PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Young newlyweds find out just how unprepared they are for their future together.
The hospital where Kristy (Elizabeth McGovern) has the baby, The Evanston Hospital, is a real hospital located in Evanston, Illinois. It still exists today (as of 2018), but has been extensively remodelled, to the point of not looking like the hospital in the film. It is also now called the Northshore Evanston Hospital.
Jefferson "Jake" Edward Briggs:
My inability to impregnate Kristy was blamed on tight shorts, having something to do with my body temperature. Seemed rather flimsy to me. To go through the hell of a fertility check and discover that my preference in undergarments was to blame ...
Kristen "Kristy" Briggs: ...
When Jake meets the mysterious girl in the museum, he is wearing a gray suit with a dark pink tie. He's still wearing that suit on the train, but when he arrives home, he is wearing a dark suit with a red tie.
The film's title is followed by the same 5 symbols that appeared at the start of each episode of Ben Casey (1961): "man, woman, birth, death, infinity" as the narrator of that series used to say.
$3,827,520 (USA) (7 February 1988)