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Uptown Girls (2003)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 15 August 2003 (USA)
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A grown-up woman, who kept her childish instincts and behavior, starts working as a nanny of a 8-year-old girl, who actually acts like an adult. But in the end everything turns to its right places.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Molly
... Ray
... Ingrid
... Huey
... Neal
... Mr. McConkey
... Roma Schleine
Will Toale ... Briefs Model
... Nurse
... Julie
... Party Guy (as Benjamin Quddus Philippe)
... Party Guy
... Fisher Stevens
Susanna Frazer ... Ballet Teacher
... Holly
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Storyline

Molly Gunn, the freewheeling daughter of a deceased rock legend, is forced to get a job when her manager steals her money. As nanny for precocious Ray, the oft ignored daughter of a music executive, she learns what it means to be an adult while teaching Ray how to be a child. Written by Lindsey

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They're about to teach each other how to act their age.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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15 August 2003 (USA)  »

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Molly Gunn  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,277,367, 17 August 2003, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$36,922,190, 12 October 2003
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The character of Huey was originally written to be edgy, unlikeable and bossy; eventually his character was changed to be slightly lighter and more fun so that he seemed as if he would be someone Molly would be friends with. See more »

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At the very end of the movie, Neal the musician is playing his guitar and singing, while the girls are dancing on the stage. Then we see him at the side of the stage, clapping, although we still hear him playing and singing. See more »

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Ray: [narration] Some fairy tales are true, most of there stories we make up to help us deal with real life; it all depends on your point of view, but here are the facts... there was once a princess, who lived in a castle, high above the streets of an enchanted kingdom. The king and queen were long gone but they left her with a treasure, that she would stay a princess forever. On the eve of her 22nd birthday a great celebration was planned...
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Features Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968) See more »

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Victory
Written by Lincoln Cushman, Lorien Jones, Andrea Wasse
Performed by The Weekend
Courtesy of teenage USA recordings
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Slow start, but definitely worth watching
2 February 2004 | by See all my reviews

As I say over and over again, a film doesn't have to be a work of art (that few even understand) to be a film. The keyword here is entertainment. And I thought this film was entertaining, not be confused with a work of art, or anything with a higher meaning. I could lean back and just enjoy watching the two characters change.

I thought, when I saw what a low rating it had gotten here on IMDb, that it would really stink. But the story did appeal to me. I'm glad I watched it - I give it a 7/10, just because I enjoyed watching it. So my advice: watch it, but as usual, don't expect Oscar material.


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