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Maid in Manhattan (2002)

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A senatorial candidate falls for a hotel maid, thinking she is a socialite when he sees her trying on a wealthy woman's dress.

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Marisa Ventura is a single mother born and bred in the boroughs of New York City, who works as a maid in a first-class Manhattan hotel. By a twist of fate and mistaken identity, Marisa meets Christopher Marshall, a handsome heir to a political dynasty, who believes that she is a guest at the hotel. Fate steps in and throws the unlikely pair together for one night. When Marisa's true identity is revealed, the two find that they are worlds apart, even though the distance separating them is just a subway ride between Manhattan and the Bronx. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG-13 for some language/sexual references | See all certifications »

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13 December 2002 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$55,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$258,936 (Japan) (9 May 2003)

Gross:

$1,328,858 (South Africa) (16 May 2003)
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Story writer John Hughes requested that his name be removed from the credits as the finished product had very little of his original script, which was set in Chicago. His pseudonym Edmond Dantes comes from the title character of Le Comte de Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas père. Hughes used the same credit in Beethoven (1992) and Drillbit Taylor (2008). See more »

Goofs

Marisa is holding her son's sweater in her hands, but in subsequent shots he is wearing it. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Marisa: Come on. Get your coat. We gotta go. You have everything?
Ty: Yeah.
Marisa: Hurry up, sweetie. We're late. Ty. Today papí. You're killing me, Ty. Right now you're killing mommy.
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Cute movie
2 April 2003 | by (Aarhus, Denmark) – See all my reviews

It might not be Oscar material, but it is a cute movie - so if you like Jennifer Lopez or wants to spend an evening on the sofa with your girlfriend, this movie is a good choice. Nice acting from all parts and a cool soundtrack with Norah Jones.


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