Film: Nine Months

Nine Months is a 1995 romantic comedy directed by Chris Columbus and starring Hugh Grant and Julianne Moore. It is the story of Samuel, a self-absorbed child therapist who goes into a panic when his girlfriend discovers that she's pregnant.

This film contains examples of:

  • Babies Make Everything Better: Played with, in that initially, Sam's life seems to be spinning out of control after Rebecca becomes pregnant, but ultimately, becoming a father forces him to grow up.
  • Funny Foreigner: Dr. Kosevich, the Russian OB-GYN that Sam and Rebecca keep getting stuck with.
  • Irony: Sam is a therapist whose practice apparently specializes in children, yet has no idea how to raise a kid himself.
  • Troubling Unchildlike Behavior: One of Marty and Gail's daughters reads Harlequin romance novels and acts them out in front of Sam.