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Jack & Sarah (1995)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Romance  -  22 March 1996 (USA)
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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. The 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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Sometimes... it's the little things in life that bring people together. 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)  »

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Jack et Sarah  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£1,034,230 (UK) (16 June 1995)

Gross:

£2,134,360 (UK) (14 July 1995)
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Samantha Mathis took the role of Amy, as the film was shot in London, so she could get out of the United States, due to the plentiful press coverage on the death of her boyfriend, actor River Phoenix. See more »

Quotes

Margaret: Do let us in, Darling. People will think we're Jehovah's Witnesses.
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Practise What You Preach
Composed by White/Levert/Nicholas
Published by Warner Chappell/Zomba/MCA
Performed by Barry White
Courtesy of A&M Records Inc.
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Cute as a button
11 January 2003 | by (London, Ontario) – See all my reviews

A total chick flick (gotta admit) but just cute cute cute.

An american woman falls into a nanny job for a recent Brit widower and finds herself over her head --- in love with the baby, and the dad.

Funny performance by Richard E. Grant, Ian McKellan, Judy Dench (always a gem!) and Samantha Mathis. Life is just a series of mishaps, conflicts and comedy for this Yank in London until she finds love (what else would we expect) --- a good way to spend a Saturday night in front of the boob-toob --- do not expect to be enlightened but do expect some laughter and tears --- it is romantic and emotional (his secretary is a hoot, his boss is a bitch who you love to see dumped on her tight snooty ass!) --- a nice two hours to spend coming away with a smile!


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