Baby Boom
Baby Boom (1987)

When a professional woman with a high-profile job "inherits" a 14-month-old baby girl from recently deceased relatives, she intends to put her up for adoption, but she discovers that she likes the kid and motherhood. So life… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: October 7, 1987
DVD Release Date: February 6, 2001
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Critic Score: 78% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Cathy Burke
United Press International

It's a ditzy comedy that also manages to make a good point about the cruel choices people are forced to make.

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Scott Weinberg

With the ever-charming Keaton in the lead, the flick turns out to be as harmlessly entertaining as it is outlandishly unrealistic.

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Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)

A wonderful performance from Diane Keaton pulls the movie through.

David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...a wholeheartedly underwhelming bit of '80s nostalgia.

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Clint Morris

Delightfully funny and honest

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Comedy starring Diane Keaton about a Yuppie who tries to have it all in life.

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Jason McKiernan

Keaton is fabulous in roles like this, where she plays the nervous, infectiously-spastic independent woman who has needs, particularly when they are written with equal parts gushy sweetness and savage wit by Nancy Meyers

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

So-so comedy with Keaton still straining to keep up with her post-Woody Allen career.

Dan Lybarger
Lawrence Journal-World

Nice performances by Keaton and Sam Shepherd almost give this anemic comedy the energy it lacks.

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Flixster Audience Score: 62% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
This is a good movie about women and the workplace, it has an excellent cast, and it's funny too. I really liked this movie, and I highly recommend it.
Arash Xak
The movie is just as awful as the poster
Candy Rose
Diane is a busy business woman who's life is turned upside down when a baby comes along. She retires to the country where she has a bottomless pit of a… More
Mason Williams
Baby Boom is a good Diane Keaton film from 1987. Diane Keaton plays a high energy business woman in NYC where men rule. One day a long distant relative leaves… More
Jennifer D
Yet another one of those childhood films. Cute, but predictable.
Cassie Hill
Adorable story about how a terribly hard working executive inherits a baby from her dead cousin's family and makes her own business of selling applesauce.… More