My Baby's Daddy

January 9th, 2004


My Baby's Daddy

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A trio of young men (Griffin, Anderson, and Imperioli) are forced to grow up quick when their girlfriends all become pregnant around the same time.

Release Year: 2004

Rating: 4.0/10 (2,290 voted)

Critic's Score: 23/100

Director: Cheryl Dunye

Stars: Eddie Griffin, Anthony Anderson, Michael Imperioli

Lonnie, Dominic and 'G' are three bachelor buddies from the hood who, after a lifetime of hard-partying, are in for a crude awakening when their respective girlfriends all get pregnant at the same time. The fathers-to-be embark on an emotional journey while learning as much about themselves as they do about love and fatherhood.

Writers: Eddie Griffin, Damon 'Coke' Daniels

Eddie Griffin - Lonnie
Anthony Anderson - G
Michael Imperioli - Dominic
Paula Jai Parker - Rolonda
Joanna Bacalso - Nia
Bai Ling - XiXi
Marsha Thomason - Brandy
Bobb'e J. Thompson - Tupac
Dee Freeman - Peaches
Randy Sklar - Brotha Stylz #1
Jason Sklar - Brotha Stylz #2
Naomi Gaskin - Venus
Denis Akiyama - Cha Ching
Fred Lee - Grandpa Bling Bling
Wynne Pon - Grandma Fung-Yu

Taglines: They're going from players to playtime.


Official Website: Miramax |

Release Date: 9 January 2004

Filming Locations: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Opening Weekend: $7,548,819 (USA) (11 January 2004) (1447 Screens)

Gross: $17,321,573 (USA) (14 March 2004)

Technical Specs

Runtime: USA:  | Argentina:

Factual errors: At the wedding, the minister says "By the Power invested in me in the State of Pennsylvania..." Pennsylvania is a commonwealth.

G: Who's taking care of your kids?
Lonnie: Jesus.

User Review

A funny movie with a very good message

Rating: 8/10

After watching the trailer for My Baby's Daddy, I thought it would be an interesting movie to watch. After seeing the reviews I looked the other way and my expectations for this movie dropped. All I have to say is do not let the reviews turn you away from this movie. This movie has an amazing way of delivering comedy and morals at the same time. Sure it is unlikely that three best friends will all get their girlfriends pregnant at the same time, but it was still well put together.

One of the drawbacks to this movie was its predictability. But what movie these days isnt? It delivered laughs like the previews promised, and it delivered hope. It shows us confidence, how to stand up for yourself. It shows us to take a step up in life and take charge. It shows us that change is good. Even though you dont want to go through it, sometimes you have to. And most importantly it shows us to do the right thing...for yourself, and the people you love. Overall this movie is well worth watching. Granted I would not go out and see it again, but I sure am glad I got to watch it, and if I had the choice to go back and do it again, I would. ***


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