Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Chris Columbus|
|Produced by||Michael Barnathan
|Screenplay by||Patrick Braoudé
|Story by||Patrick Braoudé
|Music by||Hans Zimmer|
|Editing by||Raja Gosnell
Stephen E. Rivkin
|Distributed by||20th Century Fox|
|Running time||103 minutes|
Nine Months is a 1995 romantic comedy film directed by Chris Columbus. It stars Hugh Grant, Julianne Moore, Tom Arnold, Joan Cusack, Jeff Goldblum, and Robin Williams. The movie is a US remake of the French movie Neuf mois and served as Grant's first US starring role. It was filmed on location in the San Francisco Bay Area. The original music score was composed by Hans Zimmer.
Child psychologist Samuel Faulkner's (Hugh Grant) ideal romance with ballet teacher Rebecca Taylor (Julianne Moore) is turned upside-down when Rebecca gets pregnant. His fears mount due to his encounters with overbearing couple Marty (Tom Arnold) & Gail (Joan Cusack) and their unruly daughters, as well as the confusing advice he gets from his perpetually single artist friend (Jeff Goldblum). Too uninvolved with Rebecca's needs, Samuel parts company with her and takes a last stab at playing the field, but when he sees an ultrasound of his soon-to-be-born son, he decides that it's time to take responsibility before it's too late. Robin Williams, as Rebecca's Russian OB-GYN, adds much of the comic relief in the film.
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- Hugh Grant as Samuel Faulkner
- Julianne Moore as Rebecca Taylor-Faulkner
- Robin Williams as Dr. Kosevich
- Mia Cottet as Lili
- Tom Arnold as Marty Dwyer
- Joan Cusack as Gail Dwyer
- Jeff Goldblum as Sean Fletcher
- Joey Simmrin as Truman
- Ashley Johnson as Shannon Dwyer
- Alexa Vega as Molly Dwyer
- Aislin Roche as Patsy Dwyer
- Zelda Williams as Little Girl No. 3 in Ballet Class
- Charles Martinet as Arnie
Roger Ebert gave the film two stars, saying, "Nine Months is one of those movies where the outcome is abundantly clear to everyone but the hero, who remains in the hapless position of playing dumb because, if he didn't, there wouldn't be a plot."
- "These Are the Days"
- Written and Performed by Van Morrison
- "Baby, I Love You"
- "Turn Back the Hands of Time"
- Written by Bonnie F. Thompson and Jack Daniels
- Performed by Tyrone Davis
- Nine Months at the Internet Movie Database
- Nine Months at allmovie
- Nine Months at the TCM Movie Database
- Nine Months at Rotten Tomatoes