Pretty Woman (1990)
Front Cover Actor Back Cover
Jason Alexander Philip Stuckey
Ralph Bellamy James Morse
Joseph Campanella
Lucinda Crosby
Hector Elizondo The Hotel Manager
Richard Gere Edward Lewis
Alex Hyde-White David Morse
Stacy Keach
Larry Miller Mr. Hollister
Tom Nolan
Patrick Richwood Night Elevator Operator Dennis
Julia Roberts Vivian Ward
Laura San Giacomo Kit De Luca
Amy Yasbeck Elizabeth Stuckey
Movie Details
Director Garry Marshall
Producer Arnon Milchan
Writer J.F. Lawton
Studio Buena Vista
Language English
Audience Rating R (Restricted)
Running Time 117 mins
Country USA
Color Color
Plot
Self-involved corporate raider Edward Lewis (Richard Gere) has recently split up with his girlfriend. Seeking directions to the Beverly Hills Hotel, he makes the acquaintance of free-spirited hooker Vivian Ward (Julia Roberts) and decides to put her on a $3000 retainer as his "date." He Cinderellarizes her by bankrolling a full wardrobe and cosmetic makeover. Of course, the set-up will be strictly platonic. A disarming modern-day fairy tale, Pretty Woman was the picture that made Julia Roberts a superstar. As charming as she is in her "giggling" sequences, Roberts' best scene is her triumphant return to a posh Rodeo Drive shop where she'd been previously snubbed. Keeping Pretty Woman afloat throughout is the buoyant direction of Garry Marshall and the always welcome presence of Marshall's stock company of actors, including Hector Elizondo as a stuffy but golden-hearted concierge. Pretty Woman began its life as a much darker story of prostitutes and homicidal drug dealers, but more box-office-savvy heads ultimately prevailed. — Hal Erickson
Personal Details
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Index 411
Collection Status In Collection
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Product Details
Format DVD
Region Region 1
Screen Ratio Widescreen 1.85:1 Color
Layers Single side, Single layer
UPC 717951000415
Chapters 20
Release Date 2/1/2000
Subtitles Croatian; English; English for the hearing impaired; French; German; German for the hearing impaired; Greek; Hebrew; Portuguese; Slovenian; Spanish
Packaging Keep Case
Audio Tracks ENGLISH: Dolby Digital Surround
Nr of Disks/Tapes 1
Extra Features
Color Closed-captioned Dolby Widescreen