Three Men and a Baby (3 Men and a Baby) (1987)



Critic Consensus: The American remake of the popular French comedy mostly works a charm under the combined talents of the three leads, who play nicely against type -- although forced plot elements and sentimentality at times dampen the fun.

Movie Info

Three Men and a Baby is an Americanized remake of the 1985 French comedy hit Three Men and a Cradle. Tom Selleck, Ted Danson and Steve Guttenberg play three upwardly mobile New York bachelors who share an apartment. Their even-keel lifestyle is thrown out of whack when a young woman leaves a baby on their doorstep, suspecting that film director Danson is the father. The balance of the film is devoted to milking as much humor as possible out of the situation of three urbane young men trying to … More

Rating: PG
Genre: Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: James Cruikshank, James Orr, Jim Cruickshank, Coline Serreau
In Theaters:
On DVD: Apr 2, 2002


as Peter Mitchell

as Jack Holden

as Michael Kellam

as Jack's Mother

as Rebecca

as Det. Melkowitz

as Jan Clopatz

as Woman at Gift Shop

as Dramatic Actress

as Handsome Man at Part...

as Man at Party

as Telephone Installer

as Grocery Store Clerk

as Mrs. Hathaway

as Cab Driver

as Security Guard

as Gate Attendant

as Gift Shop Clerk

as Mounted Policeman

as Paul Milner

as Swimming Instructor

as One of Jack's Girls

as Detective

as Detective

as Swimming Instructor
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Critic Reviews for Three Men and a Baby (3 Men and a Baby)

All Critics (35) | Top Critics (10)

The film works well despite its predictability, perhaps because of it.

Full Review… | April 16, 2014
Chicago Tribune
Top Critic

It has the likability of the first movie. The people who made it have carried over much of the original's weightless, sweet-tempered flavor.

Full Review… | April 16, 2014
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic

As a sometime actor, Nimoy understands how to get good performances from the members of his cast.

Full Review… | April 16, 2014
Orlando Sentinel
Top Critic

It would be a better movie if everyone involved had concentrated on making the behavior of the three heroes more believable.

Full Review… | April 16, 2014
Philadelphia Inquirer
Top Critic

Film is a good showcase for the comic abilities of this threesome, all of whom seem to have their one-liner timing down pat.

Full Review… | May 23, 2011
Top Critic

It is shamelessly sentimental, and could well send the hardboiled home to kick the cat.

Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for Three Men and a Baby (3 Men and a Baby)


Some forced elements to give a action form to the remake together with an unnecessary silliness, Leonard Nimoy's comedy have a likable stars, sweet and interesting scenes.

Lucas Martins
Lucas Martins

Super Reviewer

A silly movie, a little stupid at times, but it's got a good cast and it's pretty funny most of the time too. Overall, it's okay.

Aj V

Super Reviewer


A warm gentle comedy about three bachelors trying to raise a baby - a situation that naturally promises a lot of funny scenarios.
A timeless classic.

Sajin P A

Super Reviewer

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