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Jack & Sarah (1995)

A young American woman becomes a nanny in the home of a recent British widower.

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Tim Sullivan

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Tim Sullivan
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard E. Grant ... Jack (as Richard E Grant)
Samantha Mathis ... Amy
Judi Dench ... Margaret
Eileen Atkins ... Phil
Cherie Lunghi ... Anna
Imogen Stubbs ... Sarah
David Swift ... Michael
Kate Hardie ... Pamela
Laurent Grévill Laurent Grévill ... Alain
Ian McKellen ... William
Bianca Lee Bianca Lee ... Baby Sarah
Sophia Lee Sophia Lee ... Baby Sarah
Sophia Sullivan Sophia Sullivan ... Sarah as a Toddler
Niven Boyd Niven Boyd ... Nathaniel
Tracy Thorne ... Susan
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Storyline

Jack always lands on his feet. He lands on his feet when he marries the beautiful Sarah. He lands on his feet when he buys a luxurious new house. However, when Sarah goes into labor, he takes a tumble down the stairs and lands on his head. When he comes around he discovers he is the proud father of a baby girl, but deficient in the spouse department to the tune of 1. He hires the help of a novice nanny, but at the end of the day, it's Jack who's left holding the baby. Written by Tim McSmythurs <Tim.McSmythurs@swindon.ericsson.se>

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Sometimes... it's the little things in life that bring people together. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic elements, mild sensuality and language | See all certifications »
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Country:

France | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 March 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Akachan ni banzai!? See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$218,626
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Sound Mix:

Dolby | Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Stephen Rea refused the part of Jack. See more »

Quotes

Margaret: Do let us in, Darling. People will think we're Jehovah's Witnesses.
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Soundtracks

Practise What You Preach
Composed by Barry White (as White)/Levert/Nicholas
Published by Warner Chappell/Zomba/MCA
Performed by Barry White
Courtesy of A&M Records Inc.
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Bought it at a video store closing sale, and am now quite glad.
16 October 2002 | by JigglypoofSee all my reviews

This is an excellent romance novel come to life... almost as though it's an adaptation. It could very well be. I've seen many films about babies and parenting, but this one is truly unique in its scope.

You'll coo, or at the very least smile, as he gently comforts and kisses the baby... you'll laugh at the comedic elements, and feel the same intensity of emotion in pain and sympathy. The performances are truly outstanding.

To think that I bought this movie because the premise sounded good, and left it sitting around for months, only to watch it last night with my partner and be blown away.

Don't pass this off as a chick flick, either. I think it's also meant to appeal to the paternal feelings in every man. Just enough little twists and turns to keep you guessing, too.


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