Overall Rank: 5307
Average Rating: 2.5/4
# of Ratings: 253
Theatrical Release Date: 12/22/2000
Genre: Comedy, Romance
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Donald Petrie
Actors: Sandra Bullock, Michael Caine, Benjamin Bratt, Candice Bergen, Ernie Hudson, William Shatner
Plot: The FBI gets a threat from the "citizen" about the Miss United States Pageant. Now their only problem is how are they going to protect the women in the pageant? Grace Hart, the one person that you think is wrong for the job is perfect for it. This movie follows Grace through all of the struggles that it takes to be a beautiful contestant and you may actually be surprised by the turn that it takes in the end.
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Yojimbo - wrote on 05/10/2012
I have a terrible admission to make...I like Sandra Bullock. I'm not proud of it, but her brand of kooky girl next door charm is quite appealing to me. So sue me. This is a typical example of the kind of one idea formulaic comedy that I usually detest, but Michael Caine's amusingly disdainful gay Henry Higgins plays off Sandra really well, and there are some genuinely funny lines. Add a cheerfully self-mocking supporting cast and a knowingly tongue in cheek approach and it's at the more tolerable end of this kind of feelgood pap.
Chris Kavan - wrote on 01/10/2012
A slight and sweet film - Sandra Bullock looks like she's having fun, and it comes across on screen. Still, it's pretty much fluff entertainment as far as I'm concerned. A nice appetizer, but nowhere near filling enough for a full meal.
Alaine - wrote on 12/17/2011
As heavy-handed as this was, I pretty much enjoyed watching it. Sandra Bullock gets good pay for many reasons, not the least of which is her ability to sell a film. Stupid plot, dumb jokes, some good little moments. OK to pass time with.
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MovieAddict - wrote on 02/05/2012
Sandra Bullock stars as a rough tom-boyish Gracie Hart, an FBI agent assigned to go undercover at a beauty pageant to uncover a suspected bomb plot. To coach her along the way, the Feds enlist the help of pageant veteran Victor Melling (Michael Caine) who is given the role of transforming the doughnut scoffing Gracie into a genuine Miss America competitor. Along the way she discovers her feminine side, realizes that beauty pageant participants should not ridiculed, and accepts that they have brains as well as beauty. Benjamin Bratt plays Bullock's fellow agent who is a cocky, overconfident ladies man. This movie is funny from beginning to end and pokes fun at the beauty pageant scene very effectively and it is enchanting to watch how Gracie turns into a beautiful swan. Caine excels in …
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