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A street-wise, middle-aged moll named Gloria stands up against the mobs, which is complicated by a six-year-old urchin with a will of his own who she reluctantly takes under her wing after his family has been gunned down. Written by BOB STEBBINS <stebinsbob@aol.com>

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Gloria. Big mouth. Big attitude. But who knew she had a big heart.

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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22 January 1999 (USA)  »

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$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,143,089 (USA) (22 January 1999)

Gross:

$4,155,234 (USA) (12 March 1999)
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Sharon Stone (Gloria) previously co-starred with Gena Rowlands, who played Gloria Swenson in Gloria (1980) in The Mighty (1998). See more »

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In the scene where Gloria checks into the hotel, as she takes her shoes off and washes her feet in the bath tub, her shoe is on the floor then it is on the bed. See more »

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Nicholas 'Nicky' Nuñez: I like sleeping with you.
Gloria: You're not the first guy to tell me that.
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References Soul Food (1997) See more »

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Vengo Cayendo
Written and Performed byLos Pleneros de la 21
Courtesy of Music of the World Ltd.
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Almost unwatchable gangstress-with-a-heart-of-gold story
8 July 1999 | by See all my reviews

Sharon Stone with a Bronx accent? British actor, Jeremy Northam, copping same accent to sound like a mafioso? Ridiculous. Sharon must have agreed to do this movie to make a statement about her maternal side, wanting a baby, who knows! She plays a gangster moll who rescues a 7 yr old from being rubbed out (truly!), after which the entire movie shows the pair bonding in coffee shops an running from armed henchman. Will she leave the kid in an upstate Catholic school where he will get good care, education and A LIFE? Or will she be forced by the tug of her heartstrings to raise him herself in spite of having nothing but a criminal record to offer? What do you think? Ugh.

Might be a good rental for those playing Spot-A-Movie-Cliche-Take-A-Drink game.


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