Pretty Woman Movie 90s Reflection


Pretty Woman is an American movie based on the romantic comedy film of 1990. Garry Marshall directs and J.F. Lawton writes the scripture of the movie. The film stars top Hollywood names Richard Gere and Julia Roberts working side by side. Charles Minsky plays his role in the cinematography sector. The movie was released under the banner of two major production companies of the time, Silver Screen Partners IV Regency International Pictures and Touchstone Pictures. The film contains 119 minutes. It consumes a production budget of $14 million and earns $463.4 million as its Hollywood box office collection.

Pretty Woman


Pretty Woman is the story of a powerful corporate raider, Edward, and a prostitute Vivian. It’s a story of love, respect, and prosperity, hand in hand. Edward is an honest, respectful, and wealthy businessman who’s now passing through a difficult time in his personal and business life. Unexpectedly, He meets Vivian and decides to spend a night with her as a prostitute. But she impresses him enough that he gives her money to purchase new clothes and spend more with him during his project of selling his company’s share.

He becomes more obsessed with her new look and begins caring about her. In the middle of the story, he starts suspecting her of being involved with another person, David. But this response disappoints Vivian and she isolates herself from Edward, leading Edward to realize his mistake. In the end, Edward becomes successful because of Vivian and he decides to always be happy with her.

Pretty Woman story


It is always clear that without the efficient role of casting, no movie has been successful. Richard Gere, a famous Hollywood star of nineteen’s plays the role of Edward Lewis, a famous wealthy businessman who falls in love with a prostitute. Julia Roberts appears in the role of a prostitute, Vivian. She is the later love and point of attention for Edward. Ralph Bellamy plays the role of Jim Morse, owner of Morse Industries, a shipping company, and is highly indebted in debt. In many minor characters, Jason Alexander and Hector Elizondo play the roles of Philip Stuckey and Barnard.

Releasing and Boxing

The Pretty Woman film talks about the revelation of dark truths about the personal lives of prostitutes and the difficulties they face in adjusting to normal life. It’s about Los Angeles’s prostitution activities of the 1980s. The movie is overall successful because of the themes and the uniqueness of the idea of presenting prostitutes on the map of the big screen. Initially, the film’s budget was $14 million but later, it was enhanced a bit finally, helping the film make $463.4 million smoothly.


The end of the story is fascinating as it clarifies the audience’s minds. There’s a depiction of the prostitutes as human beings with a human heart. Vivian meets a successful businessman who begins to admire her, first because of her beauty and then later because becomes obsessed with herself as a whole. He gets jealous when she talks to others eventually, resulting in their breakup. 

At last, he realizes many changes in his personality, finally enabling him to do things that he never was capable enough to do. Edwards decides to make his company powerful and more effective than ever, making David, his colleague, more jealous. In the end, both Edward and Vivian reunite and decide to never leave each other alone in the realm of this world of unhappiness.

Short Details about Pretty Woman

  • Release Date
    • March 23, 1990
  • Running time
    • 1 hour 59 minutes
  • Language
    • English
  • Country of origin
    • United States
  • Budget
    • $14 million
  •  Box office
    • $463.4 million
  • Written
    • By J. F. Lawton
  • Directed
    • By Garry Marshall
  • Produced
    • By Arnon Milchan, Steven Reuther, and Gary W. Goldstein
  • Distributed                                                           
    • By Buena Vista Pictures and Distribution
  • Production Companies
    • Touchstone Pictures, Silver Screen Partners Iv, and Regency International Pictures
  • Edited
    • By Raja Gosnel, and Priscilla Nedd
  • Music
    • By James Newton Howard

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