14. 9 Months
This 1995 comedy was imagined to be Grant’s large studio-movie follow-up to 4 Weddings and a Funeral—and it was, solely it hit theaters barely two weeks after the actor (who on the time had been courting Elizabeth Hurley for years) was arrested for soliciting a prostitute in Hollywood. He later pleaded no contest to lewd conduct with a prostitute.
“It did properly, but it surely might need achieved higher had I been higher, and had I not been arrested the day earlier than it got here out. I screwed it up,” Grant cracked within the 2019 BBC2 particular Hugh Grant: A Life on Display screen.
However 9 Months did not make the backside of this checklist due to the actor’s off-screen peccadilloes. Fairly, it is as a result of Samuel Faulkner, a baby psychologist who begins to unravel when his live-in girlfriend Rebecca (Julianne Moore) tells him she’s pregnant—spoiler alert, he is simply actually afraid he will be a foul dad—is egocentric and ridiculous till he redeems himself on the eleventh hour and turns into good husband-and-father materials.
Because of the supporting forged of Tom Arnold, Joan Cusack, Jeff Goldblum and Robin Williams, the film is humorous (and it was removed from a flop, incomes $138 million on the field workplace), however the so-called rom a part of this rom-com is a bust.
“Good actress, loathes me,” Grant said of Moore (presumably facetiously, perhaps?) when requested by Elle journal to share some ideas on his main women (a visit down interview-memory lane he was reminded of on The Graham Norton Present).