• Nine Months (1995)

Nine Months

Release Date: July 12th, 1995

DVD Release Date: April 17th, 2001

PG-13 |1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary

When successful child psychologist and one-time playboy Samuel Faulkner (Hugh Grant) hears that his girlfriend, Rebecca (Julianne Moore), is pregnant, he panics. As Faulkner's crippling fear of commitment sets in, Rebecca decides to leave him. Realizing he wants to spend his life with her, Faulkner struggles to come to terms with the gravity of impending fatherhood -- a struggle helped in no way by the antics of Rebecca's bumbling obstetrician, Eastern-Bloc refugee Dr. Kosevich (Robin Williams).

Cast: Hugh Grant, Julianne Moore, Tom Arnold, Joan Cusack, Jeff Goldblum, Robin Williams, Joey Simmrin, Ashley Johnson

Director: Chris Columbus

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: 1492 Pictures, Twentieth Century Fox

Keywords: Girlfriend, 1990s, Heartwarming, Best friend, Transformation, Love, Hilarious, Endearing

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    Michael WilmingtonChicago Tribune

    It's a big, smiley, free-floating blimp of a comedy: a farce about reluctant fatherhood that could use some parental guidance. [12 July 1995, p.N16]

  • 75
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch

    The tone of Nine Months bounces back and forth between farce and sentimentality, and it doesn't always bounce true - the final screaming scene in a new-moon crazed hospital delivery room, for example, goes on way too long. And yet, when it is funny, which is fairly often, Nine Months is very funny. Occasionally, it's hilarious. [14 July 1995, p.3E]

  • 75
    Jay CarrBoston Globe

    Grant is surrounded by terrific comic performances from Robin Williams, Tom Arnold and Jeff Goldblum. Director Chris Columbus bolsters them with lively, robust pacing, turning Nine Months into a comedy of pregnancy that tests positive. [12 July 1995, p.41]

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