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Jack & Sarah (1995)

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

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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
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Susan
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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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Sometimes... it's the little things in life that bring people together. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Akachan ni banzai!?  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£1,034,230 (UK) (16 June 1995)

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$218,626 (USA)
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1.66 : 1
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Stephen Rea refused the part of Jack. See more »

Quotes

Jack: Please don't make me angry, I'm not very good at it and it upsets me for the rest of the day.
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Ocean Drive
Composed by Paul Tucker
Published by Polygram Music Publishing Ltd.
Performed by Lighthouse Family
Courtesy of Polydor Records Ltd.
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Bought it at a video store closing sale, and am now quite glad.
16 October 2002 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This is an excellent romance novel come to life... almost as though it's an adaptation. It could very well be. I've seen many films about babies and parenting, but this one is truly unique in its scope.

You'll coo, or at the very least smile, as he gently comforts and kisses the baby... you'll laugh at the comedic elements, and feel the same intensity of emotion in pain and sympathy. The performances are truly outstanding.

To think that I bought this movie because the premise sounded good, and left it sitting around for months, only to watch it last night with my partner and be blown away.

Don't pass this off as a chick flick, either. I think it's also meant to appeal to the paternal feelings in every man. Just enough little twists and turns to keep you guessing, too.


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