Julia Fiona Roberts (born October 28 1967) is an American film actress and former fashion model. She shot to fame during the early 1990s after starring in the romantic comedy, Pretty Woman, opposite Richard Gere. Her career includes films such as Pretty Woman, Runaway Bride, and Ocean's Eleven, which have collectively earned box office receipts well over $2 billion. She won the Best Actress Academy Award in 2001 for her critically praised turn as the title character in Erin Brockovich after two previous nominations during the 1990s.
Since then, Roberts has become the highest-paid actress in the world, topping the Hollywood Reporter 's annual power list of top-earning female stars for four consecutive years (2002-2005). An unprecedented $25 million was paid to Roberts for her role in 2003's Mona Lisa Smile. As of 2007, Roberts' net worth was estimated around US$140,000,000.
Roberts was also the first actress to appear on the cover of Vogue and the first woman to land on the cover of ...
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Charlie Wilson's War is a 2007 drama film about Democratic Texas Congressman Charlie Wilson, who conspired with a rogue CIA operative named Gust Avrakotos to launch an operation to help the Afghan Mujahideen during the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. It is based on a 2003 book of the same title by George Crile. Starring Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts and Phillip Seymour Hoffman.
On January 18, 2007, a 34-year-old special-effects assistant suffered head and facial injuries when a hand-held mortar exploded while being tested on the set for the film.Emily Blunt and Amy Adams make cameo appearances in this film.
Charlotte's Web is a live-action/computer-animated feature film, based on the popular book of the same name by E.B. White. It is directed by Gary Winick and produced by Paramount Pictures, Walden Media, The Kerner Entertainment Company, and Nickelodeon Movies. The screenplay is by Susannah Grant and Karey Kirkpatrick, based on White's book. It is the second film adaptation of White's book, preceded by a 1973 cel-animated version produced by Hanna-Barbera for Paramount Pictures. It was distributed in Switzerland, Spain, and Netherlands by Universal Pictures.
The film was at one time intended for a June 2006 release, but was pushed back to December 2006 to avoid competition with two other films from Nickelodeon Movies - Nacho Libre and Barnyard - as well as Over the Hedge and Cars among other films. It was released in Australia on December 7, 2006 and in the United States and Canada on December 15, 2006. The U.S. and Canadian release date matches that of 20th Century Fox's Eragon,...,
The Ant Bully is a computer-animated film produced by Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman's Playtone, John A. Davis and Keith Alcorn's DNA Productions and directed by John A. Davis. Released in movie theatres on July 28, 2006 by Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures, it is based on a book by John Nickle and featuring the voices of Nicolas Cage, Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep, Allison Mack and Paul Giamatti. Concurrently with the general release, the film will be offered in big screen IMAX 3D, the format also used with The Polar Express. For more information on the IMAX 3D experience of The Ant Bully, see The Ant Bully IMAX 3D Experience.
The story is about a 10-year-old boy named Lucas Nickle (Zach Tyler Eisen), who has just moved to a new neighborhood, has no friends, and is the target for the local bully and his gang. His parents are leaving for a honeymoon in Puerto Vallarta, so they are too busy to attend to his problems. His sister is distracted by her cellular phone, and the grandmother ...
Ocean's Twelve is a 2004 film that takes place after the events of the 2001 movie Ocean's Eleven. Like its predecessor, the film is directed by Steven Soderbergh and stars an ensemble cast. The film was released in the United States on December 10, 2004.
The film is rated PG-13 in the U.S., 12A in the United Kingdom, M in Australia and PG in Canada. As with the first film, there is no sex, violence or strong subject matter and it was the inclusion of a few choice sexual swear words uttered in a non-sexual context that upped the film to a more commercial rating. A sequel, Ocean's Thirteen, was released on June 8, 2007 in the United States and in several countries in the Middle East on June 6 2007.
The sequel was based on a spec script by George Nolfi called Honor Among Thieves that was originally intended to be directed by John Woo. The filming of Ocean's Twelve took place at many locations worldwide. United States film cities include Beverly Hills,...,
Closer is a 2004 film written by Patrick Marber, based on his award-winning play of the same name. It was directed by Mike Nichols and stars Julia Roberts, Natalie Portman, Clive Owen, and Jude Law in a story involving infidelity, intimacy and sacrifice.
The film, like the play on which it is based, has been seen by some as a modern and tragic version of Mozart's opera Così fan tutte, with references to that opera in both the plot and the soundtrack.Clive Owen starred in the 1997 play Closer as "Dan", the role assumed by Jude Law in the film.
The film was recognized with a number of awards and nominations, including Oscar nominations for both Portman and Owen for their performances in supporting roles.
In the opening scene, a twenty year old Alice Ayres, (played by Portman), and Dan Woolf, (played by Law), see each other for the first time from opposite sides of a street, as they are walking toward each other amongst many other rush hour pedestrians. Alice is a young American stripper...,
Mona Lisa Smile is a 2003 film that was produced by Revolution Studios and Columbia Pictures, directed by Mike Newell, written by Lawrence Konner and Mark Rosenthal, and starring Julia Roberts, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Kirsten Dunst, and Julia Stiles. The title is a reference to the Mona Lisa, the famous painting by Leonardo da Vinci, and the song of the same name, originally performed by Nat King Cole, which was covered by Seal for the movie. The film is a loose adaptation of The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, a novel by Muriel Spark, and the title also references that text.
Mona Lisa Smile tells the story of a feminist teacher who studied at UCLA graduate school and left as a first-year teacher from "Oakland State" University (thought to be a fictionalized University of California, Berkeley), leaves her boyfriend behind in Los Angeles, California in 1953, to teach at Wellesley College, a conservative women's private liberal arts college in Massachusetts, United States.
Watson tries to open...,
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind is a 2002 American film based on the "unauthorised autobiography" by Chuck Barris, the American creator and producer of television game shows, who claimed to have also worked as an assassin for the Central Intelligence Agency during the 1960s and the 1970s.The film tells the life story of Chuck Barris, who was a game show host and, according to Barris's autobiography, a CIA hitman. Barris was largely responsible for the creation of several television game shows, including The Dating Game, The Gong Show, and The Newlywed Game. The film portrays Barris's career as a television producer and host, along with his supposed life as an assassin who uses his visits to Europe as a chaperon for Dating Game prize winners as a cover for his murderous deeds. While portraying Barris's alleged CIA exploits in an almost comic-book style, the film does not explicitly state his claims to be false. The film includes interviews with a number of Barris's real-life friends...
Full Frontal is a 2002 film by Steven Soderbergh, about a day in the life of people in Hollywood. The film stars Catherine Keener, David Duchovny, Julia Roberts, and Mary McCormack and was shot on digital video in under a month using the Canon XL-1s. The film blurs the line between what is real and what is fiction in its depiction of a film within a film (and possibly within another). It is in the loose structural style and narrative ambiguity of the French New Wave, and it received critical notice for this style.
Ocean's Eleven is a 2001 remake of the 1960 Rat Pack caper film Ocean's Eleven. The 2001 movie was directed by Steven Soderbergh and starring an ensemble cast. The film was generally considered to be a success with both the box office and critics. Soderbergh directed two sequels, Ocean's Twelve in 2004, and Ocean's Thirteen in 2007.
Only days after being released from prison, Danny Ocean (Clooney) recruits a team of specialized 'heist men' to rob three Las Vegas casinos: Bellagio, The Mirage and the MGM Grand, all of which store their money in a central, high-tech bank vault beneath the Bellagio, and the men plan to rob the string of casinos on the night they sponsor the much anticipated Lennox Lewis-Wladimir Klitschko boxing match, a night when $163,156,759.00 will be put into the central safe vault, located 70 yards underneath the Vegas strip. The man who owns these casinos, Terry Benedict (Garcia), is the lover of Danny Ocean's former wife, Tess Ocean (Roberts). As the plot unfolds...
America's Sweethearts (2001) is a romantic comedy film, directed by Joe Roth, starring Julia Roberts, Billy Crystal, John Cusack and Catherine Zeta-Jones.Lee Philips (Crystal) is a movie publicist with a major problem. The latest movie his studio has made stars "America's Sweethearts", Gwen Harrison (Zeta-Jones) and Eddie Thomas (Cusack). However, the couple have recently split, with Gwen running off with a Latin actor, Hector (Hank Azaria). Not only that, but their latest film is being held hostage by the eccentric director, Hal Weidmann (Christopher Walken), who demands that the film first be shown at a press junket. Needing to keep up the illusion that Gwen and Eddie are still a couple, Lee needs to somehow work his magic to get them back together long enough until the press junket for the movie. However, complicating matters, is the fact that Eddie is starting to fall for Gwen's personal assistant, Kiki (Roberts) - who happens to also be Gwen's sister. When the movie is finally...,
The Mexican is a 2001 movie by director Gore Verbinski starring Brad Pitt and Julia Roberts, with a plot that is an unusual mixture between romantic comedy and road movie.
The script was originally intended to be filmed as an independent production without major motion picture stars, but Roberts and Pitt, who had for some time been looking for a project they could do together, learned about it and decided to make it. The movie was then advertised, somewhat misleadingly, as a typical romantic comedy star vehicle, because the script does not focus solely on the Pitt/Roberts relationship and the two share relatively little screen time together.
The plot is about Jerry Welbach's (Pitt) trials and tribulations as he tries to get a famous antique gun, The Mexican, out of Mexico and into the United States. Five years earlier he had caused a traffic accident in which he hit the car of local mobster Arnold Margolese (Gene Hackman), who then had to go to jail for five years when the police...
Erin Brockovich is a 2000 movie which dramatizes the story of Erin Brockovich's first fight against the American West Coast energy giant Pacific Gas and Electric Company known as PG&E. The film's tagline is: "She brought a small town to its feet and a huge company to its knees."
The film was directed by Steven Soderbergh and featured actress Julia Roberts in the lead role for which she subsequently won the Academy Award for Best Actress. It is based on a true story and the real Erin Brockovich has a cameo appearance as a waitress named Julia. The original music score was composed by Thomas Newman.
Erin Brockovich is an unemployed single mother of three who, after losing a personal injury lawsuit against a doctor in a car accident she was in, asks her lawyer, Edward L. Masry, if he can find her a job in compensation for the loss. Ed gives her work as a file clerk in his office, and she runs across some files on a pro bono case involving real-estate and medical records against ...,
Runaway Bride is a 1999 romantic comedy starring Richard Gere and Julia Roberts and directed by Garry Marshall. While not as successful at the box office as the previous movie the three made together (also guest starring Hector Elizondo), Pretty Woman, the movie was, nevertheless, a hit among moviegoers.
Taglines:Julia Roberts plays Maggie Carpenter, a spirited and attractive young woman who has had a number of unsuccessful relationships. Maggie, afraid of being married, has left a trail of boyfriends. Indeed, she's left three men waiting for her in church during wedding day, getting her tabloid fame and the dubious nickname Runaway Bride.
Meanwhile, in New York, reporter Ike Graham (played by Gere), writes a column about her that contains several factual errors. He's fired for it and then decides to write an in-depth article about Maggie in a bid to get his job back. He travels to Hale, Maryland, where he finds her living with her family and on her fourth attempt to become married.
Notting Hill is a 1999 romantic comedy film set in the Notting Hill district of London, England, United Kingdom, that was released on May 21 1999. The screenplay was written by Richard Curtis who had previously written Four Weddings and a Funeral. It was produced by Duncan Kenworthy, and directed by Roger Michell. The film stars Hugh Grant, Julia Roberts, Rhys Ifans, Emma Chambers, Tim McInnerny, Gina McKee and Hugh Bonneville.Bookshop owner William Thacker's world begins to turn upside down after the world's most famous actress, Anna Scott, visits his store. A few minutes later, Will knocks into Anna on the street and spills his orange juice over her. He offers her his place to change, and hence starts a tense courtship between an everyman and the woman every man dreams of.The film was well received by critics, and charted well at the box office, becoming the highest grossing British film yet released. The film won a BAFTA, and was nominated in two other categories. Notting Hill won...
Stepmom is an American film made in 1998. The film is a comedy-drama directed by Chris Columbus. The film starred Julia Roberts and Susan Sarandon.
Tagline: Be there for the joy. Be there for the tears. Be there for each other.
Set in the busy streets of New York, Jackie (Susan Sarandon) and Luke (Ed Harris) are a divorced couple struggling to keep their children Anna (Jena Malone) and Ben (Liam Aiken) happy with this sudden change of lifestyle.
This task is far from easy, as Luke for some time has been dating and is living with his new girlfriend Isabel (Julia Roberts) who is a successful photographer and several years his junior. Isabel tries very hard to make Anna and Ben feel comfortable and happy around her but the kids (more Anna than Ben) are very harsh and rude to her.
Jackie, indirectly blaming Isabel for her failed marriage, also treats her very coldly, largely because Isabel is a career-minded woman, a deep contrast to Jackie's "family first" attitude towards her...,
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If a more appropriate WikiProject or portal exists, please adjust this template accordingly.Conspiracy Theory is a 1997 thriller directed by Richard Donner. It stars Mel Gibson as Jerry Fletcher, an eccentric taxi driver who believes that many world events are actually government conspiracies.
Jerry is infatuated with an assistant district attorney named Alice Sutton (Julia Roberts), whose life Jerry once saved. Alice believes Jerry is a harmless, good-natured eccentric — until one of his theories turns out to be fact.
Jerry turns out to be linked to the murder of Alice's father and to a mysterious scientist named Dr. Jonas (Patrick Stewart) who has been using a CIA program called MKULTRA to program Jerry as a Manchurian Candidate-style assassin. Some of the other conspiracy theories believed by Jerry seem to come true. For example, Jerry believes...,
My Best Friend's Wedding is a 1997 romantic comedy film directed by P. J. Hogan. It stars Julia Roberts, Cameron Diaz, Dermot Mulroney, Rupert Everett and Rachel Griffiths.The film was a commercial and critical success. The song "I Say a Little Prayer (For You)" was covered by singer Diana King and featured heavily in the picture, making it a Billboard top 20 hit. The soundtrack featured a number of Burt Bacharach/Hal David songs.The film is centered on the character Julianne Potter (Roberts), a 27 year-old New York restaurant critic who finds out that her long-time male friend Michael O'Neal (Mulroney) is getting married. The two previously made an agreement that they would marry each other when they turned 28 if they were still both not married, which privately Julianne (called "Jules") has been hoping would happen.Julianne heads to Chicago intent on sabotaging Michael's wedding to the perky Kimberly ("Kimmy") Wallace (Diaz). Soon after Julianne's arrival in Chicago, and after...,
Everyone Says I Love You (1996) is a musical film written and directed by Woody Allen. The film features many stars, including Julia Roberts, Alan Alda, Edward Norton, Drew Barrymore, Gaby Hoffmann, Tim Roth, Goldie Hawn, and Natalie Portman.Set in New York, Venice, and Paris, the film features a rarely used device of having songs sung by ordinary actors not known for their singing. It was among the more critically successful of Allen's later films. The influential critic Roger Ebert once said that it was his favorite of all Allen's films, calling it simply "the best".The film was nominated for Best Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical at the Golden Globes . The DVD is avaliable from online stores such as Play.comThis film was released in North America on 8 December 1996 on 3 screens. Its opening weekend gross was $131,678 ($43,893 per screen). It ended its North American run with $9,714,482. Outside North America, the film earned an addition $16,104,765, boosting its global gross to $25...,
Mary Reilly is a 1996 film directed by Stephen Frears. The movie was written by Christopher Hampton based on the novel Mary Reilly by Valerie Martin.
Mary Reilly is a lonely servant in the home of Dr Henry Jekyll, devoted to her position and her master. Slowly, a gradual friendship between Mary and the doctor begins as well as a growing attraction. However, Mary's quiet presence is thrown upside down when she meets Henry Jekyll's assistant, the handsome but enigmatic Edward Hyde. Although initially repelled, Mary soon finds herself drawn towards his passionate nature. But Edward Hyde is not all he seems...
Reports of alleged production delays and animosity between the two leads helped fuel the poor word-of-mouth preceding the film's release. Upon release, the reviews were decidedly lethal, with only a few critics finding anything much to praise about the entire production, with many finding fault with Roberts, calling her 'miscast' (though Malkovich, too, received his fair share of...
Michael Collins a 1996 biopic about Michael Collins, the Irish patriot and revolutionary who died in the Irish Civil War. Liam Neeson stars as the title character. Also starring are Aidan Quinn (as Harry Boland), Stephen Rea (as Ned Broy), Alan Rickman (as Eamon de Valera), Julia Roberts (as Kitty Kiernan), Ian Hart and Charles Dance. It was scripted and directed by Neil Jordan. The soundtrack was written by Elliot Goldenthal. The film was an international co-production between companies in Ireland, the UK and the USA.In Ireland, the film was extremely successful, becoming the second most successful movie in Irish box-office history and the most successful Irish-made film of all time. The film received generally positive reviews, but was criticized for its historical inaccuracies.With a budget estimated at between $35 to $40 million, receiving 10% to 12% of its budget from the Irish Film Board, the film was one of the most expensive films ever...,
Prêt-à-Porter (English: Ready to Wear) is a 1994 satirical black comedy written, directed and produced by Robert Altman and shot during the Paris, France, Fashion Week with a host of international stars, models and designers.
Miramax considered that American audiences would not understand a French title, so they released the movie in the US as Ready to Wear (Prêt-à-Porter). In other countries, the original title was used. The US DVD and VHS title was Robert Altman's Ready to Wear.
I Love Trouble is a 1994 romantic comedy film starring Nick Nolte and Julia Roberts. It was written by husband-and-wife team Nancy Meyers and Charles Shyer, and directed by Shyer.Rival Chicago reporters Peter Brackett (Nolte) and Sabrina Peterson (Roberts) reluctantly join forces to uncover a train wreck conspiracy and bite off more than they can chew while pursuing the story and bickering along the way - and falling in love, despite the fact that he's many years older than she.Sabrina is an ambitious, gifted reporter willing to do whatever it takes to learn the truth about the train accident, which leads her into conflict, then reluctant partnership, with fading star newsman Peter who works for a rival paper. He is her polar opposite: he chases women, smokes cigars, and has just published his first novel. During their pursuit of the story, Peter and Sabrina clash over virtually everything.The film was not well-received by critics, although it grossed over $30 million in box-office...
The Pelican Brief, rated PG-13 in the U.S., is a legal crime thriller based on the novel by the same name written by John Grisham and was adapted into a feature film in 1993, directed by Alan J. Pakula and starring Julia Roberts in the role of young law student Darby Shaw and Denzel Washington as Washington Herald reporter Gray Grantham.
Two Supreme Court justices are assassinated. They had been very different in their voting patterns and opinions in cases that had come before them. Tulane law student Darby Shaw theorizes that there may be some similarity in their otherwise-different voting patterns that may provide a motive for their assassinations. She discovers that both were protective of the environment (the only subject the two agreed on) in their votes. Research also reveals that the Fifth Circuit ruling, contrary to a corporation's financial interest, had ruled in favor of protecting an expanse of wetlands in Louisiana used by pelicans and other wildlife as a habitat.
Hook is a 1991 family action/adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg, starring Robin Williams, Dustin Hoffman, Julia Roberts, Bob Hoskins and Maggie Smith. The film is based on J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan and acts as a sequel to the events in the novel, focusing on a grown-up Peter Pan who has forgotten his childhood.
Successful lawyer Peter Banning (Williams) has become so engrossed in his work that he has lost touch with his wife Moira (Caroline Goodall) and his children Jack (Charlie Korsmo) and Maggie (Amber Scott). The family travels to London to visit Granny Wendy Darling (Smith), Moira's grandmother, who also raised Peter and other orphans. While the adults are at a dinner banquet honoring Wendy and her work, Jack and Maggie are kidnapped, with the only clue being a dagger-bearing note signed "JAS Hook, Captain", informing Peter that his presence is necessary to retrieve his children. Peter does not accept Wendy's assertions that this is caused by the real Captain Hook (Dustin...,
Sleeping with the Enemy is a 1991 psychological thriller film starring Julia Roberts, who escapes from her abusive, obsessive husband, played by Patrick Bergin. She captures the attention of a kindly gentleman, played by Kevin Anderson.Laura Burney (Julia Roberts) lives a seemingly idyllic life on Cape Cod. She has a beautiful ocean view home, and a handsome and successful broker husband, Martin Burney (Patrick Bergin). Martin is an extremely controlling man who demands perfection. He insists hand towels be lined up neatly and all of their canned foods stacked with the labels facing forwards. He wants his wife to cook him gourmet meals and makes love listening to Berlioz' Symphonie Fantastique.But he is also an abusive husband. He knocks her to the floor and accuses her of sleeping with a neighbor, Dr. Fleishman, (Kyle Secor) in their home after learning from the doctor that she was merely looking out a window. In spite of his irrational jealousy, Martin accepts an invitation to sail...,
Dying Young is a 1991 film, directed by Joel Schumacher. It is based on a novel of the same name by Marti Leimbach, and stars Julia Roberts and Campbell Scott with Vincent D'Onofrio, Colleen Dewhurst and Ellen Burstyn.
Dying Young is a drama that presents themes such as the evolution of the universal yearning for intimacy. Hilary O'Neil (Julia Roberts) is a pretty, outgoing yet cautious young woman who has had little luck in work or love. Victor Gettes (Campbell Scott) is a well-educated, rich, and shy 28 year-old. As the film progresses, it is shown that Victor's health is worsening progressively, due to lukemia. Much to the dismay of his businessman father, Victor hires Hilary to be his live-in caretaker while he undergoes a traumatic course of chemotherapy treatment.
At first, Hilary wants to flee from this close encounter with terminal illness, and the all too true realities of impending death, but when something clicks inside her, she becomes actively involved with helping Victor...
Are you afraid to die? Nelson (Kiefer Sutherland) isn't. He's an ambitious, charismatic medical student who persuades classmates Rachel Mannus (Julia Roberts) and David Labraccio (Kevin Bacon) to take part in a reckless experiment. To see if there is life after death, they will kill themselves: temporarily shut down ("flatline") their heart and brain functions to briefly experience clinical death. After Nelson survives the first experiment the others flatline for increasingly longer intervals. But their horror begins when they realize that although they've come back alive...they haven't come back alone (their perceived sins start literally coming back with them until their need for atonement is realised).
Flatliners is a chilling suspense thriller of obsession, fear and redemption, that will take you across the line to a place where terror lives forever.
Pretty Woman is a 1990 American romantic comedy motion picture. The film centers around the title character, down-on-her-luck prostitute Vivian Ward, (Julia Roberts), who is hired by an exceedingly wealthy business man, Edward Lewis, played by Richard Gere, to be his escort for several business functions, and their developing relationship.
Pretty Woman was initially intended to be a dark drama about prostitution in Los Angeles but was reconceptualized into a romantic comedy. The film was a critical success and became one of 1990's highest grossing films, and today is one of the most financially successful entries in the romantic comedy genre, with an estimated gross of $464 million USD. Roberts received a Golden Globe Award for her role, and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress. Screenwriter J. F. Lawton was nominated for a Writers Guild Award and a BAFTA Award. The film was followed by a string of similar romantic comedies, including Runaway Bride, which teamed up...,
Steel Magnolias, by Robert Harling, is a 1987 off-Broadway play, made into a successful movie in 1989. Based on the author's experience with the death of his sister, Steel Magnolias is a comedy-drama about the bond among a group of southern women in northwest Louisiana.
The action centers around Truvy's beauty parlor and some women who regularly gather there. The drama begins on the morning of Shelby's wedding to Jackson and covers events over the next year, including Shelby's decision to have a child despite having Type 1 diabetes and the complications that result from the decision. We also get a glimpse of the unlikely friendship between Claire and Ouiser; Annelle's transformation from a shy, anxious newcomer in town, to a partying woman, then to a religious fundamentalist; and Truvy's relationships with the men in her family. Although the main storyline involves Shelby, her mother, and Shelby's medical battles, the underlying group-friendship among all six women is prominent...,
Mystic Pizza is a 1988 film directed by Donald Petrie and starring Annabeth Gish, Julia Roberts, and Lili Taylor.
The film is about the coming of age of two sisters and their friend, as seen through the romantic lives of the three main characters: Kat, Daisy, and Jojo , who all work as waitresses at Mystic Pizza in Mystic, Connecticut. The town of Mystic, Connecticut, a Portuguese fishing town, as a metaphor, is the fourth character in the movie - underscored in the final scene of the movie, by the shooting star that zips across the velvety black night sky as Kat, Daisy and JoJo drink a toast to their futures.
The movie also touches on an Old World work ethic. Kat and Daisy are sisters and rivals; the former works all the time and aspires to attend Yale University, while the latter just wants to have fun. Kat is the apple of her Portuguese mother's eye, while Daisy is not, as she is promiscuous, and is not as goal-oriented as her younger sister.
There is also a dynamic between the ...,
Julia Roberts was born in Smyrna, Georgia, Cobb County