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Sharon Stone plays a street-wise, middle-aged moll standing up against the mobs, all of which is complicated by a 6 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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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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22 January 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Gloria - A Mulher  »

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Budget:

$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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When asked why he decided to direct this film, Sidney Lumet frankly replied that he liked to work all the time, and if he couldn't find a good script he'd take a fair one. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Gloria: You know, women got the greatest gift in the world. All they got to do is fall in love, and some guy just takes care of them.
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Laughing Wolf/Mountain Madness
Written and Performed by Alasdair Fraser and Paul Machlis
Courtesy of Narada Productions
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A banal but well told story
4 December 2005 | by (Portugal) – See all my reviews

The veteran Sidney Lumet wastes his talent here by presenting us with a well told but banal story of a woman involved with the leader of a criminal gang who accidentally becomes aware that the gang is willing to kill a little boy in order to eliminate a possible undesirable witness and decides then to save the boy at the risk of her own life, initiating a course of hide and run well shown in a sequence of scenes thrilling enough to rivet our attention. However neither Sharon Stone in the role of the woman who develops maternal love for the boy nor Jean-Luke Figueroa in the role of the little boy suddenly orphaned and becoming sentimentally attached to her, are very convincing indeed and that's the weakest part of the movie. The best part of the movie is the acting of George C. Scott another veteran, here in a minor role but showing his great talent every time he appears on screen. A fair movie after all.


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