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Baby Boy (2001)

R   |    |  Crime, Drama, Romance


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This is the story of Jody, an unemployed young black man, who's been living with his mother for several years, even though he's got a child of his own. Romantically, he's having ... See full summary »

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  • Taraji P. Henson and Tyrese Gibson in Baby Boy (2001)

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Did You Know?

Trivia

At the time of filming, Tyrese Gibson (23 years old) was nearly a decade younger than his leading lady Taraji P. Henson who was 31, making an eight year age difference between the two of them.


Quotes

Jody: There's this psychiatrist, a lady named Frances Chris Walson. She has a theory about the black man in America. She says because of the system of racism in this country, the black man is meant to think of himself as a baby. A not yet fully formed ...


Goofs

When Jody is holding his model early in the film , the close-ups show the model as having wheels and seats, but in the wider shots they are missing.


Crazy Credits

From L.A. South Central Cinema, dealing a new hand. The new deal has struck again.


Alternate Versions

DVD features deleted scenes from the movie, plus bloopers and outtakes:

  • Love In The Afternoon: Jody and Peanut have sex.
  • A scene where Jody and Sweetpea slap box.
  • Jody and Yvette watch a lion documentary then he puts her to bed.
  • Jody and Yvette have a picinc in the park, he takes Jo-Jo to swing and checks out ladies
  • Juanita and Jody talk about the mantra
  • Back Then-Juanita and Melvin have a talk that leads to sex.
  • The Card Game: Melvin and his boys paly cards
  • Phone Calls: Yvette talks on the phone with Sharika and Rodney.
  • Don't Go There: Jody sells clothes to women and Yvette tells him no sex with coworkers.
  • That's What I Know: Juanita and Jody talk about Ray-Ray
  • The Break In: SweetPea and Do-Dirty break into a couples house.
  • Adam's Rib: Jody beats up Peanuts new man,Jody and Peanut break up the cops arrive and Melvin talks to Jody about Adam's rib.
  • Cold Bumper: Sweetpea and Jody talk to Kim.
  • Say Dip: Jody and Jo Jo play with a toy car and Tonio arrives in a real car.


Soundtracks

Just a Baby Boy
Written by
Battlecat, Tyrese Gibson, Snoop Dogg (as Calvin Broadus) and Olan Thompson
Produced by Battlecat
Performed by Snoop Dogg featuring Tyrese Gibson and Mr. Tan
Snoop Dogg appears courtesy of Priority Records
Tyrese appears courtesy of The RCA Records Label, a Unit of BMG Entertainment

Storyline

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Genres

Crime | Drama | Romance | Thriller

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