Three Men and a Little Lady

Last Updated on: June 26th, 2024

Three Men and a Little Lady (Touchstone Movie)

“Three Men and a Little Lady” is a comedy film released in 1990, directed by Emile Ardolino. The movie is a sequel to the 1987 film “Three Men and a Baby.”

The story picks up where the first film left off, following the lives of three bachelors – architect Peter (Tom Selleck), cartoonist Michael (Steve Guttenberg), and actor Jack (Ted Danson) – who are now happily co-parenting Mary, the little girl they once found on their doorstep.

In “Three Men and a Little Lady,” Mary is now five years old, and her mother, Sylvia (Nancy Travis), has decided to move to England to marry her boyfriend, Edward (Christopher Cazenove). Mary’s departure deeply affects the three men, who have grown attached to her and consider themselves her fathers.

Faced with the prospect of losing Mary, the three men travel to England to try and stop the wedding. As they navigate the cultural differences and the challenges of winning back Mary’s affection, they are reminded of the importance of being there for her and the unique bond they share with her.

“Three Men and a Little Lady” is a heartwarming and humorous family comedy that explores themes of fatherhood, love, and the complexities of family dynamics. The film blends comedic moments with tender and emotional scenes, showcasing the three men’s growth as fathers and their commitment to the little girl they have come to love as their own.

The film’s charming ensemble cast, led by Tom Selleck, Steve Guttenberg, and Ted Danson, delivers enjoyable performances, capturing the endearing camaraderie of the three men and their affectionate relationship with little Mary.

While “Three Men and a Little Lady” received mixed reviews from critics, it found success at the box office and remains a beloved touchstone for fans of family comedies. The film’s exploration of fatherhood, friendship, and the unconditional love shared between parents and their children has made it a heartwarming and timeless cinematic experience.

Three Men and a Little Lady

Additional Details


  • Tom Selleck: Peter Mitchell
  • Steve Guttenberg: Michael Kellam
  • Ted Danson: Jack Holden
  • Nancy Travis: Sylvia Bennington-Mitchell
  • Christopher Cazenove: Edward Hargreave
  • Fiona Shaw: Miss Elspeth Lomax
  • Robin Weisman: Mary Bennington
  • John Boswall: Barrow, Edward’s butler
  • Sheila Hancock: Vera Bennington


  • Director: Emile Ardolino
  • Producers: Ted Field and Robert Cort
  • Screenplay: Charlie Peters

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