Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 10113

Average Rating: 2.3/4

# of Ratings: 114

Theatrical Release Date: 06/07/1991

Language: English

Genre: Comedy

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Director: Stephen Herek

Actors: Christina Applegate, Joanna Cassidy, John Getz, Josh Charles, Keith Coogan, Concetta Tomei

Plot: A single mother leaves her five children in care of an elderly, vicious babysitter. The five are horrified, until she dies of a heart attack the first night. They take care of the body, only to realize they left all of the summer money with it. Now the eldest daughter, Sue Ellen, has to fake a resume to a fashion company in order to support the family. -- Chris Kavan

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2.5/4

sapien - wrote on 03/13/2010

I think this movie set the record for the world's longest title ever... in the world!

Rating of
4/4

frenchfreyteetor - wrote on 03/08/2008

By far this is one of my favorite movies of all time. We had this movie on VHS when I was growing up and I watched it so many times the picture was all grainy and not great to watch anymore. Luckily I found it in one of cheap bins on DVD, telling you how many other people think this is a great movie. :) I think the idea that a young girl could help run a fashion company is what made me fall in love with this movie. See this one and let me know what you think.

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2.5/4

Chris Kavan - wrote on 08/29/2007

An interesting take on the No-parents-in-site-type family film. Christina Applegate holds up pretty well, although apparently it's easier to fake a resume than I thought. Good - not great - better than a lot of recent family films.

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