The Babysitter (1995) from Tuna

The Babysitter is about the obsession of two teenagers, and a grown man, with babysitter Alicia Silverstone. She is sitting for a couple bound for a party. Both the man and woman drink too much and weigh too much. Silverstone's boyfriend and a school acquaintance, who happens to be the son of the couple giving the party, try to plot a way to get in her pants. Also, one of the kids she is sitting, about 9 or 10, wants to see her naked. Most of the film involves these 4 males fantasizing about her, mostly in the tub.


Through all of this fantasizing, Silverstone stays covered. We do have some brief breast exposure from Tuesday Knight as a waitress that one of the guys has had sex with.
When the film isn't confusing us with fantasies, it is repulsing us with such delights as a kid puking all over the side of a Porshe, the father passing out in his car, and the mother making a drunken play for her host at the party.

Rumor has it that Silverstone turned the part down several times, until they removed her nude scenes from the script, thus deleting the only possible thing of merit in this project.  

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The People Vote ...

IMDb guideline: 7.5 usually indicates a level of excellence, about like three and a half stars from the critics. 6.0 usually indicates lukewarm watchability, about like two and a half stars from the critics. The fives are generally not worthwhile unless they are really your kind of material, about like two stars from the critics. Films under five are generally awful even if you like that kind of film, equivalent to about one and a half stars from the critics or less, depending on just how far below five the rating is.

My own guideline: A means the movie is so good it will appeal to you even if you hate the genre. B means the movie is not good enough to win you over if you hate the genre, but is good enough to do so if you have an open mind about this type of film. C means it will only appeal to genre addicts, and has no crossover appeal. D means you'll hate it even if you like the genre. E means that you'll hate it even if you love the genre. F means that the film is not only unappealing across-the-board, but technically inept as well.

Based on this description, this film is a D.

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