The recently released 3D computer-animated comedy film The Boss Baby portrays the what-if-a-baby-becomes-a-sophisticated-professional thought quite astonishingly. The movie is hilarious throughout.
A man named Tim Templeton (Tobey Maguire) tells a story through his imaginative point of view as his seven year old self (Miles Bakshi) who lives his days having fun with his parents, Ted (Jimmy Kimmel) and Janice (Lisa Kudrow), and wishes it to be just the three of them forever. However, one day, Tim is surprised when a business suit-wearing infant shows up at his house and Ted and Janice proudly call him Tim’s little brother. Tim is envious of the attention the baby is receiving, not to mention suspicious when the infant acts odd around him, but his parents, being blind to the baby’s eccentric behavior, try to convince him that they will grow to love each other.
Soon, Tim learns that the baby can talk like an adult (Alec Baldwin) and he introduces himself as “The Boss Baby”. Seeing an opportunity to be rid of him, Tim decides to record a conversation between him and other toddlers who are over at Tim’s house for a meeting (under the guise of a playdate by the parents) to do something about how puppies are receiving more love than babies. The Boss Baby and the other infants catch Tim with the recording and after a chase scene throughout the backyard and the house, the tape is terminated after The Boss Baby threatens to tear up Tim’s favorite stuffed animal, Lamb-Lamb. With no evidence to support him, Tim is subsequently grounded by his parents for his actions during the chase between him and the infants.
The Boss Baby comes to Tim and has him to suck on a pacifier that transports them to Baby Corp, a place where infants with adult-like minds work to preserve infant love everywhere, but they are virtual, so therefore can not be seen or heard. The Boss Baby explains to Tim that he was sent on a mission to see why puppies are getting more love than infants and he has infiltrated Tim’s residence because his parents work for Puppy Co., which is unleashing a new puppy soon on the day that employees take their children to work. The Boss Baby also explains that he stays intelligent by drinking a substance called ‘The Secret Baby Formula’, which enables a baby to act like an adult, but if a baby does not drink it after a period of time, he or she becomes a regular baby. He hopes to receive a promotion after dealing with Puppy Co.’s new puppy called the “Forever Puppy.”
They discover that Francis E. Francis (Steve Buscemi) used to be the head of Baby Corp. and is now head of Puppy Co. Francis swore revenge on Baby Corp. after they kicked him out since he started to grow.
Tim and Boss Baby then go to Las Vegas to try and stop him. Francis E. Francis then proceeds to lock Tim’s parents up. Tim and Boss Baby fight with him, and then push him into the formula. He returns to his baby state again. Boss Baby opens the rocket to let the dogs out, so they can save Tim’s parents. After he successfully does that, he returns to baby state while still on the rocket, but Tim sings to him to show his appreciation, causing him to jump off of the rocket before it launches, and with that, the family returns home.
Boss Baby gets promoted, and Tim goes back to being an only child, but Tim and Boss Baby, having grown closer, start to miss each other. Boss Baby, fed up, decides to be part of the Templeton family instead of working at Baby Corp. Boss Baby now dubs himself Theodore when he returns to the family. Tim, now an adult, has an older daughter and an infant daughter, who acts exactly like Theodore did when he was Boss Baby.