Look Who's Talking Too is a 1990 American romantic comedy film and a sequel to director Amy Heckerling's 1989 comedy Look Who's Talking. The film stars the original cast members John Travolta and Kirstie Alley as James and Mollie Ubriacco, the parents of Mikey (voiced by Bruce Willis), a toddler coping with the newest addition to the family, baby Julie (voiced by Roseanne Barr).
|Look Who's Talking Too|
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Amy Heckerling|
|Produced by||Jonathan D. Krane|
|Written by||Amy Heckerling|
|Music by||David Kitay|
|Cinematography||Thomas Del Ruth|
|Edited by||Debra Chiate|
Big Mouth Production
|Distributed by||Tri-Star Pictures|
|December 14, 1990|
|Box office||$47.8 million|
The movie picks up with the now married Mollie (Kristie Alley) and James (John Travolta) having sex and Mikey (voice of Bruce Willis) getting scared after an awful nightmare. Mollie and James tell Mikey that he's got to be potty trained. Mollie discovers she's pregnant again (this time a girl) and James is working diligently. Mikey learns that with his little sister, Julie (voice of Roseanne Barr), on the way, he has to be a responsible big brother. When Julie is about to be born, her umbilical cord gets caught around her neck, putting her in distress. She is born through a c-section and is taken to the nursery area for observation.
When Julie meets Mikey, she is unimpressed. Mikey, on the other hand, quickly begins to resent his sister when his dreams of being a responsible big brother don't match the reality. Meanwhile, Mollie's slacker right-wing brother, Stuart (Elias Koteas), comes to stay, to whom James takes an immediate dislike.
This, combined with James being pressured into taking a demanding piloting job arranged by Mollie's parents and his belief that Mollie is too protective of Mikey, causes several arguments between the pair which eventually lead to James leaving. Mikey is upset about this and, believing he has left because of Julie, tears up one of his sister's stuffed animals. James occasionally hangs out with his kids (including scamming their way into a movie theater) and has fun with them. Following a burglary, Mollie's best friend Rona (Twink Caplan) moves in with her and she soon starts dating Stuart.
Following the 'death' of her beloved stuffed penguin (whom she named Herbie), Julie decides to learn to walk and leave. Later, Julie manages to walk to the sofa without support. Mollie sees this and is initially excited but then saddened that James isn't there to share the moment. As he watches Julie sleep one night, Mikey realizes how badly he's treated her and resolves to change his ways. Mollie decides to win James back and dresses sexily for him, but he isn't interested. As the two bicker, Mikey uses the toilet for the first time and calls his parents, who are immensely proud of him and share a tender moment.
One night as James prepares to fly, Mollie watches the news and learns that storms are all around the area. She goes to get James before he takes off, leaving Stuart with Mikey and Julie. She catches him and tries to persuade him not to take off, just as the control tower cancel the flight. The two then makes up. Meanwhile, a burglar (presumably the same one who also robbed Rona) breaks in and runs when Stuart comes in with his unloaded gun.
Stuart pursues him having forgotten about the kids and completely oblivious to the fact that he left paper on a hot stove which quickly causes a fire to start. Mikey doesn't panic and takes charge, pushing Julie out of the apartment to safety. Stuart and the burglar run into James who subdues the thief. Mollie and James soon find out the kids were left alone and spot the fire in the apartment, only for Mikey and Julie to emerge from the elevator as the two prepare to head in to save them. James then puts out the fire before it can cause too much damage.
The next day, James, Mollie, Stuart, Rona, and Mollie's parents attend a barbecue. There, Julie asks Mikey why he saved her when they're always fighting. Mikey tells her that for as much as they get on each other's nerves, they're the kids and should stick together since the grown ups never make any sense to them. The two then walk off hand in hand.
The famous TriStar Pictures theme music, composed by Dave Grusin, was played during the scene when Julie practices walking. A variation exists at the beginning of the logo when Bruce Willis (voice of Mikey) was doing a Mister Ed imitation.
The bum teaser at the end of the first film portrayed an uncredited Joan Rivers, providing the voice of Julie. Due to scheduling conflicts, she declined the role.
Also in the early trailer, Richard Pryor was originally going to be the voice of Eddie.
Also appearing are Olympia Dukakis, Elias Koteas, and Gilbert Gottfried. Further vocal talents include Damon Wayans in a supporting role as the voice of Eddie. Mel Brooks makes a cameo appearance as the voice of Mr. Toilet Man. The film was followed by another sequel, Look Who's Talking Now, in 1993. Baby actors in it included Lorne Sussman and Megan Milner.
When the film aired on ABC Family, many of its deleted scenes (such as Mollie threatening Mikey with a spanking if he takes Julie away again) were shown. One notable addition is a running gag where Mollie chats with her friends and folks and it ignites a daydream of James cheating on her. There is even one sequence where she imagines him as John Lennon and herself as Yoko Ono parodying their activism.
In one version, James and Stuart have a conversation after he arrives in the apartment.
Unlike its predecessor, it received mostly negative reviews. Rotten Tomatoes gives it a score of 14% based on 14 reviews, with an average rating of 2.92/10. Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "B" on an A+ to F scale. The film was released in the United Kingdom on March 22, 1991, and topped the country's box office that weekend.
It grossed $47,789,074 at the box office, making it a moderate success at the box office.
The 11th Golden Raspberry Awards were held on March 24, 1991, at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel to recognize the worst the movie industry had to offer in 1990. A list of nominees follows, with recipients marked in bold.Bruce Willis
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His credits also include Death Becomes Her (1992), Pulp Fiction (1994), 12 Monkeys (1995), The Fifth Element (1997), Armageddon (1998), The Sixth Sense (1999), Sin City (2005), Red (2010), Moonrise Kingdom (2012), The Expendables 2 (2012), Looper (2012), and as David Dunn in the Unbreakable film series: Unbreakable (2000), Split (2016) and Glass (2019). He made his Broadway debut in the stage adaptation of Misery in 2015. As a musician, Willis released his debut album, The Return of Bruno, in 1987. He has since released two more solo albums, in 1989 and 2001.
Willis is the recipient of several accolades, including a Golden Globe, two Primetime Emmy Awards, and two People's Choice Awards. He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2006.Cheap Trick discography
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His true breakthrough, however, came as writer and performer on FOX's sketch comedy show, In Living Color, from 1990 to 1992. Since then, he has starred in a number of films and television shows, some of which he has co produced or co written, including The Last Boy Scout and Major Payne, and the sitcom My Wife and Kids. Since 2016, he has starred as Roger Murtaugh in the television series Lethal Weapon.David Kitay
David Joseph Kitay (born October 23, 1961) is an American film composer.Elias Koteas
Elias Koteas (born March 11, 1961) is a Canadian film and television actor. He appeared in Atom Egoyan's The Adjuster, Exotica, Terrence Malick's The Thin Red Line, David Cronenberg's Crash and as Casey Jones in the first and third live-action Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles films.George Tokoro
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Weed started his career in films in the 1980s with an uncredited model making job for the film Gremlins.Heidi Brühl
Heidi Rosemarie Brühl (30 January 1942 in Gräfelfing, Upper Bavaria – 8 June 1991 in Starnberg) was a German singer and actress who came to prominence as a young teenager and had a prolific career in film and television. She was also a successful recording artist, and is known for her participation in the 1963 Eurovision Song Contest.James Isaac
James Isaac (June 5, 1960 – May 6, 2012) was an American film director and visual effects supervisor.Jonathan D. Krane
Jonathan D. Krane (1952 – August 1, 2016) was an American movie producer behind such fare as Blind Date (1987), Look Who's Talking (1989) and its sequels, Limit Up (1989), and various John Travolta films including Face/Off (1997), Primary Colors (1998), and Swordfish (2001).He was married to actress Sally Kellerman. In 1989, they adopted newborn twins, Jack and Hannah.Kirstie Alley
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Alley has appeared in several movies, including Summer School (1987), Shoot to Kill (1988), Look Who's Talking (1989) and its two sequels (1990–93), Madhouse, Sibling Rivalry (both 1990), Village of the Damned, It Takes Two (both 1995), Deconstructing Harry, For Richer or Poorer (both 1997), and Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999). She won her second Emmy Award in 1994 for the television film David's Mother.
In 1997, Alley received a further Emmy nomination for her work in the crime drama series The Last Don. In 2005, she played a fictionalized version of herself on Showtime's Fat Actress. She later appeared on the reality show Kirstie Alley's Big Life (2010), and was a contestant on the twelfth season of Dancing with the Stars (2011–12), finishing in second place. In 2013, she returned to acting with the title role on the sitcom Kirstie, and in 2016 joined the second season of the Fox comedy horror series Scream Queens. In 2018, Alley finished as runner-up on season 22 of the British reality series Celebrity Big Brother.Look Who's Talking
Look Who's Talking is a 1989 American romantic comedy film written and directed by Amy Heckerling, and stars John Travolta and Kirstie Alley. Bruce Willis plays the voice of Mollie's son, Mikey. The film features George Segal as Albert, the married father of Mikey.Look Who's Talking (disambiguation)
Look Who's Talking may refer to:
Look Who's Talking, a 1989 film
Look Who's Talking (album), a 1994 album by Dr. Alban
"Look Who's Talking" (song), a 1994 song by Dr. Alban
Look Who's Talking (horse), a racehorseNeal Israel
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There are 8 stages totaling 132,435 square feet ranging from 11,000 to 20,000 square feet as well as street scape. There is also 100,000 square feet of office space.Twink Caplan
Twink Caplan (born December 25, 1947) is an American actress, comedian, and producer. She is probably best known for her roles in the box office hits Clueless and the Look Who's Talking series. As a producer, her best-known projects were Clueless (associate producer) and its television spin-off (executive producer).
Look Who's Talking series
Films directed by Amy Heckerling