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Mrs. Winterbourne (1996)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  19 April 1996 (USA)
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Connie Doyle is eighteen and pregnant when her boyfriend kicks her out. She accidentally ends up on a train where she meets Hugh Winterbourne and his wife Patricia who is pregnant. The ... See full summary »

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Connie Doyle is eighteen and pregnant when her boyfriend kicks her out. She accidentally 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 hospital 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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The story of a girl who is going from filthy to rich [USA Theatrical] See more »

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

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$25,000,000 (estimated)

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$10,070,000 (USA) (12 July 1996)
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Matthew McConaughey was considered for the role of Bill/Hugh Winterbourne. See more »

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When Connie pulls the blue "who are you" note card out of the envelope the second time, her hands change positions on the card in between shots. See more »

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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...
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Bill Winterbourne: Paco...
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Paco: My money's on her.
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Mrs. Winterbourne is A Winner ***1/2
13 November 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As she gets older, veteran actress Shirley Mac Laine just gets better and better.

In this wonderful 1996 film, Miss MacLaine portrays the mother of a son and daughter who are tragically killed in a train wreck. Since she never met her daughter-in-law, this will provide for the wonderful plot.

Ricki Lake is a young girl down on her luck. Finding herself pregnant from an abusive hoodlum-like boyfriend, the latter kicks her out when he discovers her condition. It is her good fortune to meet up with MacLaine's son and new daughter-in-law. She is in the train when it crashes and having just put on the dead woman's wedding ring, she is easily mistaken for MacLaine's new daughter-in-law.

When she gives birth to the baby, MacLaine is a grandmother! Lake soon finds her dead "husband's" brother (Brendon Fraser) as her love interest. Naturally, seeing Lake in the newspaper with her wealthy "family" brings back the boyfriend to do some blackmailing. The fun really starts when the boyfriend is murdered and some more surprises are revealed.

The cast is just perfect and the storyline is done well.


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