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Maid in Manhattan (2002)

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:

$18,711,407 (USA) (15 December 2002)

Gross:

$94,011,225 (USA)
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Trivia

In the Spanish dubbed version, Bob Hoskins' character has the same dub-player as Sir Anthony Hopkins in The Remains of the Day (1993). Both are butler characters. See more »

Goofs

When Chris, Marisa and Ty go for a walk in the park, they leave with the dog but in two subsequent scenes (penguin enclosure and hill side), the dog no longer appears to be with them. This is because Rufus was left with the dog walker sent by Jerry at approximately minute 34:15. At around 36:50, when Marisa realizes that she forgot Ty after she left the bench because of the paparazzi, and in the subsequent few seconds, you can see Ty leaving Rufus with the dog walker in the background. 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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Yes We Can Can
Written by Allen Toussaint
Performed by The Pointer Sisters
Courtesy of MCA Records
Under license from Universal Enterprises
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Wonderful "Feel Good" Movie
11 May 2003 | by See all my reviews

So you'll know where I'm coming from, some of my favorite movies are "Parent Trap," "Father of the Bride," "Kate & Leopold." If you like these kinds of movies that leave you feeling good and happy about life, then you'll enjoy this tastefully done movie as well. I could have done without a certain scene between the two, but this movie has a lot to offer, and has a moral to teach as well. It has strong characters of positive principles, and there's even an "older man mentor," like from "Pretty Women," that adds that wholesome touch to the film.


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