A young American woman becomes a nanny in the home of a recent British widower.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Jack (as Richard E Grant)
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Amy
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Margaret
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Phil
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Anna
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Sarah
David Swift ...
Michael
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Pamela
Laurent Grévill ...
Alain
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William
Bianca Lee ...
Baby Sarah
Sophia Lee ...
Baby Sarah
Sophia Sullivan ...
Sarah as a Toddler
Niven Boyd ...
Nathaniel
Tracy Thorne ...
Susan
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Storyline

Jack always lands on his feet. He lands on his feet when he marries the beautiful Sarah. He lands on his feet when he buys a luxurious new home. However, when Sarah goes into labour, he takes a tumble down the stairs and lands on his head. When he comes around he discovers he is the proud father of a baby girl, but deficient in the spouse department to the tune of 1. He hires the help of a novice nanny, but at the end of the day, it's Jack who's left holding the baby. Written by Tim McSmythurs <Tim.McSmythurs@swindon.ericsson.se>

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She's not proper, she's not fitting, she's not British, but to Jack she's a breath of fresh air. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated PG for thematic elements, mild sensuality and language | See all certifications »
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22 March 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Jack et Sarah  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£1,034,230 (UK) (16 June 1995)

Gross:

$218,626 (USA)
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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Shane Richie has said in interviews that part of Jack was his but that ITV wanted someone better known. See more »

Quotes

Woman in agency: Would you like to meet a woman or... A man?
Jurek: I'd prefer a woman.
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Soundtracks

Practise What You Preach
Composed by Barry White (as White)/Levert/Nicholas
Published by Warner Chappell/Zomba/MCA
Performed by Barry White
Courtesy of A&M Records Inc.
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usually played as a filler on channel 4 in the uk - lovely film

As with many of the comments previously - it is a film normally stumbled upon by accident, ever so slow and girly at the start, it quickly develops into a lovely heart warmingly (and dare i say as a male - ever so slightly tear starting...) tale. Richard grant shows full emotions (especially during the breakdown) and as ever dame Judi (!) and sir Ian (!) play flawless roles. The yank who id never heard off also contributes substantially to a generally 'warm your cockles film'


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