Junior (1994)

Ultimate manly man Arnold Schwarzenegger learns what it's like to be an expectant mother in director Ivan Reitman's high-concept comedy. Schwarzenegger plays Dr. Hess, a medical researcher working on a revolutionary drug to help… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: November 23, 1994
DVD Release Date: December 15, 1998
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Critic Score: 32% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Rick Groen
Globe and Mail

A happy, healthy, bouncing baby of a movie.

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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

As a comedy, Junior has its share of laughs -- but no more than its share.

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Jon Niccum
Lawrence Journal-World

Not one of Schwarzenegger's best

Peter Travers
Rolling Stone

The plot is a more fertile ground for comedy than the 'sperm milkshake' that made Schwarzenegger and Danny De Vito brothers in Reitman's Twins.

James Berardinelli

Junior demands more range from its leading man than he's capable of giving. The predictable result is a big-budget mess more likely to elicit groans than laughter.

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Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

To quote Last Action Hero: "Big mistake!"

Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

It's goofy and ridiculous and preposterous, and yet it makes you feel good, and there is something oddly heartwarming about the sight of this macho guy melting with feelings of protectiveness and maternal concern.

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Emanuel Levy

This comedy is to this year's holiday season what Mrs. Doubtfire was to last year's, a mildly funny but utterly conventional and obvious farce.

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Michael Dequina

Cute, amusing, but never hilarious.

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Flixster Audience Score: 21% Flixster User Reviews
Joshua Wilburn
okay we get it, schwarzenegger is big and devito is small. please stop! it's jumped the shark! this film again is just some funny lines here or there from… More
Aj V
Another idiotic pregnant man movie, with some big stars who probably just did this movie for the fun of it. This comedy is stupid and unfunny, and I… More
Alex roy
Junior is a poorly constructed comedy that should never have been made. The idea behind the film was pretty original, but director Ivan Reitman doesn't… More
Tim Salmons
Spencer S.
Can you really blame me for taking an interest with the events of the past couple of weeks? Looking over the criteria, why wouldn't this be a home run? The… More
Wahida K
I would love to know how it is when a guy gets pregnant. I dont think any man out there will survive even a day. lol

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