An A-list director. A jaw-dropping storyline. And depraved depictions of suburban violence, 70s fashions and 'sick love'. The result remains one of the most disturbing movies in Hollywood history: Anjanette Comer (The Loved One) stars as an idealistic L.A. County social worker who investigates the case of Mrs. Wadsworth (former '50s starlet Ruth Roman of Strangers On a Train fame), her two buxom daughters, and son 'Baby', a mentally-disabled man who sleeps in a crib, eats in a high-chair, crawls, bawls and wears diapers. But what secrets of unnatural attachment - and sexual obsession - are all of these women hiding? Marianna Hill (The Godfather Part II) and Michael Pataki (Grave of the Vampire) co-star in this psychotic stunner from director Ted Post (Magnum Force, Beneath the Planet of the Apes), now fully restored from the original film negative for the first time ever.

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The Baby (1973)

PG

Horror/Suspense/Thriller · 1h 24m · 6/28/2011

    

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An A-list director. A jaw-dropping storyline. And depraved depictions of suburban violence, 70s fashions and 'sick love'. The result remains one of the most disturbing movies in Hollywood history: Anjanette Comer (The Loved One) stars as an idealistic L.A. County social worker who investigates the case of Mrs. Wadsworth (former '50s starlet Ruth Roman of Strangers On a Train fame), her two buxom daughters, and son 'Baby', a mentally-disabled man who sleeps in a crib, eats in a high-chair, crawls, bawls and wears diapers. But what secrets of unnatural attachment - and sexual obsession - are all of these women hiding? Marianna Hill (The Godfather Part II) and Michael Pataki (Grave of the Vampire) co-star in this psychotic stunner from director Ted Post (Magnum Force, Beneath the Planet of the Apes), now fully restored from the original film negative for the first time ever.

Release Country

United States

Barcode

030306117591

Release Date

6/28/2011

Media Type

Movie

Audio

  English     

Studio

Severin Films/MPI Media Group

Video Format

NTSC

Aspect Ratio

1.66:1

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Cast
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Anjanette Comer

Ann Gentry
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Ruth Roman

Mrs. Wadsworth
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Marianna Hill

Germaine Wadsworth
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Susanne Zenor

Alba Wadsworth (as Suzanne Zenor)
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Tod Andrews

Doctor
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Michael Pataki

Dennis
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Beatrice Manley

Judith (as Beatrice Manley Blau)
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David Mooney

Baby (as David Manzy)
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Erin O'Reilly

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Don Mallon

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Joseph Bernard

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Virginia Vincent

Crew
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Ted Post

Director
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Abe Polsky

Writer
Other Editions
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The Baby

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD, Low))

7/8/2014

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The Baby

(DVD)

1/25/2000

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The Baby

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD, Low))

9/25/2018

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The Baby

(DVD)

10/4/2005

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