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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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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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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

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

Goofs

There are a couple scenes where marker tape is visible on the floor. 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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Version of Cinderella (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

976-Self Service
Music by Ralph Jones and Claudette Raiche
Produced and Engineered by Ralph Jones
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A guilty pleasure, perhaps, but great fun
25 October 2002 | by (Houston, TX) – See all my reviews

This charming fairy tale features some fine performances, especially from Dick Shawn, Valerie Perrine and Beverly D'Angelo. The movie is sweet and enjoyable, and there are a couple of nice songs, too. Suspend your disbelief, pop the corn, sit back and enjoy.


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