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Maid to Order (1987)

PG | | Fantasy, Comedy | 31 July 1987 (USA)
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

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Jessie Montgomery
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Stella Winston
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Nick McGuire
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Georgette Starkey
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Stan Starkey
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Charles Montgomery
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Audrey James
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Maria (as Begoña Plaza)
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Brie Starkey (as Rainbow Phoenix)
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Dude
Teddy Wilson ...
Woodrow (as Theodore Wilson)
Perla Walter ...
Trini
Rita Gomez ...
Juanita
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Bret
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Kim
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Storyline

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 <jmilani@ix.netcom.com>

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Genres:

Fantasy | Comedy

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Release Date:

31 July 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Vida e o Amor  »

Box Office

Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$9,868,521 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Theresa Randle's film debut. See more »

Goofs

When Maria uses the vacuum cleaner after Jessie sucks up the curtains, a significant portion of the debris lands on the pink chair behind Maria. In the next shot when Maria shouts angrily in Spanish, the chair is clean. See more »

Quotes

Jessie Montgomery: [after being arrested for driving under the influence AND carrying drugs, AND trying to bribe the cops who took her in, Jessie is sharing a cell with a hooker who's loudly filing her nails] ... Would you mind not doing that? I'm kinda bummed and I have a headache.
Hooker in Jail: And what are you in for?
Jessie Montgomery: I don't remember.
Hooker in Jail: Figures.
Jessie Montgomery: God, when this hits the papers... my poor father... He's a philanthropist.
Hooker in Jail: Is he serving time too?
Jessie Montgomery: No a philanthropist is... Never mind. So what are YOU in for?
Hooker in Jail: [sarcastic] ... ...
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Soundtracks

It's In His Kiss
Performed by Merry Clayton
Music and Lyrics by Rudy Clark
Produced by Curtis Amy
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WHAT A SPOILED BRAT
11 January 2001 | by (Lynn Haven,Florida) – See all my reviews



This is a great movie,Ally Sheedy stars as a spoiled brat that learns a valuble lesson when she gets a look at the real world.At first she lives with her rich family,but after many problems she becomes a stranger to them and has to get a job and face life.I liked the movie,warm,funny,entertaining,Ally Sheedy was great.I liked Carmine Iannaccone's small part as the habib.Has anyone seen the horror movie Slaughter High?Carmine starred in that as Skip Pollak.Well,that's all I can say for this film,but it was terrific,great 80's movie.See it if you have'nt already,you'll love it! Jacob Young


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