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The Crazysitter (1994)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 31 December 1994 (USA)
When a petty criminal escapes from jail, she lays low by posing as a babysitter for two seemingly precious children. But when she decides to sell them for a quick profit, she gets more than... See full summary »

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Michael McDonald (as Michael James McDonald)

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Michael McDonald (as Michael James McDonald)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Beverly D'Angelo ... Edie
Ed Begley Jr. ... Paul Van Arsdale
Carol Kane ... Treva Van Arsdale
Brady Bluhm ... Jason Van Arsdale
Rachel Duncan Rachel Duncan ... Bea Van Arsdale
Phil Hartman ... The Salesman
Nell Carter ... The Warden
Lisa Kudrow ... Adrian Wexler-Jones
Steve Landesberg ... Detective Bristol
Eric Allan Kramer ... Elliot
Sean Whalen ... Carl
Tim Bagley ... Mr. White
Sheila Travis Sheila Travis ... Mrs. White
Christopher Darga ... Manny
William G. Schilling ... Dr. Wiles
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Storyline

When a petty criminal escapes from jail, she lays low by posing as a babysitter for two seemingly precious children. But when she decides to sell them for a quick profit, she gets more than she bargained for. A wildy clever family comedy in the tradition of "Home Alone" and "Mrs. Doubtfire". Written by Concorde - New Horizons (with permission).

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She'll steal your heart...after she sells your kids!

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Comedy | Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for crude humor and thematic material
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 December 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Crazysitter See more »

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Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Carol Kane and Lisa Kudrow appear later in Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2016). See more »

Goofs

When Clara is leaving the house, Treva takes the paper that says "Deport me" off her back. As Clara begins to leave the house, Treva has the paper at her waist. In the next shot the paper is at her chest, and then later switches back to her waistline. See more »

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Spoofs Mary Poppins (1964) See more »

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No... please, no
21 January 2001 | by Linda Whittle-2See all my reviews

Look, this film is terrible... the "plot" involves twins who are neglected by their self-absorbed parents, and left in the care of a succession of nannies and babysitters, all of whom the children drive away by being completely obnoxious. Eventually the kids engineer ex-convict Beverly D'Angelo to be their new nanny, do you care why? And D'Angelo watches a TV talk show about selling children and decides she will try to sell the twins... and, well, oh, you don't want to know. It's all very unpleasant, and not at all funny. In fact the announcer slated this film before it came on the TV channel I was watching! Just don't bother wasting a single moment of your life on this pile of complete trash, y'hear?


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