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Mrs. Winterbourne (1996)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 19 April 1996 (USA)
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)  »

Also Known As:

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$25,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$10,070,000 (USA) (14 July 1996)
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Trivia

Based on a book "I Married a Dead Man" See more »

Goofs

During the "Sunny Side Of The Street" rendition, Connie joins in with Mother Winterbourne, but her lips don't seem to start moving until a bar or so later than her voice. 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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Version of J'ai épousé une ombre (1983) See more »

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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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