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Based on 11 Reviews
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  • 50
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    There are some light chuckles to be had, but considering its promising parentage, this is surprisingly soft stuff. show more

  • 12
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    This would be a stultifyingly incestuous affair even if all the jokes about fertilization weren't so tiresomely lame and predictable. show more

  • 60
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    Atkinson's painfully unfunny turn as an insensitive gynecologist is eclipsed by Hollander's scathingly funny portrayal of belligerent auteur Proclaimer, whose wears his pretenses with such scabby aplomb that they achieve high style. show more

  • 40
    Kevin Maynard Mr. Showbiz

    This one's all labor pains, and, in the end, nothing gets delivered. show more

  • 80
    Gregory Weinkauf New Times (L.A.)

    Maybe Baby is Elton's stab at romantic comedy, and it's a strong feature debut, spiffy, quick-witted and more than a little shocking in its unflinching acknowledgement of English people having sex. show more

  • 70
    Chuck Wilson L.A. Weekly

    A film we hereby proclaim the finest fertility comedy ever made, in the faint hope that another will not be attempted. show more

  • 70
    Stephen Holden The New York Times

    A juggling act between high soap opera and low comedy, Maybe Baby manages to keep its pins in the air until very near the end. show more

  • 60
    Stephanie Zacharek

    Sabotages itself by trying too hard. The worst of it is that Maybe Baby feels very much like an Englishman's attempt to make a Nora Ephron movie, all warm and squishy in a decidedly American way. show more

  • 40
    Jan Stuart Los Angeles Times

    This new romantic comedy from the U.K. lands on an emotional gold mine only to spin it into synthetic straw. show more

  • 30
    Ed Park Village Voice

    Proves infertile in more ways than one. show more

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