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Maid to Order (1987)

PG  |   |  Fantasy, Comedy  |  10 July 1987 (USA)
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Spoiled Jessie Montgomery, whose wild behavior and spending excesses cause her well-meaning but exasperated millionaire father Charles to wish he never had her, is visited by fairy ... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jessie Montgomery
Stella Winston
Nick McGuire
Georgette Starkey
Stan Starkey
Charles Montgomery
Audrey James
Maria (as Begoña Plaza)
Brie Starkey (as Rainbow Phoenix)
Teddy Wilson ...
Woodrow (as Theodore Wilson)
Perla Walter ...
Rita Gomez ...


Spoiled Jessie Montgomery, whose wild behavior and spending excesses cause her well-meaning but exasperated millionaire father Charles to wish he never had her, is visited by fairy godmother Stella. In an effort to save Jessie, Stella casts a spell which causes Charles to no longer have a daughter. Jessie, now penniless and without a friend, must take a maid's job to earn a living, and hopefully to learn her lesson... Written by Jerry Milani <>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


She was raise in a Beverly Hills mansion. Now, she's got to clean one. Ally Sheedy is Jessie Montgomery ... worse help is hard to find. See more »


Fantasy | Comedy


PG | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

10 July 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Vida e o Amor  »

Box Office


$3,000,000 (estimated)


$9,868,521 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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The band at the party, the Loaded Blanks, are actually the hard rock band Great White. See more »


In the beginning after she's gotten out of prison, she's in the street talking to the godmother and in one glimpse of her she has these long blueish earrings on and the next shot of her she doesn't and then the next she does and so on and so forth. See more »


Charles Montgomery: I never thought I'd hear myself say something like this, Woodrow.
[Looks up at the stars]
Charles Montgomery: I wish I'd never had a daughter.
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Version of Mia fora ki enan kairo! (1985) See more »


Spirit In The Sky
Performed by Doctor & The Medics (as Dr. and The Medics)
Music and Lyrics by Norman Greenbaum
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Fantasy Cinderella tale
15 July 2002 | by (Cambridge, Vermont) – See all my reviews

I think this film may have been given too little credit. Although not an Oscar winner by far, it did lead me out of reality for a while and put a smile on my face. It is always nice when a film can do that. The music, by famous film composer Georges Delerue (Steel magnolias) helps cast the spell. Beverly D'angelo is well cast and Ally Sheedy is...well...Ally Sheedy

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