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Adventures in Babysitting

40 Ratings: 2.8
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Waybefore she grabbed an Oscar nomination for her searing performance as a world-weary prostitute inLeaving Las Vegas, Elisabeth Shue was known as one of the squeaky-clean actresses of the '80s. Having made a splash inThe Karate Kidand the '60s-nostalgia … see full wiki

Director: Chris Columbus
Genre: Comedy
Release Date: July 1, 1987
MPAA Rating: PG-13
4 reviews about Adventures in Babysitting
Quick Tip by . September 14, 2010
Elizabeth Shue is reason enough to watch this film, but I also love the Thor reference!
review by . August 21, 2009
Adventures in Babysitting was a star vehicle for rising starlet Elisabeth Shue. The story follows Miss Shue as she is assigned to babysit a bunch of precocious kids. One of them is obsessed with the Marvel Comics comic book hero Thor whilst the oldest one thinks he's a man and tries to prove his "machismo" whenever the opportunity arises. The kids get into all sorts of misadventures with Elisabeth trying to keep them from getting into all sorts of trouble. Will Elisabeth be able to keep …
review by . February 17, 2006
posted in Movie Hype
Another classic 80's comedy, ADVENTURES IN BABYSITTING (aka "A Night on the Town") comes to DVD to delight old fans and new.     When highschool senior Chris Parker (Elisabeth Shue) decides to spend Saturday night babysitting the Anderson kids Sara (Maia Brewton) and Brad (Keith Coogan) as well as Brad's best friend Daryl (Anthony Rapp), no one, not least Chris, will be prepared for the wild ride ahead, when Chris' best friend Brenda (Penelope Ann Miller) phones and begs to be …
review by . December 20, 2002
posted in Movie Hype
1987 was one of the better years of my life. I was ten years old and the world was my oyster. I went to a couple of different camps that year and for the first time began to see how big the world really was. 1987 was also the year ADVENTURES IN BABYSITTING came out. The movie stars Elisabeth Shue, back when she still played good, clean, fun parts and was the directorial debut for Chris Colombus (the guy behind HOME ALONE, MRS. DOUBTFIRE, and those HARRY POTTER movies).The movie is about a babysitter …
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