Milk Money

1994

Milk Money

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8%

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Total Count: 39

37%

Audience Score

User Ratings: 18,048
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Movie Info

After befriending a kind-hearted prostitute, a 12-year-old boy attempts to set her up with his widowed father in this family comedy. Young Frank Wheeler (Michael Patrick Carter) first meets working girl V (Melanie Griffith) when he and two friends pool their money to buy a glimpse of a naked woman. V does the job and agrees to drive Frank home; along the way, he becomes convinced that this nice call girl would be the perfect new wife for his dad (Ed Harris). V happens to be on the run from a group of evil gangsters, so when he invites her to stay at their house in the suburbs, she readily agrees. Masquerading as a math tutor, she strikes a chord with Mr. Wheeler, but this budding romance is soon threatened by the return of V's past. Despite the potentially off-color premise, Milk Money aims to be innocuous family fare, with juvenile jokes mixing with unthreatening romance.

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Cast

Ed Harris
as Tom Wheeler
Philip Bosco
as Jerry the Pope
Brian Christopher
as Kevin Clean
Kevin Scannell
as Mr. Clean
Margaret Nagle
as Mrs. Fetch
Kati Powell
as Mrs. Clean
John Alvin
as Rich Old Guy
Ann Baker
as Checker at Grocery Store
Tom Coop
as Holly's Brother
Michael Conn
as Little Kid's Girl
Julia Montgomery
as Stacey's Mom
Mark Pennell
as Holly's Dad
Don Roberts
as Larry the Neighbour
William L. Schwarber
as Tow Truck Driver
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Critic Reviews for Milk Money

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Audience Reviews for Milk Money

  • Jun 21, 2011
    A weak and silly romantic comedy with bad guys. A Pretty Woman that brings a bad script with boring couple.
    Lucas M Super Reviewer
  • Dec 17, 2009
    You can't get enough of a good thing... But first you have to find it.
    Wahida K Super Reviewer
  • Aug 15, 2009
    "Milk Money" is a comedy/drama about a group of boys who save up money so they can see a naked woman. They find V, a hooker who is short of money and trying to get away from the one she works for. She stays awhile in Frank's treehouse until she can get her car to working again. V (Melanie Griffith) begins to like Ed Harris after Frank tells her a lie about what his dad said about what she does for a living. I recommend anyone to see "Milk Money." It has a few funny parts to it, but it's more of a drama movie. And it's a good one at that. It's a good story of how a struggling hooker and a normal, everyday man try to sort out their differences while a young boy tries to keep them together. NOTE: That was my Amazon review from the year 2000. I've watched this one several times and like it each and every one.
    Jason O Super Reviewer
  • Sep 16, 2008
    Milk Money starring Melanie Griffith and Ed Harris is a cute film about a widowed father with a young son. The two meet a wild woman whom brings a lot of fun to there lifes.....a welcomed change for one and all. I enjoyed the movie.
    Mason W Super Reviewer

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