Junior (1994)

35mm film, colour, 1.85:1
DTS Stereo, Digital DTS Sound, English

An American comedy science fiction film directed by Ivan Reitman. It was originally released in the States on 23 November 1994.

Plot Summary

After they lose their funding Dr Hesse and Dr Arbogast use their fertility formula Expectane on eggs frozen by their replacement Dr Diana Reddin and inject them into Hesse who duly becomes pregnant.


Directed by: Ivan Reitman
© 1994 by Universal City Studios, Inc.
Universal Pictures presents a Northern Lights production. An Ivan Reitman film
Executive Producers: Joe Medjuck, Daniel Goldberg and Beverly J. Camhe
Co-Executive Producer: Chris Conrad
Produced by: Ivan Reitman
Co-producers: Neal Nordlinger, Gordon Webb
Associate Producer: Sheldon Kahn
Written by: Kevin Wade and Chris Conrad
Director of Photography: Adam Greenberg
Edited by: Sheldon Kahn, Wendy Greene Bricmont
Music by: James Newton Howard
Production Sound Mixer: Gene Steven Cantamessa
Costume Designer: Albert Wolsky
Prostethics & Makeup: Matthew W. Mungle
Special Effects Coordinator: David M. Blitstein
Visual Effects by: Buena Vista Visual Effects
Production Designer: Stephen Lineweaver
Choreographer: Marguerite Derricks

Arnold Schwarzenegger (Dr Alexander Hesse)
Danny DeVito (Dr Larry Arbogast)
Emma Thompson (Dr Diana Reddin)
Frank Langella (Noah Banes)
Pamela Reed (Angela)
Aida Turturro (Louise)
James Eckhouse (Ned Sneller)
Megan Cavanagh (Willow)
Welker White (Jenny)
Kathleen Chalfant (Casitas Madres receptionist)
Merle Kennedy (Samantha)
Judy Collins (Naomi)
Mindy Seeger (Alice)
Christopher Meloni (Mr Lanzarotta)
Antoinette Peragine (Mrs Lanzarotta)
Cassandra Wilson (singer)
Ellen McLaughlin (chairwoman (F.D.A.)
Stefan Gierasch (Edward Sawyer)
Alexander Enberg (Arthur)
Judy Ovitz (stewardess)
Kevin West, Ira Newborn (Lyndon executives)

Alternative Titles

Oh Baby
Oh Baby Oh Baby

See also
Dai shu nan ren (1995)
Seitsenstechen (1985)


Continuum vol.22 no.2 (April 2008) pp.279-288 – article (A pregnant man in the movies: The visual politics of reproduction by JaneMaree Baher)
Empire no.52 (October 1993) p.14 – illustrated note (Front Desk: In Production)
Empire no.67 (January 1995) p.34 – illustrated review (New films by Jeff Dawson)
Film Comment vol.31 no.1 Jan/Feb 1995) pp.17-29 – illustrated review (Really a part of me by David Thomson)
Film-Echo/Filmwoche no.50 (16 December 1994) p.4 – note (Wer war zuerst schwanger?)
Moving Pictures International
no.176 (10 March 1994) p.12 – note
vol.3 no.3 (April 1995) p.25 – article (Pregnant Pause)
vol.8 no.4 (December 1994) pp.76-83 – review (Easy Labor by Rachel Abramowitz)
Screen International
no.986 (2 December 1994) p.16 – review (by Ana Maria Bahiana)
Sight & Sound
vol.5 no.1 (January 1995) pp.46-47 – illustrated credits, synopsis, review (by Howard Feinstein)
18 April 1994 p.22 – credits, review
21 November 1994 p.37, 38 – credits, review (by Leonard Klady)

Horror and Science Fiction Films IV
by Donald C. Willis p.266