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Junior (1994)

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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

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Dr. Alex Hesse
... Dr. Larry Arbogast
... Dr. Diana Reddin
... Noah Banes
... Angela
... Louise
... Ned Sneller
... Willow
... Jenny
... Casitas Madres Receptionist
Merle Kennedy ... Samantha
... Naomi
... Alice
... Mr. Lanzarotta
Antoinette Peragine ... Mrs. Lanzarotta
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Storyline

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 When their research funding is withdrawn, and human experimentation is denied to them, they decide to test the drug by breifly impregnating Hesse.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

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Comedy | Romance | Sci-Fi

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

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23 November 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Júnior  »

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Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$36,763,355

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$108,431,355
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Trivia

Arnold Schwarzenegger spent time in obstetricians' waiting rooms to learn how pregnant women behave. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Dr. Diana Reddin: Do you have your own room?
Dr. Alex Hesse: Yes. Why?
Dr. Diana Reddin: Well, call me old-fashioned, but I'll be damned if I'm having a child with a man I've never even slept with.
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Edited into Funny or Die Presents...: Fifty Shades of DeVito (2018) See more »

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Are You in the Mood
Written by Stéphane Grappelli and Django Reinhardt
Performed by Stéphane Grappelli
Courtesy of Decca/London Records
By Arrangement with PolyGram Special Markets
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Medically conceivable comedy about male pregnancy
6 March 1999 | by See all my reviews

Delighful piece of fluff concerning male pregnancy and the effect of hormones on one's personality and entire outlook on life. Arnold is a dedicated research scientist who volunteers his own body for scientific research at the urging of a more money-motivated physician (Danny DeVito). His evolution into a typical maternal figure under large doses of hormones and an experimental medication provides lots of opportunity for comedy and some real poignant vignettes. Frank Langella's character as dean of the university sponsoring the research is a bit over-done and becomes annoying. Emma Thompson plays lonely research scientist attracted to Arnold who becomes much more involved than she originally intended.


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