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Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead(Movie, 1991)

PG-13
| 1h 45min | Genres: Comedy, Kids & Family
Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's DeadRating: 3.1/5 (with 139139 votes)
Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead is a 1991 American coming-of-age black comedy film directed by Stephen Herek and starring Christina Applegate, Joanna Cassidy, Josh Charles and David Duchovny. The plot focuses on seventeen-year-old Sue Ellen Crandell, who assumes the role as head of the house for her siblings when the elderly babysitter her mother hired suddenly dies of a heart attack. Although only a moderate success theatrically, the film later achieved a cult following on VHS and cable television. Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead was released in theaters on June 7, 1991, and grossed $25.1 million on a budget of $10 million. It received generally negative reviews from critics. ()
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About Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead

Sue Ellen Crandell is a teenager eagerly awaiting her mother's summer-long absence. While the babysitter looks after her rambunctious younger siblings, Sue Ellen can party and have fun. But then the babysitter abruptly dies, leaving the Crandells short on cash. Sue Ellen finds a sweet job in fashion by lying about her age and experience on her résumé. But, while her siblings run wild, she discovers the downside of adulthood.


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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 17 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), German (DE), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Serbian (SR), Swedish (SV), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 06/07/1991
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"No le digas a mamá que la baby sitter ha muerto"
"The Real World"
Budget: 10,000,000 USD
Revenue: 25,196,249 USD (= 252%)

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