• Baby Mama (2008)

Baby Mama

Release Date: April 25th, 2008

DVD Release Date: September 9th, 2008

PG-13 |1 hr 39 min

Plot Summary

When single executive Kate Holbrook (Tina Fey) decides the time is right to finally have a baby, she hires a working-class woman (Amy Poehler) from South Philadelphia to act as her surrogate mother. However, Kate's careful planning goes out the window when the woman shows up on her doorstep needing a place to live. A comic battle of wills breaks out between the pair as they prepare for the blessed event and try not to kill one another in the process.

Cast: Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Greg Kinnear, Dax Shepard, Romany Malco, Sigourney Weaver, Steve Martin, Maura Tierney

Director: Michael McCullers

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Michaels/Goldwyn

Distributors: Universal Pictures

Keywords: Engaging , Quest , 2000s , Hilarious , House , Transformation ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Carrie RickeyPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Best when skewering New Age entrepreneurs for what might be called Compassionate Capitalism. Steve Martin is sublime as Kate's boss, Barry, purveyor of organic food and Zen koans. show more

  • 60
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    Baby Boom serves up plenty of smart, knowing laughs early on, but by the time it hits the third act (or would that be trimester?), it barely crawls to the finish line. show more

  • 50
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    The show is redeemed by its co-stars, up to a point. They struggle womanfully, and sometimes successfully, to find truth in the script's silly symphony of false notes. show more

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