Adventures in Babysitting


1h 40m 1987

Brief Synopsis

Chris Parker agrees to babysit after her dream date stands her up. Expecting a dull evening, Chris settles down with three kids for a night of TV and boredom. But when her frantic friend Brenda calls and pleads to be rescued from the bus station in downtown Chicago, Babysitter and kids leave their safe suburban surroundings and head for the heart of the big city. What then transpires is an evening of one hair-raising adventure after another.

Film Details

Also Known As
Adventures in Baby Sitting, Aventuras en la gran ciudad, Night on the Town, A, Nuit de folie, Una noche por la ciudad
MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Adventure
Teens
Release Date
1987
Distribution Company
Walt Disney Studios Distribution
Location
Chicago, Illinois, USA; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

Synopsis

Chris Parker agrees to babysit after her "dream" date stands her up. Expecting a dull evening, Chris settles down with three kids for a night of TV and boredom. But when her frantic friend Brenda calls and pleads to be rescued from the bus station in downtown Chicago, Babysitter and kids leave their safe suburban surroundings and head for the heart of the big city. What then transpires is an evening of one hair-raising adventure after another.

Crew

G. A. Aguilar

Stunts

Allan Angus

Stunts

Bruce Babcock

Original Music

Jeff Barry

Song

Robin Batteaux

Song

Dan Beckon

Stunts

Deirdre Bowen

Casting

Johnny Bristol

Song

Christopher S Brooks

Music Editor

Vernon Bullock

Song

David Coatsworth

Unit Production Manager

Albert Collins

Song Performer

Sam Cooke

Song Performer

Sam Cooke

Song

David Crone

Camera Operator

Frank De Vol

Song

Monica Devereaux

Choreographer

Willie Dixon

Song

Joseph T Doyle

Location Manager

Eddie Fernandez

Stunts

Anne-marie Ferney

Assistant Director

James Fierro

Stunts

Henri Fiks

Camera Operator

Dick Friedman

Adr Editor

Harvey Fuqua

Song

Kenneth Gamble

Song

Linda J Gamboney

Stunts

Judy Gellman

Costume Designer

Linda Gill

Makeup

Barry Goldberg

Song

Mike Gormley

Music Supervisor

Jennifer Granger

Stunts

David W Gray

Audio Consultant

John Greenan

Song

Ellie Greenwich

Song

Jay Gruska

Song

Todd Hallowell

Production Designer

Mark Harper

Stunts

Madeleine Henrie

Assistant Director

Michael Hernandez

Stunts

Paula Herold

Casting

Debra Hill

Producer

Janet Hirshenson

Casting

David J Hudson

Sound

Leon Huff

Song

David M Ice

Sound Editor

Mick Jagger

Song

Jane Jenkins

Casting

Roxanne Jones

Sound Editor

Fred Judkins

Sound Editor

Michael Kamen

Music

Seth Kaplan

Music Supervisor

Gregory Keen

Art Director

Robert Kraft

Song

Matthew Lammerich

Scenic Artist

Erla Lank

Wardrobe Supervisor

Keith Large

Location Manager

David Lee

Sound

Rick Lefevour

Stunts

Nina Leone

Stunts

Michael Lloyd

Matte Painter

Stacy Logan

Stunts

Tony Lucibello

Assistant Director

John Lyon

Song

Daniel Maldonado

Stunts

Dan May

Set Decorator

Tom Mccarthy

Sound Editor

Mara Mcsweeny

Production Coordinator

Mel Metcalfe

Sound

Mark Mueller

Song

Leslie Munro

Stunts

Howard Neiman

Sound Editor

Phill Norman

Main Title Design

John O'keefe

Song

Lynda Obst

Producer

David Owens

Song

Iggy Pop

Song Performer

Terry Porter

Sound

Branko Racki

Stunt Coordinator

Allison Reid

Stunts

Keith Richard

Song

Sherwood Schwartz

Song

David Simkins

Screenplay

Percy Sledge

Song Performer

Tom Southwell

Visual Effects

Phil Spector

Song

Corinne Stafford

Stunts

Edwin Starr

Song

Edwin Starr

Song Performer

Frederic Steinkamp

Editor

William Steinkamp

Editor

Barry Swatuk

Stunts

Koko Taylor

Song Performer

Neil Trifunovich

Special Effects Coordinator

Ric Waite

Director Of Photography

Don S Walden

Sound Editor

Junior Walker

Song Performer

Muddy Waters

Song Performer

Muddy Waters

Song

Kay H Whipple

Stunts

Rich Wilkie

Stunts

John G. Wilson

Unit Production Manager

Robert J Wilson

Assistant Director

Film Details

Also Known As
Adventures in Baby Sitting, Aventuras en la gran ciudad, Night on the Town, A, Nuit de folie, Una noche por la ciudad
MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Adventure
Teens
Release Date
1987
Distribution Company
Walt Disney Studios Distribution
Location
Chicago, Illinois, USA; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States June 19, 1987

Released in United States on Video April 12, 1988

Released in United States Summer July 1, 1987

Directorial debut for Chris Columbus.

Began shooting January 5, 1987.

Released in United States on Video April 12, 1988

Released in United States June 19, 1987 (Premiered in New York City June 19, 1987.)

Released in United States Summer July 1, 1987