PG | | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The life of super-yuppie J.C. is thrown into turmoil when she inherits a baby from a distant relative.
Writer-producer Nancy Meyers once said of this film: "Our movie is about someone who never planned on motherhood. The comedy comes from J.C.'s ineptness to deal with this surprise. Ten years ago [c. 1977], Baby Boom (1987) would have probably starred a man, because not until ... ...
Doctor Jeff Cooper:
You know... you kind of remind me of a bull terrier of some kind.
J.C. Wiatt: Yeah, I bet you say that to all the girls.
The film takes place roughly over a year, but Elizabeth barely ages from the beginning to the end of the film.
$1,357,413 (USA) (12 October 1987)
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