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Movie Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead
Title Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead
Year 1991
Director Stephen Herek
Genre Comedy
Plot – Seventeen-year-old Swell and her four siblings are entrusted to an old harridan of a babysitter when their mother leaves for a two-month vacation in Australia. Suddenly the babysitter dies and they get rid of the body with a ploy to avoid both the police and the return of their mother. Since their father has always neglected them, the siblings realize that they have to take care of themselves. It is up to Swell to get a job as they find themselves without money, so the girl shows up at a fashion house after creating a false resume. Thanks to a lucky misunderstanding, she is hired by the director as vice-director and she has the full responsibility of the company for a weekend. Swell decides to use some of the money entrusted to her to feed her brothers and sisters who, however, buy other things when they find the money. Swell plans to return the money with her first paycheck, but the check comes in late as business for the company is not going well.
All actors – Christina Applegate, Joanna Cassidy, Josh Charles, Keith Coogan, Concetta Tomei, David Duchovny, Kimmy Robertson, Jayne Brook, Eda Reiss Merin, Robert Hy Gorman, Danielle Harris, John Getz
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