Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead poster


Sue Ellen Crandell is a teenager eagerly awaiting her mother's summer-long absence. While the babysitter looks after her rambunctious younger siblings, Sue Ellen can party and have fun. But then the babysitter abruptly dies, leaving the Crandells short on cash. Sue Ellen finds a sweet job in fashion

MPAA Rating PG-13

Status Released

Release Date 1991-06-07

Runtime 105 minutes

Budget $10m

Revenue $25m


TMDB 6.1


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hannah shared a tip "A fun 90s comedy that doesn’t take itself too seriously. Sweet, fun, and heartwarming"

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sher_free shared a tip "⭐️⭐️⭐️1/2 rewatch still cute and fun"

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gypsy_rose_4528 shared a tip "Again, cute. Not great, but cute"

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valerie_lopez_3060 shared a tip "A movie I can watch over and over again. It also has an awesome soundtrack."

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unholier_than_thou shared a tip "Very fun, very 90s"

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m_s_2645 shared a tip "If your in the mood for retro fare this is a great movie to watch."

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crystal_hammond_6284 shared a tip "Am a fan of Christina Applegate so I knew I would love this movie. She never disappoints."

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nitejazz shared a tip "Applegate was such a badass."

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eden_theangrywriter shared a tip "Utter hyjinx of the nineties pops off in this campy comedy"

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kaitlyn_booze shared a tip "I remember watching this when I was little and thought it was a dream of mine."

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JiminLuv13 shared a tip "Great funny movie"

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mlhawkins shared a tip "One of my favorites!"

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troy_crowe shared a tip "The dishes are done!"

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katelyn_vallecillo shared a tip "A 90s classic"

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laura_probst_6360 shared a tip "Such an underrated dark comedy!"

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mikayla_marsh shared a tip "Hilarious movie for a night in, "dishes are done man!""

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katie_busler shared a tip "Got it"

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