The Boss Baby

The Boss Baby

DVD - 2017
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It is a hilariously universal story about how a new baby's arrival impacts a family, told from the point of view of a delightfully unreliable narrator, a wildly imaginative seven-year-old named Tim. With a sly, heart-filled message about the importance of family, it is an authentic and broadly appealing original comedy for all ages.
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2017]
Characteristics: video file,DVD video
digital,optical,surround,Dolby digital 5.1 (English); Descriptive audio 5.1 (English),Dolby digital 2.0 (Spanish, French)
1 videodisc (approximately 97 min.) sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Alternative Title: Boss Baby (Motion picture)
Call Number: DVD J BOS


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mlnorris1 Jan 27, 2018

Not what I was expecting but a unique story that's both sweet and funny. I love Alec Baldwin and his dry humor is a perfect fit for this character.

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Feb 25, 2018

Clever and took a plot twist that I was not expecting. As an adult viewer, it was cute, clever and offered enough complexity to keep me interested. I enjoyed the concept of babies fighting for their 'market share'. Even better would have been a battle between the babies and cell phones!

mlnorris1 Jan 27, 2018

Not what I was expecting but a unique story that's both sweet and funny. I love Alec Baldwin and his dry humor is a perfect fit for this character.

Jan 21, 2018

Not as good as I was expecting. Fast forwarded. A good movie for kids though.

Jan 03, 2018

I'm not too sure who this movie is for.

Alec Baldwin's performance is a callback to his previous roles as managers (most notably Glengarry Glen Ross), so that's a nod adults would get, but there's plenty enough butts and snappy slapstick that would grab kids' attention. I wasn't a big fan of either.

Jan 01, 2018

Cuter and more worthwhile than I thought it would be. I find that there is a plethora of animated features that are being thrown at the audience and most of them just feel like poor excuses for a money grab. Glad that this movie was not the case.

Dec 18, 2017

NOT funny..or even cute. A waste of time!

Scythers Dec 11, 2017

It was a pretty decent movie. The animation quality was good, the characters were decent (though their feelings/loyalties kind of flip-flop too easily), and the humour was alright as in, not bad, but not great... slightly above satisfactory though. The plot was different than I expected: I thought the movie was going to be about an inexplicably intelligent baby... turns out, he's just part of a race of babies that are less ticklish than normal from the baby factory sent into a baby management position. Good to watch with the kids, not super exciting for adults though.

Dec 08, 2017

I watched this three times on the loan : to ensure I give the most sincere critique everyone should watch this for escapism. For all of those who were from a big family and those who born in the "perfect triangle" like the movie mentions; also to prepare you for having kids or going to hang out with someone's unforsaken kids. This is your film.
These most enjoyable scenes are the playdate with the "swat" theme song....wowwww, the pacifier you got to watch; and then the babies to the rescue. Funny it sure shines a light on the man child erase that image.....enjoy with your favorite comfort toy while viewing; I had a few cookies and lollipops .

Nov 16, 2017

Interesting , innovative ideas movie with a great message for children and everyone in this matter : there is enough Love for everyone and we belong to a great family. Well done animation movie.

Nov 07, 2017

The creative team at DreamWorks Animation has done it again with a thoughtful and funny film with a message that is universal, no matter of what age is sucking on the soother. It was better than i had expected, due to the trailer, as i could not get my mind around a baby in as suit etc., at least not until i saw the film.
Cleverly done with the ultimate message that "there is enough love to go around."
Recommended for young and the older children in your family. Some parts do get a little silly, but how can you say something is wrong, when it has imagination and creative license.
The bonus material have eight short 2 -3 minute pieces and one eight minute piece with the director and one other, adding their take on the out-takes! Well worth the watch and stay until the end of the credits.
Recommended for the overall message alone, but the animation and story is top notch.

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Mar 15, 2018

blue_snake_1784 thinks this title is suitable for 7 years and over

Scythers Dec 11, 2017

Scythers thinks this title is suitable for 7 years and over

Dec 05, 2017

alisha_20 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 4 and 17

Dec 04, 2017

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Nov 06, 2017

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Aug 17, 2017

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Aug 15, 2017

***Spoiler Alert***

Throughout history... people have loved babies more than anything in the world. We've always been a must-have item... number one on every wish list. Puppies were merely accessories. But all that changed when the puppies began coming out... with new designer models. Each one more adorable than the last.
Well, see this pie chart? Wow, it looks like a giant pie. It represents all the love there is in the world. ... Point is, the puppies' slice is getting bigger and bigger. They're stealing all our love!
-Just like you did to me.
Exactly. And if this keeps up... there might not be enough pie left for babies.
Imagine a puppy that never grows up. A puppy that stays a puppy forever. Once I launch my Forever Puppies to every corner of the world... they'll be so adorable... no one will ever want a baby ever, ever again.

Aug 15, 2017

Survival of the fittest. It is the law of the jungle. There is always someone trying to take away what is yours.
I'm already making progress with parents. The usual procedure: sleep deprivation, hunger strikes. They are very confused. I have them eating out of my hand. They do everything for me.
I'm seven and a half.
-Exactly! You're old. It's time to make way for the next generation. It's the way of the world. You would never ask your parents for an old toy. Everyone wants the hot, new thing.
The path to success is not a straight line, Templeton... but rather a wild ride... like a ship at sea. And you're a sea captain... taming a turbulent ocean!
Watch your stern!
- Aye! Dodge, parry, and thrust!
Sounds like a heck of a law firm!
Chicks dig babies. The people of Long Island do not know how to make an iced tea.


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