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Pretty Woman Reviews

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Emanuel Levy

The movie is a fairy tale, more about American consumerism than a reformed prostitute, but it's worth seeing for Julia Roberts charismatic performance.

Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com | Original Score: B

April 28, 2012
Derek Malcolm
This is London

It's all fairly unconvincing - but its heart is roughly in the right place.

Full Review Source: This is London | Original Score: 3/5

February 16, 2010
Ryan Cracknell
Movie Views

Takes the Disney princess and puts her in the real world, creating a chick flick with a little bit of edge, a whole lot of heart and and even more chemistry between the film's two leads.

Full Review Source: Movie Views

February 17, 2009
Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews

Believing in love is swell and all, but maybe we're better off not buying the brand Pretty Woman is selling. [Blu-ray]

Full Review Source: Groucho Reviews | Original Score: 2/4

February 16, 2009
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

The movie itself, a modern update of the Cinderella story, is as contrived as you get--isn't that not-so-secretly what we want?--but at no point is Roberts' performance

Full Review Source: Q Network Film Desk | Original Score: 3/4

February 14, 2009
Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine
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This is old-fashioned, assembly-line moviemaking without the old panache.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

February 3, 2009
Brian Webster
Apollo Guide

Against all odds, the presence of the incomparable Julia Roberts makes this a damn enjoyable career-defining film for Garry Marshall, and a guilty pleasure for movie lovers.

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 75/100

January 31, 2009


Gere and Roberts do good work, but this feelgood fantasy is laced with some preposterous messages about love, success and money.

Full Review Source: Film4

April 9, 2008
Variety Staff
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Pic's casting is astute, with Gere underplaying like a sturdy ballet star who hoists the ballerina Roberts on his shoulders.

Full Review Source: Variety

April 9, 2008

TV Guide's Movie Guide

Bound to offend prostitutes and millionaires everywhere, this flick is not the street-smart Pygmalion it desperately wants to be.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 2.5/4

April 9, 2008
Toby Rose
Empire Magazine

Low on real social comment, this modern fable still has more than enough chemistry between its leading pair to rake in the box-office rewards.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 3/5

April 9, 2008
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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It's saying Roberts' character becomes a better person when she lands a rich guy and learns to cry at the opera.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: D

April 9, 2008
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
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He pays her $3,000 and they fall in love -- ain't Hollywood grand?

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

April 9, 2008

Time Out
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For a film that attempts to satirise snooty materialism, it focuses too pantingly on the designer labels, and comes down firmly on the side of 'rich is better'.

Full Review Source: Time Out

June 24, 2006
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Director Garry Marshall somehow lucked into a hit despite his oppressive 125-minute running time and excessive schmaltz.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid | Original Score: 3/4

May 26, 2006
Forrest Hartman
Reno Gazette-Journal

Plenty sappy and unrealistic but also a funny and dysfunctionally romantic charmer.

| Original Score: B+

October 7, 2005
Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

I've always loved this film, even though it is a class-A chick flick.

Full Review Source: 7M Pictures | Original Score: 4/5

September 7, 2005
James Plath
Movie Metropolis

Gere and Roberts click as "John" and call girl destined for more romantic things.

| Original Score: 4/5

September 5, 2005
Scott Weinberg

As formulaic and push-button-y as it is, it still houses some truly enjoyable movie-star chemistry,

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3.5/5

August 20, 2005
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

An emotionally appealing film that taps into our primal feelings about money, power, pleasure, shame, intimacy, and love as a redemptive power.

Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice | Original Score: 3/5

August 18, 2004
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