The Babysitter

Synopsis: A teenage girl babysits two young kids while the parents go out to a party. Her boyfriend is coerced (with the help of alcohol) by an old 'friend' into going to the house. Both boys are obsessed with the babysitter, as is the father of the two children. The story basically shows the effects drink has on different people.
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Director(s): Guy Ferland
Production: Paramount
 
IMDB:
4.3
Rotten Tomatoes:
17%
R
Year:
1995
90 min
75 Views


HEY...

WHAT ARE YOU DOING?

I'M WALKING.

I'M WALKING. WHERE ARE YOU, UH,

WHERE YOU WALKING TO?

I'M BABYSITTING, MARK.

CAN YOU LEAVE ME ALONE?

WANT TO DO SOMETHING LATER?

IT'S FRIDAY, YOU KNOW.

ARE YOU DEAF? WHAT?

ARE YOU DEAF, MARK?

WHAT?

WHAT ARE YOU THINKING?

AH, COME ON. IT'D BE FUN.

BRING THE KIDS.

I TOLD YOU TO LEAVE ME ALONE, MARK,

ALL RIGHT?

HI.

OH, HI.

HOPE I'M NOT TOO LATE.

WHAT TIME IS IT?

6:
40, BUT THAT'S ALL RIGHT.

WE'RE LATE AS USUAL.

[TELEVISION PLAYS]

HARRY, THE BABYSITTER'S HERE.

[HUMMING]

IT WAS GREAT OF YOU TO COME BY

ON SUCH SHORT NOTICE.

NO PROBLEM, MRS. TUCKER.

WE REALLY APPRECIATE THAT.

SO WHAT YOU GUYS EATING, HUH?

HAMBURGERS AND COKE.

DAD SAID I COULD STAY UP TILL 10:00.

NOT IF YOU DON'T BEHAVE,

OTHERWISE YOU'RE GOING TO BED RIGHT NOW

AND WITH NO TV.

OH, EXCUSE ME, DEAR,

COULD YOU HELP ME WITH THIS?

NO PROBLEM.

THANK YOU. THE ZIPPER JUST...

DAD, PUT YOUR CLOTHES ON.

OH, PFF.

HONEY, WHERE ARE MY BLUE PANTS, HUH?

WITH ALL YOUR OTHER PANTS, HARRY, UPSTAIRS.

AND WHAT ARE YOU WEARING THIS SILLY TIE FOR?

YOU KNOW I HATE IT.

AND WHAT DO YOU THINK?

WHATEVER YOU LIKE, MR. TUCKER.

THINK I KNOW YOU SO WELL

I'VE BEEN THINKING NOW HE'S GONE

I FEAR THAT HE RENTED HIS SOUL, DEAR

TAKING--

TAKING IN THE PAPER AND THE FEAR

DON'T HIDE YOURSELF

IF YOU'VE GOT TO BE WITH SOMEONE ELSE...

YOU GOING TO WALK RIGHT PAST ME?

I'M SORRY.

WHAT'S YOUR NAME AGAIN?

HA. THAT'S FUNNY.

HEY, WHAT'S UP WITH THE LONER? WHAT'S HIS PROB?

I THINK SHE DUMPED HIM.

HA. REALLY.

WHAT ARE YOU DOING TONIGHT? WHAT ARE YOU DOING?

I WAS WONDERING IF YOU WANT TO COME OUT WITH ME AND JOEY TONIGHT.

UH, HMM...

CAN I THINK ABOUT IT?

YEAH.

YEAH?

YEAH. THINK ABOUT IT.

SEE YA.

HEY.

HEY.

WHAT'S UP?

YOUR MOM GOING TO MY FOLKS' PARTY TONIGHT?

YOU TALKING TO ME?

YEAH.

UH, SHE'S OUT OF TOWN.

I GUESS THAT'S WHY YOU'RE HERE EATING THIS SWILL...

ALONE.

YEAH.

YOU GOT ANY PLANS, MAN?

ACTUALLY, I GOT TO GET HOME.

GOT EARLY PRACTICE TOMORROW.

OOH, PRACTICE. EXCITEMENT.

YOU HAVEN'T CHANGED, JACK.

[WHISTLES]

[WHISTLES]

COULD I HAVE A BEER?

MAYBE.

I DON'T HAVE ANY MONEY, THOUGH.

OHH.

CLOSE YOUR EYES FOR A SECOND.

JUST CLOSE THEM, ALL RIGHT?

THAT'S THE ONLY REASON I COME IN HERE.

I HOPE YOU KNOW THAT.

NOW, JIMMY, EAT YOUR HAMBURGER, NOT JUST THE POTATO CHIPS.

SEE THAT HE EATS DINNER, DEAR.

HERE'S THE BABY'S BOTTLE.

I'M TOO TOLD FOR A BABYSITTER.

WHOO...

MM...

YOU READY, DARLIN'?

WHY DO YOU HAVE TO START DRINKING NOW, HONEY?

HEY, THAT'S A CUTE OUTFIT YOU GOT ON.

THANKS, MR. TUCKER.

WE'RE GOING TO BE LATE.

YEAH.

HAVE A GOOD TIME.

YOU, TOO, AND YOU KIDS BE GOOD, NOW. BYE, NOW.

AND YOU BE GOOD, TOO, HUH?

BYE, MOM.

SHE SURE IS A CUTE LITTLE THING.

EAT YOUR HAMBURGER.

HEY, JACK.

WAIT UP, DUDE.

OH, A BEER. I'M SO SHOCKED.

OH, NICE, MARK.

IT'S A NIGHTMARE, ISN'T IT?

YOU'VE REALLY CHANGED, MAN.

HEY, YOU WANT ONE?

I CAN GO GRAB YOU ONE.

WHAT'S ON YOUR MIND, MARK?

NOT A WHOLE LOT.

I'M JUST HANGING OUT WITH MY OLD BUDDY JACK.

WE HAVEN'T BEEN BUDDIES FOR A WHILE.

YEAH. I KNOW,

AND THAT'S MY FAULT.

I DON'T KNOW,

I SAW YOU SITTING ALONE IN THE DINER BACK THERE.

I WAS THINKING MAYBE YOU'D BE UP FOR DOING SOMETHING.

OLD TIMES' SAKE OR SOMETHING.

WHAT ABOUT YOUR FRIEND BACK THERE?

AREN'T YOU GOING TO DO SOMETHING WITH HER?

OH, YOU MEAN--YEAH.

WELL, SHE'S, UH...

NOTHING SPECIAL, YOU KNOW?

YOUR GIRLFRIEND, THOUGH...

OH, SISTER.

SHE'S SOMETHING SPECIAL, MAN.

YEAH.

SHE'S REALLY GREAT.

SO YOU GUYS AREN'T DOING NOTHING TONIGHT?

WELL...

ACTUALLY, SHE'S BABYSITTING.

BABYSITTING, HUH?

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Robert Coover

Robert Lowell Coover (born February 4, 1932) is an American novelist, short story writer, and T.B. Stowell Professor Emeritus in Literary Arts at Brown University. He is generally considered a writer of fabulation and metafiction. more…

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