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10 Facts About '3 Men And A Baby' That Will Make You Wish You Had Three Dads

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An absolute classic of 80s comedy, 3 Men And A Baby featured the dream team of Tom Selleck, Steve Guttenberg, and Ted Danson as three bachelors who find a baby left on their doorstep, only for shenanigans to ensure. It's been a favorite of everybody ever for 30 years now, but we're willing to bet there's a few things you might not know about it.

It was directed by Spock.


Leonard Nimoy actually directed a few movies outside of the Star Trek franchise, and this was by far his most successful. He was apparently a very strict director: actor Steve Guttenberg once said "Leonard was a good director, and being an actor, he knew the problems actors face - although sometimes I think he forgot."

It's actually a remake.

IMP Awards

The original movie, a French film called Three Men And A Cradle, came out two years before this one.

It was the highest-grossing movie of 1987!


It made back its $11 Million dollar budget on its opening weekend, and went on to gross over $167 Million, which for the 80s was insane.

Pampers paid a LOT of money to be in the movie.


The diaper company offered up a whopping $500,000 for their brand to be featured throughout the entire movie.

The facts just get crazier from here...

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