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Pretty Woman

R| 2 hr. 5 min.

Plot Summary
In this modern update on Cinderella, a prostitute and a wealthy businessman fall hard for one another, forming an unlikely pair. While on a business trip in L.A., Edward (Richard Gere), who makes a living buying and breaking up companies, picks up a hooker, Vivian (Julia Roberts), on a lark. After Edward hires Vivian to stay with him for the weekend, the two get closer, only to discover there are significant hurdles to overcome as they try to bridge the gap between their very different worlds.

Cast: Richard Gere , Julia Roberts , Ralph Bellamy , Jason Alexander , Laura San Giacomo , Hector Elizondo , Alex Hyde-White , Amy Yasbeck

Director: Garry Marshall

Genres: Romantic comedy, Romance

Pretty Woman (1990)

Release Date: January 1st, 1990|2 hr. 5 min.

critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( )
  • It's one of those self-consciously cute pictures, about as hard to take as a person who stands in front of a mirror and preens all day. [23 Mar 1990, Daily Datebook, p.E1] show more

  • For the first time in years (even counting his excellent work in “Internal Affairs”), Richard Gere's acting gears aren't too obviously apparent; Julia Roberts, though the breadth of her emotional range remains in question, is beautiful and can act - a not-bad blueprint for continued employment. [23 Mar 1990, Life, p.4D] show more

  • The sweetest and most openhearted love fable since "The Princess Bride." show more

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