123movies Boss Baby – Watch movies online Free. Director: Tom McGrath. Writers: Michael McCullers, Marla Frazee. Stars: Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi, Jimmy Kimmel. Some movies come up with a message, so do some cartoons. UP tackled the issue of loneliness, Frozen was a legit allegory for depression and how you should never leave your kid’s education to trolls, and Boss Baby… well… has none.
Okay, there is some kind of message, yes: don’t so self-centered that you’ll break the harmony of your awesome family, but that’s “standard movie message #948” and there’s no need to discuss it further.
So, there is this kid, his life is all great as far as modern kid’s standards go and, somehow, a supernatural, baby-shaped CEO hijacks his parents in order to pursue a secret mission which is revealed all over the trailer. The story unravels from there, completely disjointed, illogical, with the epic sort of surrealism that can sometimes emerge from the mind of a seven (and a half) year-old.
That’s where and why the movie really shines. Yes, there are some gross jokes here and there, but didn’t we make them all when we were this age? The Boss Baby isn’t an ‘R’ rated flick in disguise, it’s a goofy, funny (not quite hilarious, but funny) story where “Kill Bill” minus all the snakes meets “Tom & Jerry”, with a flurry of colors and motions as well as a quite daring art style (sometimes borrowing a tad from “Kung-Fu Panda” and “Horton Hears a Who”).
Technically, the animation is par with what’s available these days, the score is okay, and the acting is actually good, with extra kudos for rather caricatured but very convincing facial expressions.
Nothing in this movie makes sense, but nothing has to. It’s refreshing, it’s well paced, and it’s a good way to spend a standard movie length of time. It will make you laugh on more than one occasion -if you don’t take it too seriously, the flick itself doesn’t, so why should you. 123movies Boss Baby very great!
I thought this movie was pretty funny (as an adult). I also have a pretty comical and maybe childish sense of humor! I don’t think my 5-year-old would be totally into this, BUT I was! 🙂 I’m assuming some people thought the jokes were expected or not original, but this is the first animated film that I truly enjoyed and had a great laugh. I went into this not expecting a full on child’s film and wasn’t let down!