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

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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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

When Connie asks where the train is going, she is told that it is going to Boston. The passenger car exteriors have stripes of purple and gold. The only passenger service that goes from New York to Boston is AMTRAK and their colors are red, white and blue so it cannot be a Boston bound train. See more »

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[Connie and Grace have performed a duet in which Connie has had to fake her lines]
Christine: What a singular interpretation!
Connie: Oh, fuck off.
Grace Winterbourne: You heard her, fuck off.
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Cliche plot, but I enjoyed it
9 April 2001 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I watched this for the first time after I bought it at my video store. I'm a fan of Brendan Fraser and usually enjoy his films. Shirley McLaine and Fraser shine in this movie. I loved both their characters and of course Paco, he was just too funny. I think all the characters fit the actors except Ricki Lake. I feel they could have cast, not necessarily a better actress, but just one who fit into this role more properly. I just can't seem to take Lake as a serious actress. Plus I'm used to her John Waters' film roles. She portrays wacky weirdo characters alot better than a single, pregnant, pennyless outsider. This, in my opinion, is a great feel good flick, perfect for those who crave silly romance comedies. I know my mother couldn't stop talking about it and loves the movie, as do I. All in all... the storyline was cliche - but I tend to like simple movies. Lake's acting could have been better - she did alright considering the films she's appeared in in the past. Simply put, this is a must see for any fans of Fraser or McLaine, who deliver wonderful performances. I give it an 8/10.


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