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Adventures in Babysitting (1987)

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Andrew Shue Andrew Shue
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Albert Collins Albert Collins
Himself
Linda Sorensen Linda Sorensen
Mrs. Anderson
David Simkins David Simkins
Frat Boy with Playboy
Diane Robin Diane Robin
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Sandi Ross Sandi Ross
Bag Lady
Sam Moses Sam Moses
Dr. Nuhkbane


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6 years, 6 months ago at Apr 12 22:17
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Since the ratings were pretty decent and since it was Chris Columbusโ€™ directing debut, I was quite eager to check this flick. Furthermore, the title sounded pretty neat as well. Unfortunately, I thought the whole thing was rather disappointing. Indeed, in my opinion, the concept was actually really similar to โ€˜Home Aloneโ€™ which would be also directed by Columbus 3 years later and would turn ... read more

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I felt compelled to write review because the other ones I've read on here might put you off watching this. I really enjoyed this flick. It's a basic formula but done in a way that makes it pretty funny. Kids and adults alike can enjoy this just as long as you're not one for taking everything so seriously. Love the kids' performances, love Elisabeth Shue, it gives me people to root for and a littl... read more
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Chris Parker agrees to babysit after her "dread" date stands her up. Expecting a dull evening, Chris settles down with three kids for a night of TV... and boredom. But when her frantic friend Brenda calls and pleads to be rescued from the bus station in downtown Chicago, the evening soon explodes into an endless whirl of hair-raising adventures! Babysitter and kids leave their safe suburban surroundings and head for the heart of the big city, never imagining how terrifyingly funny their expedition will become!
Release date: 3 July 1987
UPC: 717951003300
Tags: Comedy (17), Adventure (12), 1980s (7), 1987 (6), Teen (6), Babysitter (5), Family (5), Action (4), Thriller (4), Thor (3), Chase (3), Drama (3), Crime (2), Party (2), Chicago Illinois (1), Cult Comedy (1), Suburbia (1), Skyscraper (1), Restaurant (1), Tow Truck (1)
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“I felt compelled to write review because the other ones I've read on here might put you off watching this. I really enjoyed this flick. It's a basic formula but done in a way that makes it pretty funny. Kids and adults alike can enjoy this just as long as you're not one for taking everything so seriously. Love the kids' performances, love Elisabeth Shue, it gives me people to root for and a little adventure to follow. Nice film to watch when chilling on a Sunday.l

My only caution is that for kids, there's a bit of foul language but hey, it was the 80s.

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