixon ... Gilbertine
Fred Dalton Thompson ... FBI Agent Dale Grissom
John Neville ... Mr. Andrews
Matthew Glave ... Bennington Cotwell
Adam Robert Worton ... Baby Bink #1
Jacob Joseph Worton ... Baby Bink #2
Brigid Duffy Brigid Duffy ... Sally
Guy Hadley Guy Hadley ... FBI Agent
Eddie Bracken ... Old Timer
Kenneth L. Jordahl Kenneth L. Jordahl ... Old Soldier #1
Raymond Henders Raymond Henders ... Old Soldier #2
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Storyline

Baby Bink couldn't ask for more; he has adoring (if somewhat sickly-sweet) parents, he lives in a huge mansion, and he's just about to appear in the social pages of the paper. Unfortunately, not everyone in the world is as nice as Baby Bink's parents; especially the three enterprising kidnappers who pretend to be photographers from the newspaper. Successfully kidnapping Baby Bink, they have a harder time keeping hold of the rascal, who not only keeps one step ahead of them, but seems to be more than a little bit smarter than the three bumbling criminals. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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No bib. No crib. No problem. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild language and comic action | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 July 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Agarrem Esse Bebé See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$16,671,505

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$27,371,505
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DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The telephone number for the Baby Photo Company is 555-BABY (555-2229). See more »

Goofs

When Eddie, Norby, and Veeko first notice Baby Bink on the bus and run toward their van to chase after him, Eddie's hair is all messed up and it and his face are still covered in bird seed, etc. from when he fell off the building. In the next scene, when they are driving after the bus, he's perfectly clean. See more »

Quotes

Eddie: [after accidently letting some mixture be poured on him] THAT'S IT! NO MERCY!
[tries to walk through the slippery puddle of mixture]
Eddie: This ain't no nursury school battle of wits anymore. This is my '5'"10" of guile, gut, and gristle, versus you 2 1/2 feet of goo-goos,gaa-gaas, and giggles.
[slips on the floor, but climbs up again]
Eddie: If the Milwaukee Mob couldn't kill me, no milk-puking little thumb-sucker's got a candle's chance on a cyclone of getting the better of me!
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Connections

Remade as Sisindri (1995) See more »

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This Is The Army, Mr. Jones
Written by Irving Berlin
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Drink your bottle of milk and enjoy this predictable film.
13 January 1999 | by emmSee all my reviews

If you remember that old TOM & JERRY cartoon about a baby who crawls out of home and onto the skyscraper, then chances are you know what to expect in BABY'S DAY OUT. After all, somebody finally had a way to translate a familiar and risky situation to the big screen, which is fine and dandy, tried and true. However, it duplicates itself as a hybrid of HOME ALONE all the way, as we've gotten used to booby traps, pitfalls, and other obstacles before. For a comedy, the cartoonish acting fits well for a movie that makes complete idiots suck on a patsy. The tiny toddler provides us a good time with his sense of wit and bravery in outsmarting the crooks and on his long journey back home. Not as bad as some people believed, but a lot of what's going on here is way too predictable. It's amazing why this one bombed the box office!


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