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Baby Mama

Thirty-seven-year-old Kate (Tina Fey) knows her biological clock is ticking. Yet, despite her single status, the successful career woman is determined to have a baby. Unfortunately, the only way she finds to achieve her goal is hiring a surrogate mom -- and nine months with Angie (Amy Poehler) proves to be more labor than the worst old wives' tales of pregnancy and childbirth. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: C
Violence: A-
Sexual Content: C
Language: C-
Drugs/Alcohol: C+
Run Time: 99
Theater Release: 24 Apr 2008
Video Release: 08 Sep 2008
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Why Is Baby Mama Rated PG-13?


Anyone with children knows that pregnancy, as difficult as it can be, is often the easiest part of parenting. Yet the focus in this film is all about the act of getting pregnant. Sexual relations, on first dates and in casual relationships, are portrayed and discussed without a thought for the children or responsibility for them that may result. Rebound sex is also portrayed as a way to get even with an ex-girlfriend. Crude terms for anatomy and other sexual jokes are included in the dialogue along with bathroom humor, numerous profanities and one modified use of a strong sexual expletive. Women, wearing provocative clothing, get drunk at a nightclub—one of these women is pregnant. The discussion of cigarette use and a drug reference are included as well.

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