Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead Poster

Release Date: June 7th, 1991

DVD Release Date: December 12th, 2000

PG-13|1 hr 45 min

Plot Summary
Sue Ellen Crandell (Christina Applegate) is a teenager eagerly awaiting her mother's (Concetta Tomei) summer-long absence. While the babysitter (Eda Reiss Merin) looks after her rambunctious younger siblings, Sue Ellen can party and have fun. But then the babysitter abruptly dies, leaving the Crandells short on cash. Sue Ellen finds a sweet job in fashion by lying about her age and experience on her résumé. But, while her siblings run wild, she discovers the downside of adulthood.

Cast: Christina Applegate, Joanna Cassidy, John Getz, Josh Charles, Keith Coogan, Concetta Tomei, David Duchovny, Kimmy Robertson

Director: Stephen Herek

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Outlaw Productions, Home Box Office (HBO), Mercury Productions

Keywords: Cool, Sister, 1990s, Growing up, Brother, Spirited, Office, Family