The Baby-Sitters Club
The Baby-Sitters Club (1995)

It is a pivotal moment in the lives of The Baby-sitters Club--seven very special girls growing up in Stoneybrook, Connecticut. With most of the girls turning 13 and the summer upon them, they hope to devise a brilliant plan to make some… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: August 18, 1995
DVD Release Date: September 16, 2003
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Critic Score: 64% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Caryn James
New York Times

The Baby-Sitters Club is like an average installment of the series, aimed at girls who can't get enough of their fictional friends in any form.

Mike Clark
USA Today

Were there not 125 million of Ann M. Martin's Club books currently in print, this cinematically destitute movie might have gone directly to video.

Heather Boerner
Common Sense Media

A girlfriends story with a great message.

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

A beautiful film that possesses the power to enchant all ages.

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Hal Hinson
Washington Post

A colorful, buoyant, loving tribute to the notion of girlfriends forever.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Salutes the virtues of friendship.

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Edward Guthmann
San Francisco Chronicle

85 minutes doesn't provide an adequate format for developing seven distinct characters.

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James Berardinelli

Fans and would-be fans of Ann M. Martin's books may be enthralled, but, for the rest of us, The Baby-Sitters Club is something of an endurance contest.

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Hollis Chacona
Austin Chronicle

The Baby-Sitters Club has a youthful buoyancy and whimsical rhythm that catches even the most jaundiced (i.e., 16-year-old) viewers up in its play of light and energy.

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Alice Shen
Having religiously read the book series but not having seen the original television show, I thought this VHS goodie was the funnest thing EVAR: with the… More
Sarah Prisbylla
Of course it's a cheesy kid movie, however, I was obsessed with the book series as a child. I also watched the Disney channel TV series, so when the movie… More
Jennifer Xu
Giiirl, I do not even care how many people know how much I love this movie. Although the so-called "serious" problem Kristy had with her spineless dad… More
Conner Rainwater
This is exactly what you'd expect it to be, so I wouldn't feel justified in bashing it. It's just a bunch of really good babysitter friends that… More