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As part of a fertility research project, a male scientist agrees to carry a pregnancy in his own body.

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Storyline

Alex Hesse and Larry Arbogast are working on a new drug which will reduce the chances of a woman's body rejecting an embryo and thus causing a miscarriage. When their research funding is withdrawn, and human experimentation is denied to them, they decide to test the drug by breifly impregnating Hesse. Hesse however becomes attached to "his" unborn baby. Written by Rob Hartill

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Rated PG-13 for sex-related humor | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

23 November 1994 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£823,922 (UK) (9 December 1994)

Gross:

£4,430,399 (UK) (20 January 1995)
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Trivia

Following Twins (1988) and Kindergarten Cop (1990), this is the third film in an unconnected trilogy of comedies directed by Ivan Reitman and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. Schwarzenegger's co-stars in this film include Danny DeVito (who also starred in "Twins") and Pamela Reed (who also starred in "Kindergarten Cop"). All three films involve a theme of childrearing. See more »

Goofs

At different times both Alex and Diana pick up a vial containing an egg from a liquid nitrogen container with their bare hands. Such containers are always handled with heavy gloves and metal tongs, because the extreme cold (-346ºF) would freeze the skin off of bare fingers. See more »

Quotes

Noah Baines: Let me shake hands with the man who would be Mom.
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Referenced in The Planet of Junior Brown (1997) See more »

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LOOK WHAT LOVE HAS DONE
Written by Carole Bayer Sager (as Carol Bayer-Sager), James Newton Howard, James Ingram and Patty Smyth
Performed by Patty Smyth
Produced by James Newton Howard
Patty Smyth Appears Courtesy of MCA Records, Inc.
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Weird how people react to this movie and apple pie
15 December 2000 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

When reading the comments I saw lots of pro's and lots of contras. But the comments are quite strong so it is worth reading them carefully.

Then again, what does it mean, some people like apple pies, some don't.

I watched this movie on TV, there was nothing better to watch, and at first I thought this is crazy I have ten 4-starred videos that I can watch tonight, but I stayed on.

It's just a bit of fun. I also wanted to see the combination Schwarzenegger

  • Thompson, which really works. Add De Vito and you're in for 3/4ths of an
apple pie. Add Reitman and you have a complete apple pie.

The cream on top is not provided, mainly because the antagonist, the evil guy at the University does not work.

I don't think it's worth a rental, certainly not a buy, but better than Prozac.


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