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The Beautician and the Beast (1997)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  7 February 1997 (USA)
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A New York cosmetologist mistakenly thought to be a science teacher is offered a job to teach the children of an Eastern European dictator.

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Ira Grushinsky
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Leonid Kleist
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Katrina Pochenko
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Jerry Miller
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Judy Miller
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Kyle Wilkerson ...
Yuri Pochenko
Tyler Wilkerson ...
Yuri Pochenko
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Alek
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Consuela
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A beautician in America is mistakenly thought to be an academic teacher by a representative of an Eastern European dictator. She is invited to their country on that mistaken belief and is asked to be the tutor of the dictator's children. While there, she tries to Westernize the whole country. Written by Tony Berkoff <aberkoff@hq.caci.com>

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Rated PG for some mild language and sensuality | See all certifications »
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7 February 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La niñera y el presidente  »

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Budget:

$16,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$4,080,222 (USA) (7 February 1997)

Gross:

$11,454,593 (USA) (9 May 1997)
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Fran Drescher took voice lessons to alter the nasal quality of her voice for the part of Joy Miller. When she arrived on set using her new "normal" voice, producers insisted that she revert to her natural trademark one, as it was one of the reasons she was asked to play the part. See more »

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When Joy is massaging the president, the cloth around his face keeps disappearing and reappearing between shots. See more »

Quotes

Boris Pochenko: [Outside Joy's parents house] Before you throw me out, I have three things to say. One; I released the boy from prison. Two; I'm holding free elections in the Spring. Three... Well I can't think of something else.
Joy Miller: One and two are plenty!
[They kiss]
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References The Silence of the Lambs (1991) See more »

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L'Internationale
by Eugène Pottier (as Eugene Pottier) & Pierre Degeyter
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I love it !
15 August 2006 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

I don't care if Timothy Dalton has a shitty accent in this movie. I don't care if Fran Drescher has a nasal voice. So what that Slovetzia doesn't exist, and the bad people are dark, gloomy western stereotypes of former eastern regimes. I don't care, as long as I enjoy watching it. I totally adore this movie. It leaves me with a giggle and a big smile on my face, and movies that do that make just as much sense to me as Schindler's List, if I'm in the mood to watch that kind of movie. I love a movie, where I can put my brain on stand by and just enjoy it. I've just received the movie today, and I know, that tonight will be chips and dip night in front of the TV. Just can't wait to watch it again. A big 10 from me for the entertainment value.


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