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Baby Boom

Baby Boom

Diane Keaton
Director: Charles Shyer Cast: Diane Keaton
Diane Keaton
, Harold Ramis
Harold Ramis
, Sam Wanamaker
Sam Wanamaker
Charles Shyer

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Overview

Management consultant Diane Keaton has no time in her life for anything except her high-profile job. All this changes when she inherits a 14-month-old infant from a pair of recently deceased-and very distant-relatives. Intending to put the child up for adoption, she discovers that she has grown fond of the kid and has begun to thrive on the responsibilities of motherhood. All of this, of course, jeopardizes Keaton's love life and professional standing, but all turns out well when the baby inadvertently leads to a whole new moneymaking agenda for our heroine. Capraesque in concept, Baby Boom avoids phony sentiment and obvious humor, emerging as one of the singular comic delights of the late 1980s. On great bit has Keaton "celebrating" a major business coup by surreptiously performing an under-the-table jig (a bit of business that dates back to the 1924 Reginald Denny comedy Skinner's Dress Suit). Baby Boom was spun off into a TV sitcom in 1989, with Kate Jackson filling Diane Keaton's designer shoes.


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Product Details

Release Date: 11/30/2021
UPC: 0850035985038
Original Release: 1987
Rating: PG
Source: Sandpiper Pictures
Sales rank: 5,381

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Diane Keaton J.C. Wiatt, Management Consultant
Harold Ramis Stven Buchner, Investment Benker
Sam Wanamaker Fritz Curtis
James Spader Ken Arrenberg
Pat Hingle Hughes Larrabee
Sam Shepard Dr. Jeff Copper, Veterinarian
Britt Leach Vern Boone
Kristy Kennedy Elizabeth Wiatt
Michelle Kennedy Elizabeth Wiatt
Linda Ellerbee Narrator
Kim Sebastian Robin
Mary Gross Charlene, The Receptionist
Patricia Estrin Secretary
Elizabeth Bennett Mrs. Atwood
Peter Elbing Maitre d'
Shera Danese Cloak Room Attendant
Dorothy Hall Restaurant Guest
Jack Hall Restaurant Guest
Annie Shyer Young Girl at Dance
Beverly Todd Ann Bowen
Angel David Stockboy
Nicholas Cascone Delivery Boy
William Frankfather Merle White
Annie O'Donnell Wilma White
George Petrie Everett Sloane
Annie Golden Nanny
Jennifer Balgobin Nanny
Victoria Jackson Eve, The Nanny
Marianne Doherty Food Chain Secretary
John C. Cooke Dwayne
Carol Gillies Helga
Dori Brenner Park Mom
Jane Elliot Park Mom
Ben Diskin Ben
Paxton Whitehead "Center" Instructor
Constance Forslund Receptionist
John Philbin Oldtimer
Hansford Rowe Sam Tutts
Billy Beck Roofer
Katherine Borowitz Yuppie Wife
Robin Bartlett Yuppie Wife
Chris Noth Yuppie Husband
Lisa Fuller Stacy
Mary Peters Postmaster
Annie Meyers-Shyer Little Girl in Vermont

Technical Credits
Charles Shyer Director,Screenwriter
Michele Ader Production Manager
Burt Bacharach Songwriter
Susan Becker Costumes/Costume Designer
Bruce A. Block Associate Producer
Bill Conti Score Composer,Songwriter
Pam Dixon Casting
Lisa Fischer Set Decoration/Design
William A. Fraker Cinematographer
Jeffrey Howard Production Designer
Lynzee Klingman Editor
John T. Kretchmer Asst. Director
Nancy Meyers Producer,Screenwriter
Beala Neel Art Director
Carole Bayer Sager Songwriter

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