Born Yesterday

Critics Consensus

Not even Melanie Griffith's charisma can inject fresh energy into this ill-conceived remake, which awkwardly retreads through the classic original's story without any of its charm.

23%

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27%

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Movie Info

A scrap-metal tycoon (John Goodman) turned real-estate mogul pays a Washington newsman (Don Johnson) to educate his feisty girlfriend (Melanie Griffith).

Cast & Crew

Melanie Griffith
Emma 'Billy' Dawn
John Goodman
Harry Brock
Don Johnson
Paul Verrall
Nora Dunn
Cynthia Schreiber, NPR Talk Show Host
Benjamin C. Bradlee
Alex Duffee, Sect. of the Navy
Stratton Leopold
Executive Producer
George Fenton
Original Music
Lajos Koltai
Cinematographer
Lesley Walker
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Critic Reviews for Born Yesterday

All Critics (26) | Top Critics (11) | Fresh (6) | Rotten (20)

Audience Reviews for Born Yesterday

  • Apr 28, 2008
    Melanie Griffith is a total charmer in this but everyone else is just okay.
    Sunil J Super Reviewer
  • Jul 13, 2007
    A 90s rom com starring Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson that's basically a cheap knock off of Pygmalion with a shabby blackmail plot tacked on. As good as it sounds.
    xGary X Super Reviewer
  • May 06, 2007
    I truly enjoy her rendidtion of the Bill of Rights.
    Valerie G Super Reviewer

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