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The Makeover (2013)

TV Movie  |  TV-PG  |   |  Comedy  |  27 January 2013 (USA)
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This is an update of George Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion" that changes the genders of the main characters. Hannah Higgins attempts to turn blue-collar Boston beer vendor Elliot Doolittle into ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Hannah Higgins
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Colleen
Georgia Lyman ...
Bonnie
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Allie Doolittle
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Frank (as Tony 'Tony V' Viveiros)
Nada Despotovich ...
Wilma
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Vivian
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Wade Bradbury
Lonnie Farmer ...
Humphrey Rossdale
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Pearce (as Albert Chan)
Marianna Bassham ...
Jean Evans
David Santori ...
Monsieur Rupert
Chris Zito ...
Victor
Marc Carver ...
Mr. Warner
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This is an update of George Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion" that changes the genders of the main characters. Hannah Higgins attempts to turn blue-collar Boston beer vendor Elliot Doolittle into a viable candidate and inadvertently learns something of Elliot's side of life. Written by Infrequent Contributor

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He's her work in progress.

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Ein Kandidat zum Verlieben  »

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$8,000,000 (estimated)
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David Walton who plays Elliot is actually from Boston. See more »

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In the last scene Hannah parks her car right in front of Elliot's front door and walks around the car to get to the door. When she comes out again she walks about eight paces uphill to get to her car. See more »

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Version of My Fair Lady (1964) See more »

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Dirty Water
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Performed by The Standells
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The makeover was sweet.
30 January 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have to confess I began watching with my son because I worked as background but I found myself forgetting about that and just smiling.. You have a sweet family movie with a moral center, talented and very smart actors. It wasn't preachy but fun... It made you think but not in a negative way. I loved the use of Boston landmarks in this.

We need more movies like this. Yes Boston does have people who talk and act that way. Boston is filled with a diverse population and this movie just sampled a small part of it. Yes I love my zombie flicks as well but this is a nice breath of fresh air.. BTW everyone onset was nice and very professional.


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