Noah is not your typical entertain-the-kids-no-matter-how-boring-it-is kind of sitter. He's reluctant to take a sitting gig; he'd rather, well, be doing anything else, especially if it involves slacking. When Noah is watching the neighbor's kid he gets a booty call from his girlfriend in the city. To hook up with her, Noah takes to the streets, but his urban adventure spins out of control as he finds himself on the run from a maniacal drug lord.Written by
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A promotional poster includes the personal phone number of Jonah Hill. It is listed as (917) 409-7838. Hill has set an automatic message or will speak to the caller either in character or as himself. See more »
When Rodgrigo pushes the glass container off the table, it is almost full but when it hits the floor, it is empty. See more »
I know you're a little kid, and I know I'm not supposed to say this kind of stuff to you, but fuck you. Fuck you so much. You're a douche.
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The unrated version runs almost six minutes longer than the theatrical version. Some scenes are extended and there are numerous instances of profanity directed at and employed by the children in the sitter's charge which are missing from the theatrical version. Three additional cast, not present in the theatrical version, are noted on a screen that appears after the credit scroll: Dreama Walker as Stephanie, Ron Phippen as Guy Having Sex, and Jessica DiGiovanni as Girl Having Sex. A second screen credits two additional songs in the soundtrack. See more »
As some other reviewers have noted, what we have here is a blatant rip-off of the 1980s movie "Adventures In Babysitting". I wouldn't have minded that fact had "The Sitter" been entertaining, but it isn't for two big reasons:
(1) The characters are extremely annoying. They are foul-mouthed, mean, cruel, and downright stupid at times. I really didn't care if they would succeed in their aims or not.
(2) The movie just isn't funny. There is a mean-spiritness to most of the humor that makes it hard to take. Oh, there are a couple of one-liners that are somewhat amusing, but otherwise the humor is loud and grating.
Although "Adventures In Babysitting" wasn't a great movie, it is Oscar worthy compared to "The Sitter".
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