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Junior [1994]

Director:Ivan Reitman
Writer:Chris Conrad
Kevin Wade
Composer:James Newton Howard
Length:109 minutes
(1 hour 49 minutes)
MPAA Rating:PG-13
Sorting Category:Comedy
IMDB Rating:4.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes Rating:32%
Amazon Rating:4.0/5 stars
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Synopsis: As part of a fertility research project, a male scientist agrees to carry a pregnancy in his own body.

Reaction: The concept is out there, and it's not always as funny as it's trying to be, but there's fun to be had.

Personal Rating: 5/10

Ivan Reitman => Director
Chris Conrad => Writer
Kevin Wade => Writer
James Newton Howard => Composer
Aida Turturro => Louise
Antoinette Peragine => Mrs. Lanzarotta
Arnold Schwarzenegger => Dr. Alex Hesse
Brianna McConnell => Junior
Brittany McConnell => Junior
Cassandra Wilson => Singer
Christopher Meloni => Mr. Lanzarotta
Danny DeVito => Dr. Larry Arbogast
Dean Jacobson => Turkel
Ellen McLaughlin => Chairwoman (FDA)
Emma Thompson => Dr. Diana Reddin
Ethan Dampf => Jake - Newborn (uncredited)
Frank Langella => Noah Banes
James Eckhouse => Ned Sneller
Judy Collins => Naomi
Kathleen Chalfant => Casitas Madres Receptionist
Leah Teweles => Mrs. Logan
Mary Gordon Murray => Betty
Megan Cavanagh => Willow
Merle Kennedy => Samantha
Mindy Seeger => Alice
Pamela Reed => Angela
Phyllida Law => Dr. Talbot (uncredited)
Ryan Doss => Jake
Stefan Gierasch => Edward Sawyer
Welker White => Jenny
Zachary Doss => Jake

Random Trivia For This Title:

  • Arnold Schwarzenegger spent time in obstetricians' waiting rooms to learn how pregnant women behave.
  • The campus in the film is called "Leland University". The actual location was the University of California at Berkeley, whose sports rival is Stanford University, in Palo Alto, California, which was named after [?] Leland Stanford.
  • Following Twins and Kindergarten Cop, this is the third film in an unconnected trilogy of comedies directed by Ivan Reitman and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. Schwarzenegger's co-stars in this film include Danny DeVito (who also starred in Twins) and Pamela Reed (who also starred in Kindergarten Cop). All three films involve a theme of childrearing.
  • Out of all the films Ivan Reitman has made with Arnold Schwarzenegger, he has cited Junior as his favourite.