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(1995)

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After reading the script, Robin Williams originally wanted to play the Barney-like dinosaur. He later opted to play the doctor.
Grant's arrest in Los Angeles (June 27, 1995), and his subsequent appearance on The Tonight Show starring Jay Leno, two days before the release of this movie, not only boosted the box-office take, despite unfavorable reviews, it also catapulted Leno's ratings over and above rival David Letterman's for the very first time.
Robin Williams filmed his small supporting performance in this film at the same time Jumanji (1995) was being filmed.
Marks Hugh Grant's first Hollywood feature film.
As Sam rushes Rebecca to the hospital, they pass a movie theatre showing "Home Alone VII". Home Alone (1990) was also directed by Chris Columbus.
Reportedly, Hans Zimmer composed the theme before the shooting started. It is also said that the score is inspired by the birth of Zimmer's daughter.
Three of director Chris Columbus' children appear in this movie. Eleanor Columbus plays a little girl in ballet class, Brendan Columbus plays a little boy on the beach, and Violet Columbus plays the baby in the toy store.
The blonde actress who plays the girlfriend of Jeff Goldblum's character at the beginning of the film is also the same actress in the movie Mrs. Doubtfire that Robin Williams' character tries to hit on during the pool scene. Robin Williams also plays the role of the doctor in Nine Months.
Before Chris Columbus got to work with Robin Williams on Mrs. Doubtfire (1993), he had seen him in comedy clubs in Los Angeles, where he was blown away by his energy. He thought him one of the most impressive minds in terms of comedy. On stage, he was an impressive ball of fire.
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The film cast includes two Oscar winners: Julianne Moore and Robin Williams and two Oscar nominees: Joan Cusack and Jeff Goldblum.
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Julianne Moore, Jeff Goldblum, Robin Williams and director Chris Columbus all have previous ties with Steven Spielberg. Spielberg directed Robin Williams in Hook (1991). Jeff Goldblum had worked with Spielberg on Jurassic Park (1993) and The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997) (also starring Julianne Moore). Chris Columbus had written the screenplays for Spielberg's first three productions for Amblin Entertainment, which were Gremlins (1984), The Goonies (1985), and Young Sherlock Holmes (1985).
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Sarah Jessica Parker was considered for the role of Rebecca Taylor.
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References are made to a few classic films: "Marry Samuel" (Psycho (1960)); "I refused to give her my essence" (Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)); and "Sleep with the fishes" (The Godfather (1972)).
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Jeff Goldblum and Tom Arnold were in two movies directed by John Landis. Landis directed Goldblum in Into the Night (1985) and Tom Arnold in The Stupids (1996).
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The first film by 1492 Pictures, Chris Columbus' production company.
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Josh Lucas tested for a supporting role.
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The film derived from Chris Columbus wanting to tell the world about fatherhood.
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As Hugh Grant is talking to the doctor, the doctor's name is Thatcher, that is seen by the name plate on the doctor's door by Hugh Grant's head, coincidence that he's British, Margaret Thatcher, is the late Prime Minister of England.
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Chris Columbus: as a wedding guest, he leans over and kisses Becky on the cheek.
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