The Babymakers

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The Babymakers
Directed by Jay Chandrasekhar
Produced by Richard Perello
Written by Peter Gaulke
Gerry Swallow
Starring Paul Schneider
Olivia Munn
Kevin Heffernan
Nat Faxon
Aisha Tyler
Constance Zimmer
Music by Edward Shearmur
Cinematography Frank G. DeMarco
Edited by Brad Katz
Distributed by Millennium Entertainment
Release date(s)
  • August 3, 2012 (2012-08-03)
Running time 98 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Box office $7,889[1]

The Babymakers is a 2012 comedy film directed by Jay Chandrasekhar, and starring Paul Schneider, Olivia Munn and Kevin Heffernan. Chandrasekhar and Heffernan are both members of Broken Lizard. The film received a limited release on August 3, 2012 in theaters and on video on demand services. It received a DVD and Blu-ray release September 18, 2012.

Plot[edit]

After trying everything to get his wife Audrey (Munn) pregnant, Tommy (Schneider) suspects that he may be infertile. He recruits his friends (Heffernan) to help him rob a sperm bank where he once made a donation.[2][3]

Reception[edit]

The film has received largely negative reviews. Review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes gives a score of 8% based on 49 reviews, and an average rating of 3.5/10.[4]

Roger Ebert gave the film 1 star out of 4.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Babymakers (2012)". Box Office Mojo. 2012-08-09. Retrieved 2012-11-15. 
  2. ^ Genzlinger, Neil (2 August 2012). "Rob What Kind of Bank?". The New York Times. Retrieved 3 August 2012. 
  3. ^ Coyle, Jake (2 August 2012). "Review: Half-baked ‘Babymakers’ comes up negative". The Times Herald. Retrieved 3 August 2012. 
  4. ^ "The Babymakers". Rotten Tomatoes. Flixster. Retrieved 3 August 2012. 
  5. ^ Roger Ebert. "The Babymakers (R)". Chicago Sun-Times. Retrieved 5 August 2012. 

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