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Junior Reviews

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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television
December 4, 2016
Unusual science fiction set in contemporary times rather than the future.
Emanuel Levy
December 18, 2006
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.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Jon Niccum
Lawrence Journal-World
May 7, 2004
Not one of Schwarzenegger's best
| Original Score: 2/5
Luke Y. Thompson
New Times
April 2, 2004
To quote Last Action Hero: "Big mistake!"
Read More | Original Score: 0/5
Michael Dequina
January 11, 2004
Cute, amusing, but never hilarious.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena
July 25, 2003
A história é absurda, mas esta é uma daquelas comédias leves que servem como bom passatempo.
| Original Score: 3/5
July 4, 2003
Bizarrely amusing and quotable.
| Original Score: 3/5
Brian Mckay
March 19, 2003
A pregnant Schwarznegger? Whose brainchild was this? A repugnantly lame and unfunny comedy.
| Original Score: 0/5
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
August 21, 2002
Obviously not one of the films that cause some people to call Reitman the "king of comedy"
| Original Score: 2/5
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Rick Groen
Globe and Mail
April 12, 2002
A happy, healthy, bouncing baby of a movie.
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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
May 12, 2001
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.
Christopher Null
April 25, 2001
I've seen better movies, but I've certainly seen worse.
| Original Score: 2.5/5
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James Berardinelli
January 1, 2000
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.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
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.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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Desson Thomson
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
For the right audience, Junior may deliver. But there's a whole lot of pregnancy to go through first.
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Rita Kempley
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
A fleecy romantic caper with a dusting of feminism, the picture is basically a one-joke movie successfully nursed by director Ivan Reitman.
Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Junior is passable entertainment, but it could hardly be called fully developed.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews
January 1, 2000
[Emma Thompson] is totally wasted in this movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Chris Hicks
Deseret News, Salt Lake City
January 1, 2000
While initially amusing, it gets to be an old joke fairly quickly.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
January 1, 2000
As a comedy, Junior has its share of laughs -- but no more than its share.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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