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R| 1 hr. 30 min.

Plot Summary
Seventeen-year-old Shirley (Katherine Waterston) is a good student who works as a babysitter in order to make money for college. One night Michael (John Leguizamo), a father Shirley works for, confesses he's unhappy with married life. Shirley has a crush on Michael, and seizes this moment to kiss him. Michael is so happy he presents Shirley with a big tip, which gives her an idea. Shirley plans to make extra money by setting up her teenage friends with other unhappy fathers.

Cast: John Leguizamo , Katherine Waterston , Cynthia Nixon ,

Director: David Ross

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Peace Arch Entertainment Group Inc.

The Babysitters (2007)

Release Date: May 9th, 2008|1 hr. 30 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 2 )
  • 40
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    It reads like a Cinemax special event, and as good as Leguizamo and Waterston are, the skeevy, fantasy-fulfillment plot that drives David Ross' movie is uncomfortably risky business. show more

  • 50
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    Attempting to be this generation's "Risky Business," The Babysitters is the sort of ribald morality tale that manages to feel sleazy and decorous at the same time. show more

  • 75
    The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    If Leguizamo imports a hint of pathos into his performance, Waterston adds a dollop of menace to hers, delivering another of Ross's attacks on what separates girls from men. In this world, women are their own worst enemy. show more

  • January 02, 2009 LakersFan9n9
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    all i know is that when im a wife/mother, i'm hiring the ugliest most awkward teenager on the block as my babysitter.

  • June 02, 2008 godboy7
    Report This User

    whack...

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