Look Who's Talking Reviews

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Kelly Kessler
Common Sense Media
January 2, 2011
Enjoyable first film in the "talking baby" genre.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5

TV Guide's Movie Guide
September 18, 2009
With his sarcastic delivery, Willis has the ideal voice for the part. Alley and Travolta are affable enough, but the story itself is ordinary and merely passes time.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4

Film4
September 18, 2009
Hollywood movie-making at its most contrived and shallow.
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Variety Staff
Variety
March 26, 2009
Like a standup comic pouring 'flopsweat', this ill-conceived comedy about an infant whose thoughts are given voice by actor Bruce Willis palpitates with desperation.
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Geoff Andrew
Time Out
June 24, 2006
Heckerling directs this dippy but delightful film with a light, zany touch and a reasonably low yuck-factor (dribbles notwithstanding).
Clint Morris
Moviehole
May 12, 2005
A stale idea that actually works, largely due to the capable cast
| Original Score: 3/5
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
April 18, 2005
surprisingly funny
| Original Score: 3/5
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
February 3, 2005
Better than its sequels -- that's not saying much.
| Original Score: 2/5
Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan
October 19, 2004
Grating but surprisingly popular
| Original Score: 2/5
Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum
December 27, 2003
It's a gimmick, but it works.
| Original Score: 3/5
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Vincent Canby
New York Times
May 20, 2003
Cute is the operative word for the movie, which stars some good actors doing material that is not super.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Widgett Walls
Needcoffee.com
October 21, 2002
A cute movie that heralded the return of Travolta and unfortunately also spawned a franchise that would not die.
| Original Score: 3/5
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star
August 2, 2002
Travolta merges into middle age in this surprisingly winning family comedy.
| Original Score: 4/5
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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
May 12, 2001
This flabby comedy ... deserves only one thing: to fall on its fat one.
Chris Hicks
Deseret News, Salt Lake City
January 1, 2000
The audience around me found it funnier than I did; for me, Look Who's Talking is a one-joke movie that wears out its welcome rather quickly.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Hal Hinson
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
This is a great idea for a sketch, not a feature, and if Heckerling had resisted padding it out, it might have made a brilliant short. A comedy can ride only so far on high concept. It has to deliver the jokes, and this one doesn't.
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Roger Piantadosi
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
Travolta, you should know, has a dance scene. But it's not what you think.
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
This fairly unlikely idea for a movie turns into a warm and lovable comedy, although I still don't think it needed the voiceovers from the baby.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily
September 16, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Michael Szymanski
Zap2it.com
June 1, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
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