Overview

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 by lying about her age and experience on her résumé. But, while her siblings run wild, she discovers the downside of adulthood

  1. Tara Ison

    Writer

  2. Neil Landau

    Writer

  3. Stephen Herek

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Christina Applegate

    Christina Applegate

    Sue Ellen Crandell

  2. Joanna Cassidy

    Joanna Cassidy

    Rose Lindsey

  3. Josh Charles

    Josh Charles

    Bryan

  4. Keith Coogan

    Keith Coogan

    Kenny Crandell

  5. John Getz

    John Getz

    Gus

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Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead
Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead

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Release Information

  • June 7, 1991
    PG-13
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 45m

Budget $10,000,000.00

Revenue $25,196,249.00

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