The Boss Baby

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The Boss Baby
A young boy’s life is turned upside down when his parents bring home his new baby brother. But this is a baby like no other. He wears a suit, and speaks with wit and the voice of authority. As the baby starts taking over the family, his older brother is determined to get to the bottom of the story. This film is releasing in 2D and 3D. This is the 2D version.

101 minutes.
Parental Guidance.
Animated, Comedy, Family.

Showtimes

Sorry I can’t afford to keep you...
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Credits

Cast
Voices of Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi, Jimmy Kimmel, Lisa Kudrow, Tobey Maguire, Miles Christopher Bakshi, James McGrath
Director
Tom McGrath
ScreenplayMichael McCullers, from the book by Marla Frazee
MusicSteve Mazzaro, Hans Zimmer
EditingJames Ryan
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, Dolby Atmos, Auro 11.1
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2017
Produced byDreamWorks Animation

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreAnimated
LanguageNone
NudityLow-impact, infrequent, justified by context.
SexNone
ViolenceFrequent, unrealistic, justified by context.
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
Comments
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USA MPAA rating

PG: Parental Guidance SuggestedRated PG for some mild rude humor
Runtime97
USA version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.


CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
6 +
Positive messages
3
Positive role models
2
Violence
3
Sex
1
Language
2
Consumerism
1
Drinking, drugs, smoking
2

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Micheal Rechtshaffen quote icon'Boss Baby' Baldwin steals inspired animated show.
15
Die Burger
Karla Janse van Vuuren quote iconDie baba met 'n missie...
10
Cape Times
Pat Padua quote iconBossy baby strikes balance between humour, sentiment.
10
Metacritic.com
32 critics
10
Rottentomatoes critics
113 critics
11
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconThe Boss Baby’s talented cast, glimmers of wit, and flashes of visual inventiveness can’t make up for a thin premise and a disappointing willingness to settle for doody jokes.
5
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote iconhttps://mrqe_histograms.s3.amazonaws.com/detailed-graph-192525.jpg?score=57
11
CommonSenseMedia
Staff evaluation quote iconAnimated comedy about sibling rivalry has peril, body humor.
10

What the People say

Metacritic.com users
30 users
10
Rottentomatoes users
12405 users
13
Internet
889 Netizens
11

Average .. 53%

11

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