When the romantic comedy Look Who's Talking came out in 1989, it was up against some heavy hitters: Batman, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Lethal Weapon 2, Honey I Shrunk the Kids, Back to the Future Part II, Ghostbusters II, and Driving Miss Daisy. The John Travolta/Kirstie Alley movie still became a hit, grossing $140 million and ranking at #4 for the year. Now you have an opportunity to learn more about the making of Look Who's Talking.
9. Three studios passed on the idea outright.
Warner Bros., Disney, and Orion all passed on the film. It was TriStar that finally picked it up.
8. Olympia Dukakis got a pay raise thanks to her Oscar.
Dukakis was told that if she won an Oscar for her role in Moonstruck she would receive $50,000 to play Kirstie Alley’s mother in the film. She won obviously.
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