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Mrs. Winterbourne (1996)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 19 April 1996 (USA)
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Connie Doyle is eighteen and pregnant when her boyfriend kicks her out. She accidentally ends up on a train where she meets Hugh Winterbourne and his wife Patricia who is pregnant. The ... See full summary »

Director:

Richard Benjamin

Writers:

Cornell Woolrich (novel), Phoef Sutton (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Shirley MacLaine ... Grace Winterbourne
Ricki Lake ... Connie Doyle
Brendan Fraser ... Bill / Hugh Winterbourne
Miguel Sandoval ... Paco
Loren Dean ... Steve DeCunzo
Peter Gerety ... Father Brian Kilraine
Jane Krakowski ... Christine
Debra Monk ... Lieutenant Ambrose
Cathryn de Prume ... Renee
Kate Hennig Kate Hennig ... Sophie
Susan Haskell ... Patricia Winterbourne
Justin Van Lieshout Justin Van Lieshout ... Baby Hughie
Alec Thomlison Alec Thomlison ... Baby Hughie
Jennifer Irwin ... Susan
Victor A. Young ... Dr. Hopley (as Victor Young)
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Storyline

Connie Doyle is eighteen and pregnant when her boyfriend kicks her out. She accidentally ends up on a train where she meets Hugh Winterbourne and his wife Patricia who is pregnant. The train wrecks and she wakes up in the hospital to find out that it's been assumed that she's Patricia. Hugh's mother takes her in and she falls in love with Hugh's brother Bill. Just when she thinks everything is going her way, her ex-boyfriend shows up. Written by Shannon Andrews <Shannon.B.Andrews@m.cc.utah.edu>

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The story of a girl who is going from filthy to rich [USA Theatrical] See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some thematic elements and brief strong language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 April 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Afragi kai... egyos See more »

Filming Locations:

Beverly, Massachusetts, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$10,070,000, 14 July 1996
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Company Credits

Production Co:

TriStar Pictures,A&M Films See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

SDDS | Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Matthew McConaughey was considered for the role of Bill/Hugh Winterbourne. See more »

Goofs

When being pushed into the train, Connie says, "This isn't the subway!" but her mouth doesn't move. See more »

Quotes

Connie: Oh, Mother Winterbourne. Come in.
Grace Winterbourne: Mother Winterbourne! That's what I called my mother-in-law because she seemed so cold and distant.
Connie: Oh. What did you end up calling her?
Grace Winterbourne: Mother Winterbourne. She was cold and distant.
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Connections

Remake of No Man of Her Own (1950) See more »

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Garota De Ipanema
Written by Antonio Carlos Jobim & Vinicius de Moraes
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Why it's a five...
4 May 2008 | by addylennoxSee all my reviews

Because Brendan Fraser and Shirley Maclaine make it surprisingly bearable. Ricki Lake, God bless her, was, in a word, miscast; without the strength of Fraser and Maclaine, this movie is a two, at best a three. She's brings no life to the role, no reality. At best, she was an over-actor. At worst... well, she was a bad over-actor. A really, really bad over-actor. Still, for a movie that had so much potential (if not for the sometimes unbelievable -yet entertaining- storyline, then definitely for the two aforementioned lead actors) that was lost beneath the looming shadow that is Lake, I'd watch it again. If it were on cable TV... and if nothing else is on.


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