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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Now Singleton, too, dares to take a hard look at his community. His characters are a little older, and he is older, too, and less forgiving.
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88

USA Today

By Mike Clark
An easy movie to pick apart, but it lives, breathes and switches moods from humor to despair better than any American release this year.
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80

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Lacks the cumulative impact of "Boyz," since Singleton allows repetition and sermonizing to dull his theme about the infantilization of...
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75

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
Raunchy, provocative and often very funny.
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75

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Sometimes gets repetitive and is slightly overlong. But it's got solid performances.
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75

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Kicks off the Oedipus theme that gallops through the story.
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
What holds the movie together, however, is Gibson's broodingly responsive performance.
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
A movie that will act like a smack in the face to some audiences, while others may simply laugh in recognition.
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50

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Despite the audience pandering -- not just in its violence, but in its wall-to-wall sexual vulgarity -- there are terrific elements in Baby...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Bob Graham
It would have been enough that Singleton raise these difficult questions without trying to wrap them up, too, in the last five minutes.
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Baby boy

By mazarayh7
I like this movie...

Baby Boy Review by Porter

By professorjeremyporte
This film tells how much some men in the "hood"have to go through before really steping up to be a man. Its also packed with unintended humor....

Bryana

By bryanavalentine11
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Too bad Pac couldn't make it to play the lead

By redyeah
This movie was made for Tupac. It was supposed to start filming, before he was shot down. It's a great movie, but would have been better with Pac. He was so charismatic and fun to watch on screen....

Baby Boy Movie Review

By Spencer27057
58 out of 100 Entertaining but a unrealistic romantic thriller....