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Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead Reviews

September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: D+
July 25, 2007
Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead starts with an enjoyable, if crude, black comedy situation promised by the title, but then it turns into an incredibly dumb teenage girl's fantasy of making it in the business world.
Top Critic
February 11, 2006
This is a sassy little comedy of wit and intelligence from the director of Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure.
May 20, 2003
Miss Applegate is charming when the screenplay allows her to slow down. Working against her is the director, Stephen Herek, who pushes every gag so hard and fast that he seems to be keeping up with a laugh track only he can hear.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
May 12, 2001
Blame the smash of Home Alone for the new herd of kids-on-the-loose movies. Let's hope none are dumber than this one.
January 1, 2000
January 1, 2000
Once the babysitter dies and her body is deposited anonymously on the steps of a funeral home, the movie is free to reveal its real purpose: This is a consumerist, escapist fantasy for teenage girls.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
Don't tell the studio, but its movie's dead. And as we used to say as kids -- rest in pieces.
June 7, 1991
Full Review | Original Score: D+