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The Babysitters

Rating:R (for disturbing strong sexual content, language and some drug use--involving teens)
Genre:Comedy, Drama
Release Date:May 9, 2008
Running time:90 minutes
Cast:Katherine Waterston, John Leguizamo, Cynthia Nixon, Andy Comeau, Lauren Birkell
Director:David Ross
Producer:Kathy DeMarco, Jason Dubin, Jennifer Dubin, John Leguizamo, Cora Olson
Writer:David Ross
Distributor:Peace Arch Releasing

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Description: Shirley Lyner is a typical high school teen-she worries about her grades and the SAT's; she wonders if her best friend's step-brother likes her, she baby-sits a few nights to make some extra cash. Shirley even has a little crush on one of her new clients; the dad, Mr. Beltran, makes her blush when he comes to pick her up. But, when Mr. Beltran kisses Shirley before taking her home, Shirley kisses back. And the extra big tip Mr. Beltran gives Shirley on top of her babysitting fee feels less like a guilty payoff and more like a little of surge of electricity. So when Mr. Beltran's friend wants to know if Shirley has any friends who can also "baby-sit", Shirley sees a way she can make a quick twenty percent. Before long, Shirley realizes, the more girls she has "babysitting", the bigger her college fund.

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