Pretty Woman Reviews

February 5, 2019
[T]here's nothing light about this movie's comic touch.
February 5, 2019
The Roberts smile - full-lipped, a mile wide and gleaming - is the closest the movies have yet come to capturing sunshine. Such dazzle should not be taken lightly.
March 23, 2017
The movie displays an almost preternatural disregard for women's feelings - call it Pygmalion, with a heavy accent on the first syllable - but the comedy is so slickly delivered that audiences may be content with chuckling over its polished surface ...
February 3, 2009
This is old-fashioned, assembly-line moviemaking without the old panache.
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
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?
Top Critic
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 20, 2003
It is something special.
January 1, 2000
Pretty Woman seduces all but the most wary.