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Junior (1994)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi  |  23 November 1994 (USA)
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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Noah Banes
Casitas Madres Receptionist
Merle Kennedy ...
Mr. Lanzarotta
Mrs. Lanzarotta


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 When their research funding is withdrawn, and human experimentation is denied to them, they decide to test the drug by breifly impregnating Hesse.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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Nothing is inconceivable


Comedy | Romance | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

23 November 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Júnior  »

Box Office


$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£823,922 (UK) (9 December 1994)


£4,430,399 (UK) (20 January 1995)

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Out of all the films Ivan Reitman has made with Arnold Schwarzenegger, he has cited Junior (1994) as not his best, but his favourite. See more »


When Alex and Larry argue about whether or not Alex should keep the baby, Larry is speaking but his lips aren't moving. See more »


Dr. Alex Hesse: I've noticed that the side effects of pregnancy are greatly amplified... With the dosage of Expectane that l've required. The morning sickness, the mood swings. Sleepiness, sexual appetite.
Larry: Sexual appetite?
Dr. Alex Hesse: Yesterday, just scooping the middle out of a honeydew melon gave me a - A "Steifen".
Larry: A what? Oh. That's normal. I get 'em all the time.
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Written by Stéphane Grappelli (as Stephane Grappelli) and Django Reinhardt
Performed by Stéphane Grappelli (as Stephane Grappelli)
Courtesy of Decca/London Records
By Arrangement with PolyGram Special Markets
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Very strange, but funny
9 November 2000 | by (CT, USA) – See all my reviews

This film is one of the strangest films I've ever seen, and I've seen some pretty strange movies (Attack of the Killer Banana anyone?). Although extremely strange, it's funny, in only a way the director of Ghostbusters could make it. Arnold's explanation of why he's so ugly in drag is hilarious. Emma Thompson gives a particuarly good role by Danny DeVito. Worth a rental, if not a buy.

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