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Mrs. Winterbourne (1996)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Romance  -  19 April 1996 (USA)
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Connie Doyle is eighteen and pregnant her boyfriend has kicked her out. She accidentaly ends up on a train where she meets Hugh Winterbourne and his wife Patricia who is pregnant. The train... See full summary »

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Connie Doyle is eighteen and pregnant her boyfriend has kicked her out. She accidentaly ends up on a train where she meets Hugh Winterbourne and his wife Patricia who is pregnant. The train wrecks and she wakes up in the hosptial to find out that it's been assumed that she's Patricia. Hugh's mother takes her in and she falls in love with Hugh's brother Bill. Just when she thinks everything is going her way, her ex-boyfriend shows up. Written by Shannon Andrews <Shannon.B.Andrews@m.cc.utah.edu>

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A romantic comedy of mistaken identity and unexpected love . . . [Video] See more »

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Rated PG-13 for some thematic elements and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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19 April 1996 (USA)  »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)

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$10,070,000 (USA) (12 July 1996)
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Despite having already lost 125 lbs, Ricki Lake was required to lose an additional 20 lbs before filming could begin. See more »

Goofs

In the bedroom as Grace says she "didn't like the nails," Connie's hand that Grace is holding changes positions in between shots. See more »

Quotes

Grace Winterbourne: She is Hugh's widow, and she has just given birth to my grandson, under 200 tons of twisted metal. Now, I don't care if she turns out to be a Colombian drug lord, I'm going to help her all I can. And unless you start treating her with some respect, I'll take you over my knee and spank you! And don't you think for one minute that I can't do it...
[exasperated]
Bill Winterbourne: Paco...
[snorts]
Paco: My money's on her.
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Why it's a five...
4 May 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Because Brendan Fraser and Shirley Maclaine make it surprisingly bearable. Ricki Lake, God bless her, was, in a word, miscast; without the strength of Fraser and Maclaine, this movie is a two, at best a three. She's brings no life to the role, no reality. At best, she was an over-actor. At worst... well, she was a bad over-actor. A really, really bad over-actor. Still, for a movie that had so much potential (if not for the sometimes unbelievable -yet entertaining- storyline, then definitely for the two aforementioned lead actors) that was lost beneath the looming shadow that is Lake, I'd watch it again. If it were on cable TV... and if nothing else is on.


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