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The Boss Baby (2017)

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A suit-wearing, briefcase-carrying baby pairs up with his 7-year old brother to stop the dastardly plot of the CEO of Puppy Co.

Director:

Tom McGrath

Writers:

Michael McCullers, Marla Frazee (based on the book by)
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 21 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alec Baldwin ... Boss Baby (voice)
Steve Buscemi ... Francis Francis (voice)
Jimmy Kimmel ... Dad (voice)
Lisa Kudrow ... Mom (voice)
Tobey Maguire ... Adult Tim / Narrator (voice)
Miles Bakshi ... Tim (voice)
James McGrath ... Wizzie / Elvis Impersonator (voice)
Conrad Vernon ... Eugene (voice)
ViviAnn Yee ... Staci (voice) (as Viviann Yee)
Eric Bell Jr. ... Triplets (voice)
David Soren ... Jimbo (voice)
Edie Mirman ... Big Boss Baby (voice)
James Ryan James Ryan ... Story Bear (voice)
Walt Dohrn ... Photographer (voice)
Jules Winter Jules Winter ... Crying Boy / Little Boy / Boy (voice)
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Storyline

Seven-year-old Tim Templeton has always had an overactive imagination--and for the past seven years--life has been all peaches for him, getting all the love and affection from his caring parents. However, after the arrival of Boss Baby, an unexpected new brother dressed in a black suit complete with a tie and a briefcase, Tim won't be the centre of attention anymore, as the powerful sibling takes over the whole house, robbing him of all care, little by little. But, soon, Tim and the new Boss in a diaper will need to put differences aside and join forces, as a sneaky scheme involving the head of Puppy Co. threatens to tilt the balance of power towards their insidiously adorable furry antagonists, not to mention that the next Pet Convention is only in two days. Brothers, hurry up. Written by Nick Riganas

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Ruthless and Toothless! See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild rude humor | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

DreamWorks Page | Official Facebook | See more »

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

31 March 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Boss Baby See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$125,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$50,198,902, 2 April 2017

Gross USA:

$175,003,033

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$527,965,936
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Company Credits

Production Co:

DreamWorks Animation See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The only time Tim's mom is shown pregnant is in the beginning right before his dad asks if he wants a baby brother. Before that she was not shown as pregnant. See more »

Goofs

When Boss Baby drops some money near the beginning of the movie onto Tim, it falls when he stands up. Later the money is completely gone. See more »

Quotes

[after the end credits; the alarm clock goes off]
Wizzie: Wake up, little halflings. It's time to leave. Go and live your peasant lives.
[the background music goes higher]
Wizzie: [flailing his arms up and down] Be gone with you!
[fade to black]
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Crazy Credits

Part of the closing credits is a 2-D animation montage of Tim and Ted playing. At the end of the montage, there is a scene where Tim asks for a few more minutes of play before bedtime. See more »

Alternate Versions

The FX print begins with the 2013 Universal Pictures logo plastered over the 2010 20th Century Fox logo. See more »

Connections

Referenced in AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: The Puppet Master (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Ladies Night
Written by Robert Kool Bell (as Robert Bell), Ronald Bell, George Funky Brown (as George Brown), Meekaaeel Muhammed (as Meekaaeel Muhammad), Claydes Smith, J.T. Taylor (as James Taylor), Dennis D.T. Thomas (as Dennis Thomas) and Earl Toon (as Earl Toon, Jr.)
Performed by Kool & The Gang
Courtesy of Island Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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beyond my expectation
2 April 2017 | by dongchenxiSee all my reviews

This movie is much better than its score shown in film website,it deserves higher score. i decided to watch this movie in cinema since i saw its trailer online,it is quite cute and attracting trailer.But when i search it in IMDb, i found it is only 5.8? That 5.8 stop my step into cinema,and i start to find alternative movie to watch, and i found "ghost in the shell", and i watched its trailer, a bit embarrassing and awkward,and i can strongly feel that the movie lost the main spirit of the original animation,but i saw it has nearly 7 point in IMDb. So, i decided to ignore the score and go for the boss baby, and i am quite enjoy the boss baby,family, love,humor...i quite like it.


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