Baby Mama Synopsis
A career woman (Tina Fey) hires a surrogate mother (Amy Poehler) to have her baby.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Best when skewering New Age entrepreneurs for what might be called Compassionate Capitalism. Steve Martin is sublime as Kate's boss, Barry,...
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TV Guide

By Ken Fox
Even though Kinnear is meant to be obvious love interest, it's the relationship between Kate and Angie that becomes the film's central...
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Charlotte Observer

By Lawrence Toppman
It's the chemistry between the stars that makes the film stand out in a drab spring.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Although the big picture itself gets mushy, the small moments, especially involving Fey, are sharp.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Though the competition hasn't exactly been stiff, Fey and Poehler may well be the best female comedy duo since Lucy and Ethel.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
In this era of Apatow and Ferrell and Rogen and Wilson, of men monopolizing movie comedy, Baby Mama feels absurdly momentous, and even...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
Baby Boom serves up plenty of smart, knowing laughs early on, but by the time it hits the third act (or would that be trimester?), it barely...
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
In a pleasing contrast to Fey's sharpness, Poehler keeps her performance unpredictable and fuzzy. In this just-add-water comedy, a very...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
You could blast for it, and you still won't find 30 uninterrupted seconds of truth in Baby Mama. The characters are lies. Their emotional...
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
The show is redeemed by its co-stars, up to a point. They struggle womanfully, and sometimes successfully, to find truth in the script's...
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Baby Mama

By jiggaj5
Oo-oooo. Loved the ending....


I just saw the free press screening of this DELIGHTFUL comedy. BABY MAMA is a nice unpretentious exercise in culture-clash starring the charming endearing Tina Fey and hilarious Amy Poehler with a...

Baby Mama

By grams7
Loved the movie. My husband thought it was just okay, but he did laugh a couple of times. I think Tina Fey is a great talent. The other actors did a fine job too. I'd recommend it....

So funny, it should be illegal

By shanfawn16
From the opening sequence until the final credit, I laughed my butt off! I will never look at Pam Cooking Spray, Olive Oil, chocolate, or motherhood the same way again! Tina Fey was perfect and Amy...

Baby Mama - Hilarious

By tammyannhung
Loved Tina Fey's quirky take on joining the baby craze. From the first 5 minutes we were laughing our heads off. If you like SNL and 30 Rock, you will enjoy this film....

i showed her fat ***up

By robsmitho1
i showed kates fat ***up...

Good... but predictable.

By hcbyrd
I liked it a lot... but it was very predictable. My husband liked it too and usually he hates movies like this. I would definitely recommend see this....

Unexpectedly sweet.

By antics
I went in expecting the same jokes from the previews and not much of a heart-felt storyline. It surprised me when I started feeling for the characters in their situation. The jokes aren't...

Even Better than expected...

By jburkezz
I was expecting this movie to be funny and charming. It was actually much better than I though it would be. I recommend it....

Pretty funny...

By EddiesGirl315
Amy Poehler was hilarious! She made the movie for me. If she wasn't in it, I probably wouldn't have liked it so much. The movie had more heart than I thought it would, so that was a plus. You really...

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Rated PG-13 | For crude and sexual humor, language and a drug reference
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says SNL gals deliver hilarious comedy for teens+.
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