The Babysitters Synopsis
A teenager (Katherine Waterston) hires out pretty classmates to attend to clients' sexual needs.
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

If Leguizamo imports a hint of pathos into his performance, Waterston adds a dollop of menace to hers, delivering another of Ross's attacks...
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63

TV Guide

By Ken Fox
There's no getting around the fact that Ross's whole cynical premise is based on the lurid male assumption that nubile, college-bound teens...
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60

Los Angeles Times

The film remains engaging in no small part because of the beguiling and enigmatic performance of Waterston, daughter of "Law & Order" star...
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50

Variety

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It ultimately fails to deliver on the audacity of its premise. Neither truly original nor a guilty-pleasure genre spin, the picture lacks a...
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Attempting to be this generation's "Risky Business," The Babysitters is the sort of ribald morality tale that manages to feel sleazy and...
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40

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
It reads like a Cinemax special event, and as good as Leguizamo and Waterston are, the skeevy, fantasy-fulfillment plot that drives David...
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33

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
The premise is out of '70s porn, and so is the overbroad satire and almost total lack of conviction.
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30

Village Voice

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Ultimately, the film's view of female self-loathing and girl-on-girl exploitation is woefully reductive and painful.
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30

The New York Times

By Stephen Holden
Shirley’s instant metamorphosis from insecure high school student to ruthless madam is ludicrous in spite of the best efforts of the...
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25

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
I'd call it a depressing soft-core porn flick, but that overstates its titillation factor. Mainly it's just icky.
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By Miles1097
Just kidding don't see this...

ITS HORRIBLE

By alexa523
I know people worked hard on this film. I know maybe that there is someone in this world weird enough to like this movie. But to me, this movie sucks. It's a pile of rotten trash....

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Rated R | For for disturbing strong sexual content, language and some drug use--involving teens