• Maybe Baby (2000)

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Release Date: August 24th, 2001

DVD Release Date: April 9th, 2002

R|1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary
Sam (Hugh Laurie) and Lucy (Joely Richardson) Bell are a married couple who seem to have it all: good looks, successful careers (as a BBC-TV commissioning editor and agent, respectively), matching motorbikes, and an enthusiastic love life. The only thing they lack is the one thing they want most - a baby. Sam and Lucy's love for each other, the most important thing they both have, will now truly be put to the test ... with surprising results.

Cast: Hugh Laurie, Joely Richardson, Adrian Lester, James Purefoy, Tom Hollander, Joanna Lumley, Rowan Atkinson, Dawn French

Director: Ben Elton

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: Pandora Cinema

Distributors: USA Films

Ratings & Reviews

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

  • 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

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

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