Three Men and a Baby


1h 42m 1987

Brief Synopsis

Actor Jack Holden lives a hedonistic life along with his roommates Peter and Michael in New York City. But everything changes when a baby is left on their doorstep with a note saying that "Mary" is Jack's child, the product of a fling with a recent co-star. Jack is away on a shoot when the infant arrives and Peter and Michael do their best to take care of her. When two men arrive asking for "the package" they assume that they mean the baby, but soon find that they are drug dealers looking for heroin, and get rid of them by giving them some powdered milk. When Jack when returns, he also rises to the occasion and soon loves his baby daughter. The drug dealers eventually return looking for the heroin and the roommates successfully trap them and have them arrested. Eventually Mary's mother Sylvia arrives, wanting to take Mary back to England with her. The agree, but after giving it some thought, the three men realize they cannot stand losing their little charge and rush to the airport to stop her, but Sylvia is gone. Happily for everyone, when they return home, they find Mary with Sylvia, who has decided that she does not want to raise the child alone and the men invite her to move in with them.

Film Details

Also Known As
Tre män och en baby, Trois Hommes et un Bebe
MPAA Rating
PG
Genre
Comedy
Release Date
1987
Distribution Company
Walt Disney Studios Distribution
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA; Kleinberg, Ontario, Canada; Paris, France; Stratford-upon-Avon, England, United Kingdom; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 42m

Synopsis

Actor Jack Holden lives a hedonistic life along with his roommates Peter and Michael in New York City. But everything changes when a baby is left on their doorstep with a note saying that "Mary" is Jack's child, the product of a fling with a recent co-star. Jack is away on a shoot when the infant arrives and Peter and Michael do their best to take care of her. When two men arrive asking for "the package" they assume that they mean the baby, but soon find that they are drug dealers looking for heroin, and get rid of them by giving them some powdered milk. When Jack when returns, he also rises to the occasion and soon loves his baby daughter. The drug dealers eventually return looking for the heroin and the roommates successfully trap them and have them arrested. Eventually Mary's mother Sylvia arrives, wanting to take Mary back to England with her. The agree, but after giving it some thought, the three men realize they cannot stand losing their little charge and rush to the airport to stop her, but Sylvia is gone. Happily for everyone, when they return home, they find Mary with Sylvia, who has decided that she does not want to raise the child alone and the men invite her to move in with them.

Crew

Stuart Aikins

Casting

Wayne Allwine

Sound Editor

Joel Ashwill

Foley

Jane Bartelme

Production Coordinator

Kevin Bartnof

Foley

Anna Behlmer

Sound

Michael J. Benavente

Sound Editor

Lon Bentley

Makeup

Marco Bianco

Stunts

Gary Bourgeois

Sound

Steve Bruskin

Production Assistant

Shane Cardwell

Stunts

Brian Carson

Scenic Artist

Calvin Carter

Song

Peter Cetera

Song

Peter Cetera

Song Performer

Rudy Clark

Song

Robert Cort

Producer

Rob Cowan

Assistant Director

Dianne Crittenden

Casting

Jim Cruickshank

Screenplay

Larry Dermer

Song

Teresa Eckton

Sound Editor

Ted Field

Producer

Henri Fiks

Camera Operator

Christopher Flick

Foley Editor

David Foster

Song

Joe Galdo

Song

Enrique E Garcia

Song

Rocco Gismondi

Assistant Director

Penelope Gottlieb

Titles

Michael Green

Dp/Cinematographer

Michael Green

Director Of Photography

Adam Greenberg

Dp/Cinematographer

Adam Greenberg

Director Of Photography

Marvin Hamlisch

Song

Marvin Hamlisch

Music

Jack Hayes

Original Music

Daniel J. Heffner

Producer

D. M. Hemphill

Sound

Patricia Doherty Hess

Location Manager

Ellen Heuer

Foley

Mick Hucknall

Song

James Hudson

Song

Anthony Jannelli

Camera Operator

Michael Kavanagh

Special Effects

Michael Kavanagh

Special Effects Coordinator

Susan Kavesh

Production Coordinator

Barbara Kelly

Makeup

Nina Keogh

Puppets Construction

Nicholas Vincent Korda

Adr Editor

Owen Langevin

Sound

Erla Lank

Wardrobe Supervisor

Peter Larkin

Production Designer

Jean-francois Lepetit

Executive Producer

James Lovett

Stunts

Tom Lupo

Stunts

Harry Madsen

Stunts

Tod A Maitland

Sound

Mark Mangini

Sound Editor

Scott Mansfield

Casting

Patt Mccurdy

Production Coordinator

Joel Moss

Music

Mick O'rourke

Stunts

Dean Okrand

Sound

Ken Ornstein

Assistant Director

James Orr

Screenplay

David A Pacheco

Other

Barbara Palmer

Makeup

Richard Parker

Stunts

John Parr

Song

Ken Quinn

Stunts

Branko Racki

Stunts

Joseph Reidy

Unit Director

Joseph Reidy

Assistant Director

Arthur Resnick

Song

William Robinson Jr.

Song

Hilton Rosemarin

Set Decorator

Curtis Roush

Music Editor

Mike Russo

Stunts

Carole Bayer Sager

Song

David Sardi

Assistant Director

Justin Scoppa

Set Decorator

Coline Serreau

Technical Advisor

Coline Serreau

Story By

David Shepherd

Unit Production Manager

Jann Stefoff

Casting

Alex Stevens

Stunts

Michael A Stevenson

Editor

Michael L Stone

Camera Operator

Rose Tedesco

Assistant Director

Edward Teets

Coproducer

Michael Tough

Location Manager

Clayton Townsend

Unit Production Manager

Larry Wells

Costume Designer

Ronald White

Song

Claus Wiedeman

Foley

Dan Yarhi

Art Director

Film Details

Also Known As
Tre män och en baby, Trois Hommes et un Bebe
MPAA Rating
PG
Genre
Comedy
Release Date
1987
Distribution Company
Walt Disney Studios Distribution
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA; Kleinberg, Ontario, Canada; Paris, France; Stratford-upon-Avon, England, United Kingdom; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 42m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

The Country of France

Released in United States Fall November 25, 1987

Released in United States on Video November 15, 1988

Remake of "Trois hommes et un couffin" (1985) directed by Coline Serreau.

Began shooting April 10, 1990.

Released in United States on Video November 15, 1988

Released in United States Fall November 25, 1987

Began shooting April 20, 1987.

Completed shooting July 17, 1990.

Completed shooting June 26, 1987.