By Caren Weiner
February 24, 1995 at 05:00 AM EST
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The producers of this family-values sex comedy — in which a boy (Michael Patrick Carter) sets his widowed dad (Ed Harris) up with a hooker (Melanie Griffith) who wears her heart of gold on her sleeve — must have thought they had a sure thing: half Sleepless in Seattle, half Pretty Woman, with a dash of Risky Business. Milk Money plays, however, like a cynically manipulative sitcom with a predictable plot and a self-consciously cute preteen hero. Harris is endearing, but the haggard Griffith poses throughout, and Carter comes off as the poor boy’s Macaulay Culkin. C-

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