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Miss Congeniality

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Miss Congeniality

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
109 minutes
Wide Release Date:
12/22/00
performer:
Sandra Bullock, Candice Bergen, Benjamin Bratt, Michael Caine, William Shatner
director:
Donald Petrie
Producers:
Castle Rock Productions, Fortis Films, Village Roadshow
distributor:
Warner Bros.
author:
Katie Ford, Marc Lawrence
genre:
Comedy, ActionAdventure

We gave it a C+

In Miss Congeniality, Sandra Bullock — one of today’s most likable but least successfully developed marquee-caliber actresses — stars as a frumpy FBI agent who goes undercover as a beauty pageant contestant. This gender-stereotyped, powder-puff comedy about the agony of women competing for tiaras and wrestling with leg wax lucks out only in comparison with worse junk like ”Beautiful” and ”Drop Dead Gorgeous.” It’s not mean — and it does costar Michael Caine and the great Candice Bergen.

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