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Adventures in Babysitting Reviews

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
June 23, 2016
One very unique and entertaining comedy that has yet to be duplicated.
James Plath
Movie Metropolis
August 6, 2012
Like "Home Alone," "Adventures in Babysitting" is a lightweight comic adventure, but it's effective in what it sets out to do . . . and that's entertain.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Mark Pfeiffer
Reel Times: Reflections on Cinema
August 8, 2011
The light tone, classical style, and Shue as Sandra Dee stand-in are more indicative of a cinematic mindset from approximately 25 years earlier.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Steve Crum
Video-Reviewmaster.com
March 2, 2008
Seemed fun at the time, in '87, but dates badly. Still, kids might like it.
| Original Score: 3/5
Clint Morris
Film Threat
May 6, 2005
A comedy classic unlikely to ever age
| Original Score: 3/5
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com
August 7, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion
July 5, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Rebecca Murray
About.com
October 10, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat
September 4, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
August 24, 2003
Surprisingly sprightly, entertaining, sweet-natured comedy.
| Original Score: 4/5
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
April 4, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
April 3, 2003
Surprisingly sweet and funny!
| Original Score: 4/5
Widgett Walls
Needcoffee.com
December 18, 2002
Aw, c'mon, who can't like a movie that has The Mighty Thor as a major component?
| Original Score: 3/5
Luanne Brown
Chico Enterprise-Record
August 25, 2002
So much fun it might make babysitting a real career choice.
| Original Score: 5/5
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
August 13, 2002
A fluffy but extremely lovable teen fantasy that folks of a certain age will remember with great fondness.
| Original Score: 3/5
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com
July 26, 2002
"After Hours" - lite ... and it works!
| Original Score: 3.5/5
David Poland
Hot Button
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
Top Critic
Rita Kempley
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
A sweet-natured, adolescent variation on the big-city black comedy After Hours.
David Keyes
Cinemaphile.org
January 1, 2000
This is really just innocent material with a tendency to flout basic guidelines and stray from the perimeters of believability.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Mark R. Leeper
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: low +2 out of -4..+4
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