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Baby Geniuses Review

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 1.0
    6

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Overwhelming dislike
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 0

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly

    The worst movie of 1999.

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  • 38

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    Bad films are easy to make, but a film as unpleasant as Baby Geniuses' achieves a kind of grandeur.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    ReelViews James Berardinelli

    Formulated on an idiotic idea and develops a predictably lackluster motion picture from it.

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For Families provided by Common Sense Media

Iffy for 9+

A bad sitcom of a movie.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that the humor here centers around children using salty adult language, repeated groin-bashing and -- you guessed it -- diaper activities. And though this is a film that would seemingly appeal to young children, the sexual innuendo and roughhousing make it appropriate, inexplicably, only for tweens. Some kids may enjoy the diaper gags, but overall the humor is too crass and misguided to recommend to them. And even among tweens, those who feel insulted by bad TV sitcoms shouldn't risk it.

  • Families can talk about how not to behave or treat girls.

The good stuff
  • message true0

    Messages: One of the "genius" babies roughs up a homeless man and steals his clothes.

What to watch for
  • violence false3

    Violence: Karate kicks, Three Stooges-type mayhem, and gratuitous groin trauma.

  • sex false3

    Sex: Innuendo between toddlers.

  • language false3

    Language: A few mild expletives.

  • consumerism false0

    Consumerism: Not an issue

  • drugsalcoholtobacco false0

    Drinking, drugs and smoking: Not an issue

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