A successful asset manager, who has just received a huge promotion, is blissfully happy in his career and in his marriage. But when a temp worker starts stalking him, all the things he's worked so hard for are placed in jeopardy.
John and Laura Taylor (Morris Chestnut and Regina Hall) are a young, professional couple who desperately want a baby. After exhausting all other options, they finally hire Anna (Jaz Sinclair), the perfect woman to be their surrogate - but as she gets further along in her pregnancy, so too does her psychotic and dangerous fixation on the husband. The couple becomes caught up in Anna's deadly game and must fight to regain control of their future before it's too late.Written by
Did you know that you have their only embryo?
It's... a baby now.
They don't have it! In the eyes of the law, since it's inside of you, it belongs to us. We can decide to keep it for ourselves any time we want.
But... I-I thought...
Don't think. I think, baby. I'm the brains on this. You're just the uterus.
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Le Front Caché Sur Tes Genoux
Written by Cecile McLorin Salvant (as Cécile McLorin Salvant) and Ida Faubert
Performed by Cecile McLorin Salvant (as Cécile McLorin Salvant)
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When the Bough Breaks: Pretty paint by numbers stuff
Morris Chestnut and Regina Hall star in this modern day Fatal Attraction-esque movie about a couple unable to have kids who welcome a surrogate into their home.
But of course this is Hollywood so nothing goes quite to plan and before you can say damn skippy, the soon to be mom becomes enamoured with the husband.
See that wouldn't be so bad if it weren't for the fact she's a complete psychotic, but how do you combat such a person when they're carrying your child?
We've seen this before, near enough this entire film to be honest but here it's done competently enough.
Morris Chestnut tends to always play the same brooding character (And does here) and Regina Hall is someone I cannot take seriously anymore after her zany stint in the Scary Movie franchise! I expect her to break out into some stereotypical satirical crazy expletive filled rant and find myself almost dissapointed that she doesn't.
When the Bough Breaks lacks in originality but does have its moments, sadly not enough to raise the bar above distinctly average.
Has a couple of interesting moments
Seen it all before
Things I Learnt From This Movie:
When a girl hits on you keep it a secret from your wife, what could possibly go wrong?
Moral of the story, don't have kids.
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