Pretty Woman Reviews

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January 31, 2009
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.
April 9, 2008
Gere and Roberts do good work, but this feelgood fantasy is laced with some preposterous messages about love, success and money.
April 9, 2008
Pic's casting is astute, with Gere underplaying like a sturdy ballet star who hoists the ballerina Roberts on his shoulders.
April 9, 2008
Bound to offend prostitutes and millionaires everywhere, this flick is not the street-smart Pygmalion it desperately wants to be.
April 9, 2008
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.
April 9, 2008
It's saying Roberts' character becomes a better person when she lands a rich guy and learns to cry at the opera.
April 9, 2008
He pays her $3,000 and they fall in love -- ain't Hollywood grand?
October 21, 2006
Yes, its title has become shorthand for Hollywood's escapist tendency to sugar-coat some of the darker realities of life, but [it's] still an awfully entertaining movie.
June 24, 2006
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'.
May 26, 2006
Director Garry Marshall somehow lucked into a hit despite his oppressive 125-minute running time and excessive schmaltz.
April 25, 2006
October 7, 2005
Plenty sappy and unrealistic but also a funny and dysfunctionally romantic charmer.
September 28, 2005
Re-visiting the film... is a mixed bag of reward and awkwardness...
September 24, 2005
The movie that catapulted Julia Roberts to major stardom and to Hollywood's boys club in paycheck shows why she has not had a rival over the past 15 years
September 23, 2005
With never-before-seen featurettes about this heartwarming love story
September 16, 2005
September 7, 2005
I've always loved this film, even though it is a class-A chick flick.
September 5, 2005
Gere and Roberts click as "John" and call girl destined for more romantic things.
September 4, 2005
Pretty Woman is the most predictably unpredictable romantic comedy around; bouncy and subtle, too. (15th Anniversary Special Edition)
August 20, 2005
As formulaic and push-button-y as it is, it still houses some truly enjoyable movie-star chemistry,
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